Edumatics® offers online tutoring sessions through WebEx®, by Cisco®. WebEx is a secure communications platform that offers video conferencing with a screen, application and file sharing system that incorporates a whiteboard application into the entire visual aspect of the session.

Student hardware and software recommendations and requirements for Online Tutoring classes:

Broadband internet connection and a PC or Apple Macintosh computer (desktop or laptop) running Windows, OS X or Linux is required.

Several mobile devices are compatible, but full functionality during a tutoring session may be limited and successful tutoring sessions are not guaranteed.

Webcam, speakers and microphone are required. A headset with a noise cancelling mic is highly recommended.


Windows Hardware Requirements

Intel Core2 Duo or AMD CPU 2.XX GHz or higher processor

A minimum of 2 GB of RAM is recommended


Mac Hardware Requirements

2.0 GHz or higher CPU

A minimum of 512 MB of RAM is recommended


Supported Windows Operating Systems

Windows XP SP3

Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)

Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)

Windows 2008 Server (64-bit)

Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)

Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit)


Supported Mac Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion


Supported Linux Operating Systems

Ubuntu 12.x and 14.x (Gnome) – latest release

Red Hat 5 – latest release

Open SuSE 13.1 – latest release

Fedora 19 – latest release (all 32-bit)


Cisco WebEx Meeting Server version 2.0 and higher supports:

Apple iPhones and iPads using iOS 6.0 and later

Android mobile devices using Android 2.1 and later

Jabber for iPhones and for Android 9.6 and later


Tested Windows Browsers

Internet Explorer: 8 – latest release

Mozilla Firefox: 10 – latest release

Google Chrome: 23 – latest release


Tested Mac Browsers

Mozilla Firefox: 10 – latest release

Apple Safari: versions supported by the supported operating systems (Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8)

Chrome: 23 – latest release


Client and Browser Requirements

JavaScript and cookies enabled

Java 6 or Java 7 (for web browsers that support Java) enabled

Cisco WebEx plug-ins enabled for Chrome 32 and later or Firefox 27 and later

Plug-ins enabled in Safari

Active X enabled and unblocked for Microsoft Internet Explorer (recommended)


Firefox 64-bit is not supported.

Cisco WebEx feature introduction video: