# Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Calculator is a feature on the myViewBoard.com website. It allows the user to calculate the required bandwidth according to the Internet connexion and the number of participants.

In computing, the bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path.

## Before using the Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Calculator will need following informations:

- The speed of you Internet connection.

- To calculate how fast your Internet is you may use this website: https://speed.cloudflare.com/ .

- The number of teachers in your school and how many of them will use simultaneously myViewBoard Ecosystem.
- The number of students who might use Virtual Classroom at the same moment.

## Using the Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Calculator is accessible on myviewBoard.com website.

- Sign in to myviewboard.com website
- On the home page, find the Bandwidth Calculator tile
- Click the tile
- Follow the instructions on the screen.

## How to understand the results

Knowing your bandwidth capacity will ensure you and your audience a smooth experience while using myViewBoard Ecosystem.

At the end of the calculation, the following screen will appear :

The screen will show the Bandwidth needed according to several use cases:

- Audio
- Audio+Video within myViewBoard
- Audio+Video while using Zoom

It will show the amount of Bandwidth needed for High Quality, 720Hight Definition, or Full High Definition.