Minimum Technical Requirements

Information on the minimum technical requirements to create and experience with Cavrnus.

Connection

  • Requires always-on data connection in all modes.

Desktop

  • CPU: 1GHz 64 bit or higher
  • GPU: DX11 with feature level 9.3 capabilities or greater, and latest Windows 10 drivers  installed (Windows only), and equivalent for macOS
  • RAM: 8GB or higher (Loading large files may require more RAM)
  • OS: Windows 10 Creator Edition (Recommend Windows 10 Professional Edition),  mac0S Catalina

VR

  • DEVICE: HTC VIVE/VIVE Pro, Meta Rift/Rift S, Meta Quest/Quest 2 tethered with Meta Link or Virtual Desktop, Windows MR devices
  • CPU: Intel i5 4590 or AMD FX 8350 equivalent or better
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon RX580 equivalent or better, and  latest Windows 10 drivers installed
  • RAM: 16GB or higher (Loading large files may require more RAM)
  • OS: Windows 10 Creator Edition (Recommend Windows 10 Professional Edition)
  • SteamVR: Latest Version

Meta Quest 2

  • DEVICE: Meta Quest 2. Requires side loading the .apk. Request the .apk from event host.

iPad Pro with AR

  • DEVICE: 2017 iPad Pro 10.5-inch or later with iOS 13.1 or later. Available in the Apple  App Store, search for Cavrnus Spaces, then install and open.

Magic Leap 1 (Beta)

  • DEVICE: Magic Leap 1. Requires side loading the .mpk. Request the .mpk from event  host.

Web-based video conferencing-only (voice, video and screen share streaming)

  • WEB BROWSER: Latest Chrome browser on Windows, macOS, iOS and Android is  preferred for maximum functionality. Firefox, Safari and Edge can be used, but are not  recommended.

Recommendations for Windows 10 updates and settings

Before installing Cavrnus Spaces:

  • Confirm the PC is running Windows 10 Creator Edition or Professional Edition
  • From the taskbar search field, type, "About your PC" and press enter
  • Check the Edition in the system's list
  • Perform all Windows 10 updates
  • From the taskbar search field, type, "Windows update", and select "Check for updates
  • Press the "Check for updates" button
  • Follow all instructions, including system restarts, until the system is completely up-to-date
  • Confirm the Windows 10 video codecs are installed and working as expected, especially for the Professional Edition
  • Test to see if the video codec is installed by playing an .mp4 video locally from the PC
  • If the video plays, then the codec is installed
  • If the video does not play, then the codec is not installed
  • If the codec is not installed, download and install it from Microsoft
  • Confirm that Speech Services and Typing Suggestions is turned on
  • From the taskbar search field, type, "Speech, Inking, & Typing" and press enter
  • If the grey button reads, "Turn on speech service and typing suggestions," then press the button to activate the feature
  • If the grey button reads, "Turn off speech service and typing suggestion," then the appropriate voice features are active

Recommendations for SteamVR updates (for VR mode only)

Before installing Cavrnus Spaces:

  • Open Steam and install all software updates
  • Open SteamVR and install all software updates
  • Open SteamVR and install all firmware updates