Hughes Global Education announces Next-Gen Proctoring platform | Press Release

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Hughes Global Education announces Next-Gen Proctoring platform

Introduces advanced online proctoring across Programs for working executives delivered over Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018: Hughes Global Education, today announced the launch of its fifth generation online assessment platform; for IOL platform in India. Aimed at ensuring a fair, equal and standardized opportunity for each student, the new assessment platform comes equipped with inbuilt monitoring and recording features, developed to address the growing need of proctoring requirements across various partner institutions.

The assessment platform is intelligent enough equipped with semi AI features, it will not only capture data from audio and video feeds, but is also capable of detecting movements/noise, background distractions, and use of unfair means like collaborative cheating.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Partho Banerjee, President, and Managing Director, Hughes Communications India Ltd. (HCIL), the parent company of HGEIL, stated, “We are very happy to announce the new generation AOL-5G platform in India, exclusively delivered & developed in-house by Hughes Global Education. Hughes has been the pioneer in technology-based learning, with path breaking innovations and models for last 16 years, and with the introduction of this new advanced platform equipped with best in class online proctoring capabilities, we look forward to bringing an unmatched advantage to both partner institution and students with fair and ethical assessments. The system will also be a game changer in Direct To Desktop based synchronous learning initiative.”

The system also couples with an advanced online assessment system. Students will be able to view answered, unanswered and marked for review questions in the grid while attempting the examination. The program also aims at reducing accidental closures by students as coordinator can only close the window through password.

Further, proctor module will allow the programme to capture multiple streams of data. On detection of any event beyond permissible limits, the platform will raise an automatic flag for further checking to concerned authorities. Once the student exits the AOL platform, the platform will automatically restore all features disabled as part of the assessment.

Hughes Global Education has collaborated with reputed institutions in India such as the IITs, IIMs, IIFT ,XLRI and others to offer online education and training programs on a large scale including specialized courses for working executives across Leadership, Management, Banking, and Finance areas.

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About Hughes Global Education India

Hughes Global Education India Ltd (HGEIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL) which is India’s leading provider of broadband networks and a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC. HGEIL provides the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform for satellite- based education and training for working professionals/students. Delivered over a live, interactive, real-time, two-way video, voice and data platform, it is available today in 75 classrooms in 30 odd cities. HGEIL has redefined the next generation of education, i.e. the real-time Interactive Onsite Learning platform. Started in 2001and the first of its kind in India, this platform seamlessly integrates the strengths of traditional methods of education—classroom teaching—with the latest in technology.

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1 million residential and business customers across North America and Brazil. For large enterprises and governments, the company’s HughesON® managed network services provide complete connectivity solutions employing an optimized mix of satellite and terrestrial technologies. The JUPITER™ System is the world’s most widely deployed High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, operating on more than 20 satellites by leading service providers, delivering a wide range of broadband enterprise, mobility and cellular backhaul applications. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 6 million terminals to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share, and its technology is powering broadband services to aircraft around the world.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com and follow @Hughes_Corp on Twitter.

About EchoStar

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

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