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Barclays Bringing Voice Authentication to All Customers Calling In

Barclays Bringing Voice Authentication to All Customers Calling In

“The voice authentication system acts as a replacement for passwords and security questions, and thus should help to cut down call times.” Barclays is enabling voice authentication for all customers calling in to its phone lines. It’s an expansion of a pilot project first undertaken in 2013, when Barclays became the first bank in Europe…

Strict Biometric Screening for China Region Seen as Discriminatory

Strict Biometric Screening for China Region Seen as Discriminatory

Chinese authorities have issued special biometric requirements for aspiring travelers in the Xinjiang region’s Ili prefecture. Regional police have reportedly announced that all residents must provide DNA, fingerprint, and voiceprint biometric data, and must also submit to 3D body scans, in order to apply for travel documents. The strictures follow measures enacted last year in…

TransUnion Developing Voice Biometric Registry

TransUnion Developing Voice Biometric Registry

TransUnion has announced that it is developing a voice biometric registry. The project has been undertaken in collaboration with South African voice biometrics developer OneVault, with an aim to offer the registry as a pay-per-use service for other businesses. Right now the Voice Bank only has 30,000 biometric voiceprints on file, which have mostly been…

AGNITiO Honored By Envisioneering for New Mobile Biometrics Solution

AGNITiO Honored By Envisioneering for New Mobile Biometrics Solution

This year biometric technology had a massive presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with fingerprint,iris, face and voice recognition solutions all finding representation on the exhibition floor. AGNITiO, a provider of voice biometrics solutions, was among the companies representing the strong authentication industry, and the company was named Innovation & Design Award Honoree by the Envisioneering…