voice biometrics

Pindrop Report Highlights Rising Threat of Deepfakes and Voice Fraud

Pindrop Report Highlights Rising Threat of Deepfakes and Voice Fraud

Pindrop is warning about the growing threat of voice fraud in its latest Voice Intelligence Report, which found that voice fraud attacks occurred at a rate of 90 per minute in 2018. The rate of voice fraud climbed more than 350 percent between 2014 and 2018, and had the biggest impact on insurance companies, retailers,…

Sonde Health Receives Patent for Voice-Based Diagnostic Solution

Sonde Health Receives Patent for Voice-Based Diagnostic Solution

Sonde Health has received a patent for its voice-based diagnostic tech, which uses vocal biomarkers to help doctors and patients make more informed healthcare decisions. The Sonde platform essentially functions as an advance warning system, analyzing short speech segments to spot vocal anomalies that could point to a more serious medical issue. Though not a…

Auraya Places ArmorVox Tech in New AISB Voice Recognition Platform

Auraya Places ArmorVox Tech in New AISB Voice Recognition Platform

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition AI Secure Biometrics (AISB) has released a new voice recognition solution through its partnership with Auraya. Dubbed the AISB Voice Biometric Engine, the platform is built with Auraya’s ArmorVox technology and allows corporate clients to deploy voice authentication across a range of phone and digital channels, including contact centers, messaging…

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.…

Reports and Data Forecasts $3.91 Billion Voice Biometrics Market

Reports and Data Forecasts $3.91 Billion Voice Biometrics Market

Biometrics News – Voice Biometrics Reports and Data has released a new report on the voice biometrics market, forecasting that the market will hit $3.91 billion by 2026. The figure represents a CAGR of 23.5 percent based on the firm’s 2018 valuation of the market, which stands at $0.69 billion. The prediction seems anomalously low…

Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has released a new cloud-based authentication solution that verifies people’s identities during voice and text interactions. Dubbed Nuance Gatekeeper, the platform combines Nuance’s ConversationPrint text authenticator with the voice recognition Lightning Engine and behavioral biometrics. Together, the three technologies will empower enterprises to fight fraud…

muxiPAY Enables Secure Naked Payments with Face and Voice Recognition

muxiPAY Enables Secure Naked Payments with Face and Voice Recognition

Biometrics News – Multimodal Biometrics Muxi and Fortress Identity have teamed up to create a new naked payments solution that blends face and voice recognition technology. Dubbed muxiPAY, the platform identifies the customer with a facial recognition scan as they approach the checkout counter, and then asks them to say a passphrase out loud to…

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has added a major trophy to its mantle, taking home the prize for Best Application of AI in Financial Services at the 4th annual AIconics Awards. Presented by Forbes, the Awards honor organizations and individuals that create innovative AI products and services. The winners were…

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D’s voice liveness detection technology has bested the competition in the 2019 Automatic Speaker Verification Spoofing and Countermeasures (ASVspoof) Challenge. The biannual industry challenge evaluates solutions based on their ability to distinguish real speech from false speech that has been generated using Text-to-Speech or voice conversion technology. ID R&D’s solution proved to be the…

Voice Recognition Market to Reach $28B in 2026: Report

Voice Recognition Market to Reach $28B in 2026: Report

Fortune Business Insights (FBI) has released a new report on the voice and speech recognition market, projecting that the market will grow from $6.89 billion to $28.34 billion between 2018 and 2026. The market is expected to display a CAGR of 19.8 percent during that period. FBI credits a number of different factors for the expected growth,…

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…

Forbes Technology Council Extends Invite to ID R&D President

Forbes Technology Council Extends Invite to ID R&D President

ID R&D President Alexey Khitrov is the newest member of the Forbes Technology Council. Khitrov was asked to join the exclusive group based on his experience and past achievements. Like all Forbes Councils, the Forbes Technology Council is an invitation-only gathering of executives who have demonstrated the ability to grow a business. Members are also…

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…

Nuance Offers Faster Voice Authentication with New Lightning Engine

Nuance Offers Faster Voice Authentication with New Lightning Engine

Nuance Communications is releasing a new voice recognition engine that can identify a speaker in less than a second without the use of a passphrase or any other personal information. Dubbed the Lightning Engine, the AI platform is built with deep neural net technology and can be deployed in virtual assistants, smart speakers, and other…

Amazon Faces Class-Action Lawsuit for Recording Children with Alexa

Amazon Faces Class-Action Lawsuit for Recording Children with Alexa

Amazon is facing a potential class action lawsuit due to its recording policies with Alexa. According to a report in The Seattle Times, the lawsuit was filed in Seattle on behalf of a ten-year-old girl in Massachusetts, and alleges that the tech giant has been illegally recording the conversations of children without the consent of…

Voice Recognition Update Lets HomePod ID Multiple Users

Voice Recognition Update Lets HomePod ID Multiple Users

“…the multi-user feature should help Apple compete with rivals like Google Assistant, which already offers personalized functions through voice recognition.” Apple’s HomePod is getting a voice recognition update that will allow it to identify different individuals. The multi-user feature will enable the smart speaker to recognize multiple voices, which will in turn allow it to…

Behavox Adds Voice Biometrics Capability Along with Cantonese and Mandarin Support

Behavox Adds Voice Biometrics Capability Along with Cantonese and Mandarin Support

“Behavox has added voice biometrics capabilities, enabling the system to automatically identify speakers during audio analysis.” Behavox, a “People Analytics” software specialist, has integrated voice biometrics into one of its flagship solutions. With its head office in London and additional offices in New York, San Francisco, and Singapore – as well as an R&D center…

Nuance Selling Off SRS Business to Focus on Cloud, AI Efforts

Nuance Selling Off SRS Business to Focus on Cloud, AI Efforts

Nuance Communications has established a definitive agreement to sell off its India SRS division. It’s part of a larger effort on Nuance’s part to divest itself of its Subscription Revenue Services business, which is focused on mobile services in emerging markets, with the company also having recently completed the sale of its Brazil SRS division.…

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