TOFEL introduced voice identification to avoid malpractice
ETS, who conducts TOEFL test all over the world, declared that it will launch a biometric identification to stop malpractice in this exam. This new security system will enable them to make this exam fair. This will add new technique to TOEFL Programme's comprehensive security system.
Vice Presidents & Chief Operating Officer of ETS's global division, David Hunt, said, "The inclusion of biometric voice identification technology is yet another tool in the TOEFL test security portfolio to ensure test integrity worldwide."
It will use highly advanced speaker identification platforms which is generally used by government and law enforcement agencies. This new software uses statistical pattern matching techniques, advance voice classification methods, and inputs from multiple system to compare speech samples from TOEFL test takers.