Real-Time Audio-Video works with standard webcam, USB audio, and analog audio devices. The feature also works with standard conferencing applications, such as Skype, WebEx, and Google Hangouts. To support Real-Time Audio-Video, your Horizon deployment must meet certain software and hardware requirements.

Virtual desktops

Virtual desktops must have View Agent 6.0, or Horizon Agent 7.0 or later, installed.

Published desktops and applications

To use the Real-Time Audio-Video feature with published desktops and applications, Horizon Agent 7.0.2 or later must be installed on the RDS host.

Horizon Client computer or client access device

  • Real-Time Audio-Video is supported on all operating systems that run Horizon Client for Windows. For information, see System Requirements for Windows Client Systems.

  • The webcam and audio device drivers must be installed, and the webcam and audio device must be operable, on the client computer. You do not need to install the device drivers on the machine where the agent is installed.

Display protocols

  • PCoIP

  • VMware Blast (requires Horizon Agent 7.0 or later)