voice recognition

Nuance Opens DRIVE Lab in Germany for Connected Car Research

Nuance Opens DRIVE Lab in Germany for Connected Car Research

“Work at the new lab will complement research in DRIVE Labs in North America and China, and will place a strong focus on new user experience technologies based on things like facial and voice recognition, emotion analysis, gaze tracking, and gesture-based interactions.” Nuance Communications has announced a new AI research center that will focus on…

PostFinance Deploys NICE Voice Recognition Tech

PostFinance Deploys NICE Voice Recognition Tech

A major Swiss financial services provider has just deployed a voice authentication system for customers, care of NICE. The latter’s Real-Time Authentication (RTA) is aimed at call center applications, and uses voice biometrics to identify registered customers. As such, it can substantially reduce authentication times, offering greater convenience for the end user and cost savings…

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory – On Biometrics, AI and Connected Cars

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory – On Biometrics, AI and Connected Cars

Sensory, Inc. closed out 2017 as the provider of one of the world’s most sophisticated biometrics platforms for mobile devices. Having demoed a virtual bank teller AI assistant that uses facial and voice recognition to identify the user at the FinovateFall event, the company saw its technology integrated into a major new smartphone from LG,…

Pindrop Makes a Bang in Latest Funding Round

Pindrop Makes a Bang in Latest Funding Round

“The investors are evidently excited about Pindrop’s enterprise security technology, which is designed to use a range of metrics to detect potential fraud in inbound calls, including metadata such as geolocation, background noise, and even voice recognition. “ Pindrop has brought in $90 million in its latest funding round, the company has announced. The round…

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…

New Verizon Authentication System Uses Pindrop Voice Biometrics Tech

New Verizon Authentication System Uses Pindrop Voice Biometrics Tech

“Integrated into the Verizon VoIP Inbound Anti-Fraud and Authentication service, the technology is leveraged together with Verizon’s ‘media forking’ capability, which allows different aspects of audio calls to be branched apart and assessed independently.” Companies operating call centers on Verizon’s network now have access to sophisticated anti-fraud technology thanks to the company’s integration of multi-factor authentication…

SensiPass Acquires Global Patents for 3-Factor Dynamic Digital Signature Tech

SensiPass Acquires Global Patents for 3-Factor Dynamic Digital Signature Tech

“Because our patented method involves interactions with first inputs, we have also developed a highly enabling solution for interactions with augmented and virtual reality objects to provide access to immersive private environments.” – Mike Hill, CEO, SensiPass SensiPass, a Dublin-based firm, has announced a new authentication system based on mobile biometrics. The company already offers…

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

“…Laxton placed a strong emphasis on the government applications of its solutions, including registration for biometric civil ID, voter registration, and applications in border control and law enforcement.” Laxton has announced a new lineup of multimodal biometric products, which it plans to unveil at next week’s Trustech 2018 event in Cannes. Devices in the new…

Nuance to Sell Document Imaging Arm, Focus on Voice and AI

Nuance to Sell Document Imaging Arm, Focus on Voice and AI

Nuance Communications has signed an agreement to sell its Document Imaging division to Kofax, an automation software provider based in California. The deal is valued at $400 million in total. In a statement announcing the agreement, Nuance explained that selling off the Document Imaging division “enables Nuance to focus the business entirely on its conversational…

Industry Leaders IDEMIA, NEC, BioConnect, Daon, Aware and More Featured in the New FindBiometrics Directory

Industry Leaders IDEMIA, NEC, BioConnect, Daon, Aware and More Featured in the New FindBiometrics Directory

As the biometrics industry continues to grow at an accelerated pace, with authentication and identification solutions proliferating the market, relying parties looking to deploy technologies in the enterprise, financial services, government, retail and healthcare markets are presented with a daunting abundance of choice. The quick pace at which the biometrics industry has grown left little…

[Money20/20] ID R&D President Alexey Khitrov on Voice Biometrics Breaking Out of the Call Center

[Money20/20] ID R&D President Alexey Khitrov on Voice Biometrics Breaking Out of the Call Center

FindBiometrics reported live from Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week, where a strong sense of collaboration energized the substantial biometrics presence. Among the week’s major partnership announcements one stood out as particularly enlightening: voice and behavioral biometrics company ID R&D revealed that it is providing the voice recognition tech behind the PhiVox component of FacePhi’s…

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Money20/20 USA brought the biometrics industry to Las Vegas this week, where digital ID and strong authentication were so integral to the conversations, panels and exhibitions that it truly felt like an important milestone in identity. For years, FindBiometrics has been helping to facilitate the biometrics presence at the Money20/20 conference, so it always serves…

[Money20/20] BioConnect CEO Rob Douglas On Why He’s Buying Everybody Lunch

[Money20/20] BioConnect CEO Rob Douglas On Why He’s Buying Everybody Lunch

BioConnect has had a very busy October. Only about a week ago, the company announced that it had upgraded BioConnect ID, a multimodal authentication platform for the enterprise that supports facial, fingerprint, eye, voice, and behavioral biometrics. Then the Toronto-based company’s executives flew down to Las Vegas for Money20/20, where they’ve announced a big new…

[Money20/20] FacePhi’s New Platform to Integrate ID R&D Voice Biometrics Tech

[Money20/20] FacePhi’s New Platform to Integrate ID R&D Voice Biometrics Tech

FacePhi has just announced the first big integration for its newly launched inPhinite security platform. ID R&D‘s voice recognition technology is going to be used to help authenticate FacePhi’s millions of end users. Announced just a couple of weeks ago, inPhinite is a new multimodal platform built around Selphi, the selfie-based authentication system that has…

Expert Panel Makes Clear Why Biometrics Are Leading the Revolution at Money20/20

Expert Panel Makes Clear Why Biometrics Are Leading the Revolution at Money20/20

If there’s one exciting trend in payments right now, it’s the rise of biometrics, and so it was no surprise to see “Digital Identity & Biometrics” emerge as one of the four central themes of the opening day of this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. And an expert panel comprising representatives of some of…

BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

“We are very excited to be collaborating with both BMO and IBM Canada to leverage the latest available biometric technology into a simple, secure authentication solution for end-users.” – Jeff Crews, Chief Customer Officer, BioConnect One of Canada’s biggest banks is bringing biometric mobile authentication to its commercial and corporate clients thanks to BioConnect technology. Bank…

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

“After the wide global success of the BioConnect Physical Security Platform launched in 2011, the latest version of BioConnect ID Digital Security Platform is disrupting the industry again and forever changing the way the enterprise conducts authentication of its employees and customers.” – Rob Douglas, Chairman & CEO, BioConnect BioConnect has launched the latest version…

Bank Independent Enables Conversational Commerce

Bank Independent Enables Conversational Commerce

Customers of Alabama’s Bank Independent can now access their banking services via an AI-driven virtual assistant based on Amazon’s Alexa platform. That includes checking their account balances, performing transactions, and receiving information about loans, bank hours, and more; and the system can even perform biometric authentication using voice recognition. The technology arrives via Enacomm’s VPA,…

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