System Technical Requirements

To use Halo Exams and submit your exams successfully, make sure you have the most up-to-date browser, operating system, and a good internet connection:

  • Browser: You cannot start an exam session on a browser. Please download the HALO Exams app for Windows 10 or Mac from the Downloads page.

  • Internet connection with 500+ Kbps


With Halo Exams, it is required that you have a camera with at least SD 480p resolution video. Some cameras have higher resolution and quality. require a faster connection and greater processing power for optimal streaming and uploading speeds. Here's what you'll need:

  • Internet connection with 1+ Mbps

  • Operating system:
     Windows 10 or
     Mac OS (Catalina, Mojave or High Sierra)

  • Memory: 2GB RAM


You are required to lose other tabs, browsers, and programs during the exam process.

It may also help to hardwire your Internet connection, instead of using a wireless network connection.

The table below shows the approximate speeds recommended to play each video format.


Camera Resolution

Recommended sustained speed

4K

20 Mbps

HD 1080p

5 Mbps

HD 720p

2.5 Mbps

SD 480p

1.1 Mbps

If you are looking for contact information or tech support, please go to the Support page.