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Examity Intros Mobile ID Verification

Online proctoring company Examity is introducing a mobile authentication product that will allow test-takers to use their smartphones for identity verification. The ExamiGO platform provides various tools to facilitate student ID authentication, including fingerprint scan, voice match and facial recognition, according to the company.

"The rise of mobile computing among college students provide a unique opportunity for institutions to make ID verification more effective, secure and simple," said Michael London, president and CEO of Examity, in a statement. "The smartphones favored by students provide the backbone for state-of-the-art verification practices and allow colleges to ensure the integrity of their online programs and streamline the test-taker experience at the same time."

Examity's flagship proctoring and authentication solution offers live, recorded and automated proctoring for online assessment. Current institutional partners include Boston University, Penn State and Yale. For more information, visit the Examity site.

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