Minneapolis, MN, June 3, 2015 – Today, global computer-based testing leader Pearson VUE announced the acquisition of ProctorCam, a leading online proctored testing platform. The integration of an online proctoring solution will enable Pearson VUE clients to extend the reach of their testing programs to remote areas and expand the breadth of their programs.
Bob Whelan, managing director of Pearson VUE, said: “We are committed to ongoing investments in technology and innovation required to grow customer value and bring new products and services to the testing industry.
“Center-based testing with live, in-person proctors will remain the cornerstone of Pearson VUE’s delivery solution for the foreseeable future. Our acquisition of ProctorCam will allow our clients to expand their programs by providing an integrated, online proctoring solution to complement our live-proctored testing center network, allowing them to deliver a full suite of exams."
Rob Toof, CEO and founder of ProctorCam, said: “We’re really pleased to be joining the Pearson VUE family. Having worked closely with the Pearson VUE team over the last couple of years, we’re confident that this is the right move for our staff and our technology.
“As the clear leader in this industry, Pearson VUE can provide the investment and infrastructure necessary to ensure the ProctorCam tool becomes the standard for online proctoring.”
As part of Pearson VUE’s unique Innovation Through Partnership Program, ProctorCam has been a technology partner of Pearson VUE’s since 2013.