The company offers a biometric software only solution called BioSig- ID™ that requires NO additional hardware. BioSig-ID captures the way a user moves their finger or mouse on a drawing area that appears on a touch screen or monitor. The unique pattern of speed, direction, length, height, width and angle is captured creating a template that future logins are compared to. “Think of ‘etch a sketch’ but now we capture and store your unique writing pattern,” says Maynard.BioSig-ID distinguishes the user’s pattern from others and grants access to the gradable event or exam only after confirming the identity.
After drawing only 4 characters, BioSig-ID software can determine if the registered student is the same student accessing the course material
BSI boasts over 3 million uses, 90 clients, and users in over 70 countries across various verticals, including Online Education, Healthcare, Financial, Enterprise and Ecommerce. One of the company’s clients, EduKan uses BioSig-ID to manage the online courses for a consortium of six colleges in Kansas. EduKan has replaced virtually all proctoring with BioSig- ID and reported saving money and significant time for faculty. As the organization’s courses also included other assessments such as discussion/ participation groups and quizzes, it needed a technology that could be used for all gradable events. “We were looking for a solution that would allow our students to authenticate their identity randomly throughout the duration of course,” says Mark Sarver, CEO, EduKan. “BSI’s technology met our needs andaligned with our mission of remaining affordable and accessible while maintaining student privacy,” he adds.
Riding on such success stories and survey results showing 98 percent positive user experiences, BSI is expecting large increase in use of its entire suite of biometric solutions that provide security for all web and mobile apps, ecommerce purchases and PC/ mobile device lock down security.