Our patented web filtering technology was imagined and designed exclusively for education. Lightspeed Filter ™ combines decades of web filtering experience and AI learning with a support team that is trained to specialise in the needs of your school, trust, local authority or hybrid learning environment.
Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay) is powered by the most comprehensive database of education-focused online content in the industry from 20 years of web indexing. Patented Lightspeed agents leverage advanced AI to automatically block millions of inappropriate and harmful sites, images, and videos—without overblocking. Lightspeed Filter can differentiate types of sites such as adult gaming versus educational gaming with our Esports categories.
Built for out-of-the-box compliance with KCSIE and Ofsted e-safety, Lightspeed Filter is the only content filtering software on the market that employs all four key components of accurate, consistent protections: a comprehensive database for effective filtering, always-on web crawling, advanced machine learning, and in-house data scientists.
With our proprietary SmartPlay™ technology, Lightspeed Filter makes YouTube a safe and reliable instructional tool. Out of the box, SmartPlay’s patented agents and mature database effectively block millions of inappropriate videos, thumbnails, and recommended by YouTube content. Customisable policy controls enable admins to set parameters and selectively allow and permit content—including videos and comments, by year, group, class, and site types—without being overly restrictive.
Students and staff are like Goldilocks—they need their access to online content to be just right. Customize student access to content quickly by simultaneously syncing multiple directory sources in minutes with SmartSync technology. For staff, set control policies for reports and student data based on individuals or groups, from educators to IT administrators to district officials. Give your team the visibility into student online activity to ensure secure, consistent, and appropriate learning experiences for all students across devices.
Whether parents are assisting students with remote lessons, serving as tech support for their children, or making sure that devices are being used appropriately, their involvement is more important than ever. The Lightspeed Parent Portal™ enhances guardian communication by allowing visibility into their child’s internet activity at home to keep them safe, focused, and observing healthy screen time allowances. Ensure healthy screen time with comprehensive, real-time reporting that surfaces harmful internet browsing.
Lightspeed Filter uses proprietary SmartAgents compatible on Chrome, Windows, Mac (compatible with the latest Mac OS update: Big Sur), and iOS operating systems.
Lightspeed SmartPlay uses advanced machine-learning AI – with a database that grows daily – for advanced filtering capabilities on YouTube. No matter where students are located, SmartPlay allows and blocks embedded video content around the internet to ensure only appropriate content is being shown. SmartPlay is available to Lightspeed Filter users, and offers detailed reporting and control options for educators.
Lightspeed Parent Portal includes Weekly Parent Report emails to improve communication between the school and the students’ home. Lightspeed Filter customers can invite parents to view their child’s internet activity, straight to their inbox. Lightspeed Parent Portal empowers a students’ family to get involved in their education without extra work for IT teams.
Cloud-based web filtering protection, simplified SSL decryption, and easy implementation with no hardware.
With Lightspeed Systems, I have been able to get my teachers invested into using Chromebooks in the classroom and feeling more comfortable with what students are capable of accessing in class.
Greenbrier County School District,
Technology Systems Specialist
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Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.
Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.
Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.
Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.
Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.