Patch Notes

Patch Notes

We are excited to announce the latest update for the LockDown Browser app, designed to enhance security and streamline the online examination experience. In this release, we have introduced several new features, made important fixes, and implemented various improvements based on user feedback. Read on to discover the detailed patch notes for this update:

New Features:

  • Face Recognition Technology: We have integrated advanced face recognition technology into the LockDown Browser app. This feature ensures that the authorized test-taker is present during the examination. The app will compare the test-taker's face with their registered profile picture to verify identity, enhancing exam integrity.
  • Enhanced Security Measures: To further strengthen the security of online exams, we have introduced additional measures to prevent unauthorized access and cheating. These measures include enhanced monitoring of system activities, improved encryption algorithms, and advanced anti-tampering mechanisms.
  • Mobile Device Compatibility: Responding to user demand, we have made the LockDown Browser app compatible with mobile devices, allowing students to take exams on their smartphones and tablets. This feature provides greater flexibility and convenience, ensuring students can complete exams wherever they are.
  • Accessibility Improvements: We understand the importance of accessibility for all users. In this update, we have implemented several improvements to make the LockDown Browser app more accessible to individuals with disabilities. These improvements include better screen reader compatibility, keyboard navigation enhancements, and improved support for alternative input devices.

Fixes and Improvements:

  • Compatibility with Popular Learning Management Systems**: We have resolved compatibility issues with various popular learning management systems (LMS). Students can now seamlessly access and take exams through their preferred LMS platforms without encountering any technical difficulties.
  • Performance Optimization: We have optimized the app's performance to ensure smooth and efficient operation during exams. This update includes reduced memory usage, faster loading times, and improved stability, providing a seamless experience for both students and instructors.
  • Streamlined User Interface: We have refined the user interface to make it more intuitive and user-friendly. The updated interface includes clearer instructions and improved navigation, making it easier for students to navigate through the app and focus on their exams.
  • Bug Fixes: We have addressed various minor bugs and glitches reported by users. These fixes improve overall stability and reliability, minimizing disruptions during exams.
  • Documentation and Support: We have updated the documentation and support resources to provide comprehensive guidance on using the LockDown Browser app. The updated documentation includes step-by-step instructions, troubleshooting tips, and FAQs, ensuring that users have access to the information they need.

We are committed to continually improving the LockDown Browser app to meet the evolving needs of educators and students. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us enhance the app's functionality and security. If you encounter any issues or have suggestions for further improvements, please don't hesitate to reach out to our support team.

Thank you for choosing LockDown Browser to ensure a secure online examination environment. We hope that this update will further enhance your exam experience and contribute to the integrity of online education.


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