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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn and 123ID Announce Integration Partnership

Press Release

Desire2Learn and 123ID announce partnership to integrate biometric technology with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment.

Desire2Learn Inc., a world-leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning systems, and 123ID, Inc. a software development corporation specializing in pattern analysis and matching of fingerprints, have announced a partnership to begin work to integrate biometric technology with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment.

The partnership sets the initial groundwork for Desire2Learn and 123ID to provide a greater eLearning experience to administrators, educators and learners. The integration of biometric technology with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment will provide value to learners by simplifying access to their courses, as well as reduce the concern of lost or forgotten passwords.

“123ID is committed to making biometrics a real life tool capable of positive authentication for all systems’ users within various organizations. Partnering with Desire2Learn allows 123ID to reach a specific population with a more convenient and secure authentication,” states Roger Quint, CEO/ CTO, 123ID, Inc. 123ID’s powerful Biometric matching technology will provide superior authentication and verification functionality to Desire2Learn users. Biometrics will provide students one unique ID which will eliminate resetting passwords and reduce administrators’ overall service requests.

“As a customer focused company, Desire2Learn is committed to working with partners to provide our users with the best combination of value and benefits,” says Jeremy Auger, Desire2Learn Chief Operating Officer. “By partnering with 123ID we will be able to offer users an easier way to access the learning environment, while reducing the concern of lost or forgotten passwords.”

This integration is part of Desire2Learn’s ongoing commitment to support compatibility with the content, software and systems Desire2Learn users rely on the most.

About Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc. is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning systems that enable organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, values, goals, pedagogical approaches, and branding. Desire2Learn supports over 4 million learners worldwide and clients include schools, higher education, as well as associations, government, and other leading organizations. For more information, please visit:

About 123ID Inc.

123ID, Inc. is a software development corporation
specializing in pattern analysis and matching of fingerprints based on Vector
Field principles. The biometric solutions and products of 123ID are built to
work in practical applications addressing the realities and challenges of
identifying persons under live conditions. For more information see


Drew Maddison
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Desire2Learn Inc.
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Desire2Learn Inc.
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