voice recognition

Nations Trust Bank Uses Daon’s Biometric Tech In Two New Apps

Nations Trust Bank Uses Daon’s Biometric Tech In Two New Apps

“…both apps get the same sophisticated capabilities through Daon’s IdentityX platform, allowing users to log in via facial, fingerprint, or voice recognition.” Daon‘s flagship biometric authentication platform is being used in another bank’s mobile banking app, this time in Sri Lanka: Nations Trust Bank has announced that the technology is being used for user authentication…

Researchers Warn Speaker Recognition Vulnerable to Effective Mimics

Researchers Warn Speaker Recognition Vulnerable to Effective Mimics

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland are warning about the vulnerability of voice recognition systems to effective mimics. Their findings are outlined in a new study published in Elsevier entitled, “Acoustical and perceptual study of voice disguise by age modification in speaker verification”. Essentially, the researchers sought to see if they could fool automated…

AimBrain and iDENprotect Have Teamed Up

AimBrain and iDENprotect Have Teamed Up

AimBrain and iDENprotect have teamed up, the companies have announced. The former offers a biometric authentication platform based on facial, voice, and behavioral recognition. The latter offers enterprise security solutions that leverage embedded security hardware commonly found in mobile devices. Their partnership will combine iDENprotect’s technology with AimBrain’s facial recognition, offering what they call a…

New Version of S3 Authentication Suite Features “Silent Authenticator”

New Version of S3 Authentication Suite Features “Silent Authenticator”

Nok Nok Labs has announced a new version of its flagship biometric authentication platform, and it comes with some considerable upgrades. Some of the improvements are focused on usability, with version 5.2 of the S3 Authentication Suite featuring new Dashboard, GUI, and command line interfaces to make deployment easier, with the browser-based Dashboards offering analytics…

INTERVIEW: David Benini, VP, Aware, Inc. at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Aware, Inc. has long been one of the big names of the biometrics industry, applying its technology across the consumer, commercial, and government sectors. As disclosed in its latest quarterly update, the company has lately placed a strong focus on R&D, and that has evidently borne fruit in the form of Knomi, Aware’s new mobile…

Ottawa, Munich Firms Collaborate on Voice-Based Authentication Solution

Ottawa, Munich Firms Collaborate on Voice-Based Authentication Solution

Ottawa-based inBay Technologies and Munich-based VoiceTrust are teaming up to collaborate on a biometric authentication platform. The partnership will essentially see the integration of VoiceTrust’s voice recognition technology into inBay’s idQ Trust as a Service identity platform. In a statement announcing the partnership, the heads of both companies emphasized not only the technological collaboration, but…

INTERVIEW: Jackie Comp, VP, Nok Nok Labs at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Over the last several years Nok Nok Labs has proven to be one of the key pioneers of biometric authentication. The company was a co-founder of the increasingly influential FIDO Alliance in 2012, and has since made a strong name for itself with its S3 Authentication Suite, a Premium Edition of which was launched earlier…

Aware CEO Highlights Knomi Solution in Q3 Update

Aware CEO Highlights Knomi Solution in Q3 Update

Aware CEO Kevin Russell highlighted the company’s announcement of Knomi, its new mobile authentication solution based on behavioral, facial, and voice recognition. Aware, Inc. has issued its corporate update for the third quarter. Revenues for the quarter came in at $5.9 million, the same as in the corresponding quarter in 2016. Net income meanwhile, decreased from…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Rogers, VP Sales, Sensory at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Jeff Rogers, VP Sales, Sensory at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is reporting live form Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week, where artificial intelligence and biometrics are taking center stage when it comes to dynamic discussion. It’s fitting then that Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, had a chance to speak with Jeff Rogers, Vice President of Sales for Sensory – a biometrics company specializing in face,…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President, Americas, Daon at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week at Money 20/20, where biometrics are everywhere – from interviews with Steve Wozniak to expert FinTech panels. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Conor White, President, Americas, Daon. Daon is a familiar face at Money20/20’s global events, but this year the company came to…

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory. The conversation begins with some highlights of Sensory’s exceptional year before diving into the details of a recent major milestone for the company: the integration of its TrulySecure biometric software into LG’s latest flagship smartphones. LG’s move came in anticipation of Apple’s recent Face ID announcement, and…

Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

“…Knomi also features ‘proprietary liveness detection techniques that use both passive and interactive methods’ to thwart spoofing attempts.” Aware, Inc. has announced a new mobile authentication solution that combines behavioral biometrics with facial and voice recognition. Called Knomi, the solution is available as a package of SDKs. It can be deployed either as a server-based…

AimBrain Gets UK Patent for Biometric Context System

AimBrain Gets UK Patent for Biometric Context System

UK-based AimBrain has attained a UK patent for one of the processes involved in its biometric authentication solution. Entitled “Conditional behavioural biometrics”, the patent outlines a system that assesses the contextual conditions around a given biometric factor – background noise in a voice recording, for example, or the lighting around a face – and then…

Bank Independent To Offer Enacomm’s Voice Authentication

Bank Independent To Offer Enacomm’s Voice Authentication

Enacomm is bringing voice-based authentication to customers of Bank Independent, a financial services organization with 28 branches across northern Alabama. The solution’s announcement arrives on the heels of a new report from a Frost & Sullivan analyst lauding the benefits of voice-based authentication security when deployed in appropriate contexts. For its part, Enacomm claims its…

Biometrics and AI Help New Toyota Concept-i Vehicles Understand Your Emotions

Biometrics and AI Help New Toyota Concept-i Vehicles Understand Your Emotions

“Toyota says the core technology underlying its Concept-i series is an AI system designed to recognize drivers’ emotions by analyzing their facial expressions and tone of voice.” Toyota has added two new vehicles to its Concept-i smart car line. One, the Concept-i RIDE, is designed to enable easy access and use, with gull-wing doors offering…

Voice Biometrics Needs to Be Heard in Context: Opus Research

Voice Biometrics Needs to Be Heard in Context: Opus Research

Together with other security factors and biometric modalities, voice biometrics “has delivered exponential improvements in security.” That’s one of the key takeaways from a new report from Opus Research. The Opus Research report’s provocative title, “Voice Biometrics, What Could Go Wrong?” may bring to mind a BBC reporter’s claim – with a certain burden of…

ConnexiCore To Offer Enacomm’s Biometric Banking Solutions

ConnexiCore To Offer Enacomm’s Biometric Banking Solutions

A new partner is going to help promote Enacomm technology in the financial services market. The company has announced that ConnexiCore, a consultancy specializing in that area, will offer Enacomm’s Virtual Personal Assistant (VPA) and Enacomm Financial Suite (EFS) solutions to its bank and credit union clients. Given Enacomm’s history as an early adopter of…

Biometrics Are Part of the Artificial Intelligence Explosion

Biometrics Are Part of the Artificial Intelligence Explosion

Artificial intelligence is not a new concept. Sci-fi fans have been well acquainted with its principles since Isaac Asimov started getting books published, and more recently a generation that has grown up on video games has spent countless hours trying to outsmart AI entities. But in recent years AI has really come to the forefront…

Researchers Develop Continuous Authentication For Smart Glasses

Researchers Develop Continuous Authentication For Smart Glasses

Researchers at the College of William and Mary in Virginia have developed a continuous authentication system for smart glasses devices that combines behavioral and voice biometrics. As the IEEE reports, the system, called GlassGuard, analyzes six types of user interactions with their smart glasses devices, mostly revolving around how the swipe their fingers across an…

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