Lightspeed Filter™, Lightspeed Alert™ and Lightspeed

Austin, Texas, July 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems® (“Lightspeed”), a global leader in learning safety and efficiency, is honored that three of its industry-leading solutions – Lightspeed Filter, Lightspeed Alert and Lightspeed Analytics – have won the Tech & Learning Awards for Best of Show. These three Lightspeed solutions have been chosen among the most successful in the edtech industry.

  • light speed filter Automatically blocks harmful content leveraging 20 years of web indexing and the power of advanced AI technology. Lightspeed Filter goes beyond CIPA compliance to provide districts with a complete web filtering solution that’s fast, smart, and secure.
  • LSpeed ​​alert monitors students’ online activity for indicators of self-harm, violence, and bullying, then brings any activity of concern to the attention of the district and the internal team of trained 24/7 security specialists 7/365 from Lightspeed. When an imminent threat is detected, the Lightspeed team immediately notifies designated personnel and/or emergency personnel for rapid response.
  • Analysis of the speed of light is the industry’s leading data analytics program that helps educators harness their data for better school results. By tracking app usage in real time across all student devices, regardless of where students are using them, district managers can use Lightspeed Analytics to generate the data-driven insights they need to protect student data privacy, increase ROI, and track student engagement.

“Advancing education and student safety through innovative and secure technology is what inspires and motivates our team,” said Brian Thomas, CEO of Lightspeed Systems. “Every day, millions of students are safer and learn more effectively with these solutions and we are honored by Tech & Learning’s recognition of this contribution.”

Tech & Learning’s Best of Show awards were announced at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference in New Orleans last week. The judges awarded the products and solutions to the exhibitors who are transforming education in schools around the world. Lightspeed Systems was on hand to meet with educators, district leaders and partners with the goal of advancing learning and safety for all students.

About Lightspeed Systems®

With over 20 years of providing technology to meet the needs of schools, Lightspeed Systems® is the market leader in online student safety and efficiency. The Lightspeed ecosystem of cloud-based solutions, purpose-built to meet today’s ever-changing challenges, provides schools around the world with the web filter, student safety monitor, classroom management software, the most efficient device management tool and scanner available. Lightspeed Systems is a proven partner for schools, serving more than 20 million students in 39 countries and 28,000 schools worldwide. To learn more, visit

Lance B. Holton