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What equipment do I need to use Blackboard Collaborate?



  • A desktop computer with up-to-date operating system or a smartphone
  • Internet connection for online access
  • Software - modern web-browser ideally Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
  • Combined microphone/headset


For further information, you can read our Blackboard Equipment blog.




  • DSL/Cable/LAN Internet connection
  • Webcam (for video)


Note: It is best not to use built-in speakers (built into laptops or webcams) as these can create echoing & feedback and will spoil the session for others.