voice authentication

V2verify Enters Dreamit SecureTech Accelerator

V2verify Enters Dreamit SecureTech Accelerator

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition The Omaha-based voice biometrics specialist V2verify has revealed that it will be a member of Dreamit’s Fall 2019 SecureTech Cohort. The Dreamit accelerator has already backed more than 320 startups, and was set up to assist companies that are working to solve tech problems in a range of different industries.…

EVA Voice Recognition Platform Gets OpenID Connect 1.0 Compatibility

EVA Voice Recognition Platform Gets OpenID Connect 1.0 Compatibility

Auraya’s EVA voice biometrics platform is now compatible with OpenID Connect 1.0, paving the way for more extensive integrations into third party platforms and systems. First announced earlier this summer, EVA is a voice recognition solution designed for Amazon Connect, Amazon Web Services’ contact center platform. It essentially allows clients using Amazon Connect to leverage…

ID R&D Promotes Cross-Channel Integration with IDVoice Version 2.7

ID R&D Promotes Cross-Channel Integration with IDVoice Version 2.7

ID R&D has released the latest iteration of its voice recognition platform. IDVoice version 2.7 is ten times faster than its predecessor, and includes utility features that make it easier to deploy across multiple voice channels. The latter is particularly noteworthy insofar as it simplifies the biometric enrollment and authentication process for enterprise-level customers. Other…

INTELid Integrates ValidSoft Voice Biometrics into Blockchain Identity Platform

INTELid Integrates ValidSoft Voice Biometrics into Blockchain Identity Platform

INTELid is integrating ValidSoft’s voice recognition technology into its Digital Identity blockchain platform. The partnership will add voice biometrics to the platform’s digital identity token, allowing INTELid users to verify their identities through simple vocal interactions. “When you provide a digital identity, you want to make sure you have the most reliable and secure technology…

UK Tax Agency to Delete 5 Million Voice Files After GDPR Violation

UK Tax Agency to Delete 5 Million Voice Files After GDPR Violation

The United Kingdom’s tax authority has until June 5th to delete 5 million voice recordings that were used to provide biometric authentication for British citizens. The program dates back to 2017, when HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) began asking callers to use the phrase “My voice is my password” to register their voice biometrics and…

Santander Becomes Latest Big Bank to Deploy Nuance Voice Biometrics Tech

Santander Becomes Latest Big Bank to Deploy Nuance Voice Biometrics Tech

“While the system is certainly convenient for customers, it’s also delivers considerable security to the organization deploying it…” Santander is upgrading the security and convenience of its phone banking services thanks to biometric technology from Nuance Communications. The Spain-based bank has become the latest financial institution to implement voice recognition in its call center, allowing…

Nuance Gets Another Bank Deployment for Voice Authentication Tech

Nuance Gets Another Bank Deployment for Voice Authentication Tech

“Once a customer has registered their voice into the system, the technology can match their voice on a live call to the biometric profile on file.” Nuance Communications has snagged another bank deployment for its voice biometrics technology. Its latest client is Kennebunk Savings, a community bank located primarily in Maine and with $1.25 billion…

Inzenius to Adopt Voice Biometrics in Time and Attendance Solutions

Inzenius to Adopt Voice Biometrics in Time and Attendance Solutions

“The companies’ partnership reflects a broader trend underway around the world, as a growing number of businesses and other organizations opt for biometric time and attendance tracking.” Inzenius is the latest human resources management solutions provider to embrace biometric technology for time and attendance tracking. The company, which is focused on the Australia and New…

Interactions, LLC Adds Risk Scoring Tech to Call Center Platform

Interactions, LLC Adds Risk Scoring Tech to Call Center Platform

Massachusetts-based Interactions, LLC is enhancing the security of its Intelligent Voice Assistants platform through a new partnership with Next Caller. The latter specializes in phone-based fraud detection, offering a platform called VeriCall that is designed to produce a risk score for incoming calls based on the phone number and network information. Integrated into Interactions, LLC’s…

Major Irish Bank Deploys Nuance’s Voice Authentication System

Major Irish Bank Deploys Nuance’s Voice Authentication System

“…he move was also a response to enthusiasm that customers demonstrated for the biometric authentication technology used in AIB’s mobile app.” One of Ireland’s biggest banks has implemented voice recognition technology from Nuance Communications for customer authentication. Thanks to the newly implemented system, Allied Irish Banks customers who register for voice authentication can confirm their…

Nuance Delivers Germany’s First Call Center Voice Recognition System

Nuance Delivers Germany’s First Call Center Voice Recognition System

“…Nuance said it was the first such use of voice biometrics in Germany, and asserted that the technology was already improving customer satisfaction while reducing call times.” Nuance Communications‘ voice biometrics technology has arrived in Germany, in what the company says is an industry first. The company’s client, Deutsche Telekom, is now using Nuance’s technology to…

NICE Adds Proactive Fraudster Identification to Call Center Platform

NICE Adds Proactive Fraudster Identification to Call Center Platform

“It will flag individuals displaying this suspicious behavior for further review, and add their voice biometrics to a watch list that can block them in future call attempts.” Call center security specialist NICE has announced a new AI system designed to automatically identify and flag fraudsters. Called “Proactive Fraudster Exposure”, it’s a new component of…

ENACOMM Enters Distribution Partnership with Alcor Consulting

ENACOMM Enters Distribution Partnership with Alcor Consulting

“Consumers are ready for conversational banking, and ENACOMM’s secure and convenient solution allows financial institutions not counted among the megabanks to offer technology-enhanced customer interactions that rival those presented by the biggest players.” -David Spore, President, Alcor Consulting ENACOMM has another distribution partner for its Virtual Personal Assistant (VPA) and ENACOMM Financial Suite (EFS) offerings. Alcor…

Aculab Launches Voice Recognition API

Aculab Launches Voice Recognition API

“VoiSentry is designed as a scalable speaker verification system that is simple to install and integrate and can be deployed on the customers platform of choice.” – Ian Colville, Product Manager, Aculab UK-based Aculab has announced a new voice authentication solution for the enterprise. Called “VoiSentry”, it’s an API solution aimed at letting clients deploy voice…

UK Tax Authority Under Fire Over Use of Voice Biometrics

UK Tax Authority Under Fire Over Use of Voice Biometrics

“The HMRC, for its part, has responded to the criticism by noting that registration in its voice authentication system is voluntary, that identifying information is stored separately from the voice templates…” Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the UK’s equivalent of the IRS, is coming under fire from at least one privacy rights group over…

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: 3 Exciting FinTech Solutions of Tomorrow

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: 3 Exciting FinTech Solutions of Tomorrow

If you are looking to see examples of biometrics in action, authenticating the common person and actively protecting real sensitive data, the place to look is the financial services market. Mobile wallets have taken off, enabling consumers to pay with their fingerprints, corporate banking clients scan their vein patterns to make high risk transactions through…

TalkTalk Enables Voice Authentication For Its Customers

TalkTalk Enables Voice Authentication For Its Customers

UK telecom TalkTalk has enabled voice authentication for its four million customers, the company has announced. With a new feature called TalkSafe, customers who choose to opt-in will be able to set up a voiceprint by repeating an assigned phrase three times, after which that phrase can be used for authentication whenever they call the…

Worldcore Relies on Voice Biometrics for Payment Authentication

Worldcore Relies on Voice Biometrics for Payment Authentication

A new digital payments platform is aiming to use voice biometrics as a secure means of customer authentication. Called Worldcore, the company aims to be the first European Union-regulated payment platform. It’s currently seeking PCI DSS Level 1 certification, with an eye to launching its e-commerce solution by this summer. And a major component of…

RBC Introduces Voice Authentication Via Natural Speech

RBC Introduces Voice Authentication Via Natural Speech

One of Canada’s biggest banks, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), has become the first in the country to introduce real-time voice authentication via natural speech. It’s intended as a secure means of replacing PIN, passwords, and cumbersome question-and-answer verification for customers calling the bank. The system was tested in a pilot project over the summer, and…