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Turnitin Acquires ProctorExam

ProctorExam enhances Turnitin’s capabilities to help uphold the integrity of the virtual test-taking experience

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Turnitin, a leading provider of academic integrity and assessment solutions, has acquired European online proctoring company ProctorExam, a global leader in providing flexible SaaS proctoring technology. With this acquisition, Turnitin will be able to offer universities and other institutions more options to uphold integrity in their assessments.

Uphold security, accuracy, and integrity

Since the first lockdown in March 2020 due to the global pandemic, ProctorExam has enabled more than two million remote assessments for partners including universities, education technology/service providers, and businesses. ProctorExam helps customers uphold the integrity of their assessments by providing different forms of proctoring depending on their needs. ProctorExam is committed to protecting personal privacy, prioritizing the customer experience, and being easy to use. Multi-language configurations are available in Dutch, French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, and English.

Empower users with greater access to education

The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented need for tools that support learning continuity. Turnitin and ProctorExam will provide users access to a broad variety of market-leading tools, enhancing the integrity of virtual test-taking experiences with the option to use various forms of proctoring solutions. Together, both companies will empower users with greater access to education and equip organizations with more flexibility, cost-efficiency, scalability, and productivity.

“As the academic integrity and assessment landscape evolves, we are committed to supporting our university and school partners. By coming together with ProctorExam, we ensure that we keep pace with the evolving needs of educators and students. Over time, we will provide customers with a broad portfolio of services that support virtual and in-person assessment experiences,” says Chris Caren, CEO Turnitin.

"Being acquired by Turnitin is an exciting step in ProctorExam’s journey – for clients who will benefit from additional services and for the team members who worked tirelessly to grow the company. Our company’s vision is to make testing more accessible to more people and as a part of Turnitin, we will continue to realize that goal,” says Daniel Haven, director ProctorExam.

About ProctorExam

ProctorExam is the largest online proctoring company in Europe and the global leader in providing SaaS proctoring technology. The company was founded by Daniel Haven in 2014, to provide institutions high-quality proctoring services, across various customer verticals. ProctorExam has its headquarter in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The ProctorExam platform is fully web-based and highly customizable, making use of a wide range of APIs. All modes of online proctoring are possible, from live proctoring to automated. The ProctorExam Proctoring Infrastructure as a Service includes the first 360-degree monitoring capabilities, by using the webcam and the smartphone camera simultaneously.

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About Turnitin

Turnitin is a global company dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and meaningfully improving learning outcomes. For more than 25 years, Turnitin has partnered with educational institutions to promote honesty, consistency, and fairness across all subject areas and assessment types. Turnitin products are used by educational institutions and certification and licensing programs to uphold integrity and increase learning performance, and by students and professionals to do their best, original work.

Turnitin has offices in Australia, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden, The United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. Over 21,000 customers in 185 countries use Turnitin services: Gradescope by Turnitin, iThenticate, Turnitin Feedback Studio, Turnitin Originality, Turnitin Similarity, ExamSoft by Turnitin, ProctorExam and Ouriginal.