Technical requirements

VIONA Logo - Virtuelle Online Akademie des IBBYour computer must fulfil the following technical requirements to guarantee that seminars or lessons in our Virtual Online Academy VIONA® run smoothly. This only covers the performance required of your operating system to run the Virtual Online Academy. 

If you are using additional applications during your lessons you must also check the required hard- and software requirements for those resources.

Supported operating systems
Windows 7 and Windows 8 / 8.1

Random access memory (RAM)
Minimum of 4 GB

Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To ensure the smooth operation your computer should contain an up to date multi-core processor (e.g.: Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or AMD FX, A4 - A10).

You will find this information by simply entering dxdiag in the search bar.

computer information

Settings for the operating system
We recommend to use 16:9 monitors with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD). To run the Virtual Online Academy VIONA® you also require up to date versions of the Adobe Flash Player ( and Java Runtime Environment (

Please make sure your security programmes (anti-virus software, firewalls, etc.) do not block the Virtual Online Academy (VIONA®), which uses the (TCP-) ports 80, 443, 1935 and 16501 for outgoing signals. Details can be found in the software’s instruction manual.

General tips
A DSL internet connection (at least DSL 6000) is needed to ensure smooth transmission of the audio and video data. The use of technologies such as UMTS, HSDPA or satellite connections is not supported. Netbooks, nettops, tablet computers and smartphones are not suitable for use with the Virtual Online Academy VIONA®.