Speech Technology Magazine

Category: Speaker Identification and Authentication

Robust Growth Projected for Voice and Facial Biometrics

The global market for such solutions will grow by 18 percent per year through 2025, according to Persistence Market research.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Voice-Controlled Speaker Market to Explode in Five Years

The market for voice-controlled smart speakers is expected to grow from 10 million to approximately 80 million units shipped by 2022.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2017

VoiceVault Releases Fusion 9 Biometrics Engine

VoiceVault Fusion 9 release was designed with tighter protections against voice spoofing.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Jun 2017

Apple Upgrades Siri in iOS 11, Releases HomePod

Apple is giving Siri a male and female voice, translation capabilities, tighter integrations, and HomePod connectivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

Nuance Expands Dragon Drive to Car's Passengers

Nuance Dragon Drive expands multipassenger automotive assistant with AI and connectivity to smarthome systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

Sensory Expands Its Partnerships with ARM

With broad ARM compatibility, embedded technologies from Sensory allow device makers to enable artificial intelligence on device without needing a cloud connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 May 2017

Nuance Launches Security Suite

New Security Suite integrates facial and behavioral biometrics with voice biometrics solutions, to secure customer service interactions across channels. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 May 2017

Enacomm Introduces Credit Unions to Voice Assistants

Enacomm Voice Authentication lets credit unions provide a secure solution for personal banking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 May 2017

Sensory Updates TrulySecure Biometrics Solution

TrulySecure receives updated deep learning algorithms that boost its accuracy and liveness detection. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 May 2017

Transamerica Launches Voice Biometrics and NLU Solutions

New Voice Pass technology enables Transamerica customers to use their voices for authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2017

Sensory Embeds Smarter AI into TrulyHandsFree 5.0

Sensory has boosted the performance and accuracy of its embedded wake word and speech recognition with shallow learning.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Apr 2017

Biometrics to Become a $60 Billion Industry

Research and Markets predicts that the world market for biometrics will reach $59.31 billion by 2025.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2017

Using Speech to Combat Robocalls, ANI Spoofing, and Fraud

With voice biometrics and interactive voice response technologies, companies can drastically reduce call center chaos
Feature, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Nok Labs Teams with Persistent for Sign-In for App Services

The collaboration between Nok Nok and Persisitent brings biometrics to in-app services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2017

STC Releases VoiceKey Platform and New VoiceKey Solutions

STC Group's new VoiceKey.PLATFORM release coincides with the launch of two new biometric solutions VoiceKey.AGENT and VoiceKey.FRAUD.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Mar 2017

Aculab to Release VoiSentry Biometric Speaker Verification

Aculab VoiSentry will allow developers to add voice authentication to any business application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Mar 2017

Nok Nok Labs Supports All FIDO Standards Through a Single Solution

Nok Nok Labs' S3 Authentication Suite unifies FIDO UAF and U2F protocols across biometrics solutions, including voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Mar 2017

NICE Extends Real-Time Authentication Solution Across Voice Channels

The enhanced RTA solution uses NICE's automatic enrollment to authenticate customers during self-service interactive voice response calls or those handled by agents. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2017

Better Speech Recognition Boost Smart Home Speaker Market

A Strategy Analytics reports identified a growing use case for voice-enabled smart home speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2017

Nuance Adds BioCatch to Biometrics

Nuance is partnering with behavioral biometrics provider BioCatch to expand fraud detection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2017

Nuance Adds More Intelligence to Dragon Drive

Nuance extends Dragon Drive's capabilities to other passengers in the car and includes text messaging.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2017

Sensory Launches VoiceGenie

Sensory's VoiceGenie enables a hands-free experience on Bluetooth devices through Alexa integration and embedded artificial intelligence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2017

STC Partners with Falcon

The partnership will bring biometrics to the Middle East.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jan 2017

Nuance Launches Nina ID 2.0

Nina ID 2.0 brings multifactor voice and face recognition biometrics security to Nuance's virtual assistant for customer service. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Dec 2016

Mobile Biometrics Market to Experience 35% Growth in Five Years

The world market for mobile biometric security is expected to reach $46 billion by 2022, Market Research Future reports.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2016

VocalZoom Adds Optical Sensors to Voice Biometrics

VocalZoom's VoiceMatch-in-Sensor technology converts speakers' facial skin vibrations into unique, noise-free voiceprints.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Dec 2016

Volume Adds IBM Watson-Powered Voice App to Its Website

Volume has released a commercial cognitive website capable of engaging visitors in natural language conversations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Nov 2016

Interactions Launches Voice Biometrics Offering

Interactions has extended its Intelligent Virtual Assistant with a voice biometrics offering based on its Curo Speech and Language Platform.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Nov 2016

VeriTran Partners with Sensory for Biometrics

VeriTran will use Sensory's TrulySecure voice and face biometrics as the cornerstone of its customer authentication initiatives.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Nov 2016

Virginia Credit Union Taps Nuance Voice Biometrics

Nuance voice biometrics lets VACU members use their voices to prove their identities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Nov 2016

ROOBO and Nuance to Deliver Conversational AI Robots

ROOBO will leverage the Nuance Mix platform to integrate voice and natural language capabilities into service and educational robots.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Nov 2016

Verbio Voice Biometrics Rated Avaya-Compliant

Verbio's voice biometrics application is compatible with key Avaya customer engagement and engagement environment solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Nov 2016

KnuVerse Unveils Speech Verification Platform

KnuVerse extends its portfolio with KnuFactor voice recognition and authentication products.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Nov 2016

VoiceVault Partners with BioConnect

BioConnect and VoiceVault pair up to enable voice recognition with everyday financial services applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Oct 2016

Nuance Lends Voice Biometrics to University of York

Nuance has provided its latest voice biometrics technology to the University of York for new courses in speech science.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Oct 2016

Elephant Talk Divests Itself of ValidSoft

Management buyout of ValidSoft completes Elephant Talk's restructuring.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Oct 2016

Samsung SDS Chooses Sensory as Biometric Partner

Samsung's mobile banking and enterprise solutionswill use Sensory's TrulySecure for face and voice authentication
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Sep 2016

Biometric Software Startup Hoyos Labs Relaunches as Veridium

Veridium aims to reduce enterprise data breaches and fraud through the VeridiumID biometric authentication solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2016

JLG Technologies Introduces Searchable Voice

Investigator Pro 4.0 lets investigators select an inmate or called party voice and then search for that voice in other telephone calls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Aug 2016

NICE Actimize Launches Authentication-IQ

The solution uses analytics to make dynamic, customer-centric authentication decisions. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jul 2016

Fujitsu Partners with ImageWare for Biometrics Offering

Fujitsu has upgraded its Biometrics-as-a-Service with the latest Catalog Manager Marketplace and ImageWare's GoVerifyID.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jul 2016

Vuzix Partners with Sensory to Bring Speech to Smart Glasses

Partnership improves voice recognition, navigation, and control of the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jul 2016

Nuix Partners with Voci on Transcription and Voice Analytics

The partnership will integrate Voci's V-Discovery speech analytics and audio transcription technologies into Nuix's products for e-discovery, investigation, information governance, cybersecurity, and intelligence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jun 2016

KnuEdge Launches with Voice Authentication Software

Startup KnuEdge has come out of stealth mode with a military-grade commercial voice authentication software called KnuVerse.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Jun 2016

VoiceIt Partners with VoicePass

The marketing and technology partnership brings together two voice biometrics providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 May 2016

Research and Markets Predicts High Growth for Voice-Controlled Devices

The global voice-controlled devices market will continue to struggle with constant connectivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 May 2016

Nuance Extends Dragon TV with Nuance Mix

TV manufacturers and cable providers can now leverage Nuance's natural language developer platform to extend conversational experiences to other smart home systems and devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2016

SYSTRAN Releases SYSTRAN.io Translation APIs

The SYSTRAN.io APIs enable companies to conduct translations among more than 100 language pairs.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Apr 2016

Sensory's TrulyHandsFree Is Embedded in Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung's latest smartphone models offer voice trigger and speech recognition technology from Sensory.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2016

Xura and SpeechPro Pilot Biometric Authentication for Mobile Apps

Unique technology combines voice and facial recognition with passcodes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2016

Uniphore Plans for Global Expansion

Indian speech technology company Uniphore plans to expand across the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Mar 2016

TalkTalk Rolls Out Nuance Voice Biometrics Across the U.K.

TalkTalk becomes the first telecom provider in the United Kingdom to embrace voice biometrics from Nuance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Mar 2016

Voice to Become the Personal Assistant, Technavio Predicts

Research firm Technavio has identified three trends in speech technologies that will alter the landscape through 2019.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Mar 2016

Technavio Sees Great Potential in Voice-Control Apps

Mobile banking, connected car apps, and virtual assistants in mobile devices are expected to be the biggest market drivers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Feb 2016

Australian Tax Office Rolls Out Nuance Voice Biometrics

ATO becomes the first organization to offer multichannel voice biometrics authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jan 2016

Sensory Releases TrulySecure 2.0

TrulySecure 2.0 features deep learning to improve the user experience and accuracy of the combined voice and facial recognition biometrics solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Nov 2015

VoiceVault Launches Identity Manager

VoiceVault Identity Manager is a biometric solution for password resets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Oct 2015

Enacomm and VoiceVault Provide Voice e-Signature Solution

Voice biometric identity verification allows organizations to eliminate ink-based signatures for authentication.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Oct 2015

Nok Nok Updates S3 Biometrics Suite

New version of the S3 Authentication Suite enhances FIDO-based support for the latest biometric applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2015

USAA Reaches 1 Million Enrollments with Biometrics

USAA's mobile biometricssolution authenticates users with voice and face recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Oct 2015

finUNO Unveils Multimodal Intelligent Financial Assistant Fin1

Fin1 will allow consumers to engage with brokerages, wealth managers, and financial advisors. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Oct 2015

Manulife Adds Natural Language and Voice Biometrics

The Canadian financial services firm has added Nuance's voice security technology to its call center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2015

Speech Will Be a Main Interface for Mobile Devices by 2020, Tractica Predicts

Tractica expects speech recognition to achieve 82 percent penetration in smartphones, tablets, and wearables in five years.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Aug 2015

Sensory's TrulySecure Face and Voice Biometrics Technology Is Certified by FIDO

TrulySecure biometric authentication from Sensory has been fully tested and certified for compliance with the FIDO Universal Authentication Framework Specifications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Aug 2015

Interactions Launches New Technology Labs

The new facilities will be dedicated to advancing speech and natural language understanding solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2015

Wells Fargo to Pilot SpeechPro’s Face and Voice Biometrics

The banking firm is rolling out SpeechPro's VoiceKey OnePass technology to its mobile business customers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jul 2015

ING Netherlands Launches Voice Biometrics Payment System Powered by Nuance

ING is the first bank in the Netherlands to introduce voice-activated payments through its mobile banking app
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jul 2015

BBVA Compass Economists Are Bullish on Biometrics

Benefits from biometric authentication go beyond security, banking firm's researchers write in a new report.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jul 2015

HYPR Launches Biometric Tokenization Platform

HYPR's new SDK allows businesses to implement biometrics, including voice biometrics, on any device or application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jul 2015

SpeechPro Partners with PenRad to Bring Voice Biometrics to Healthcare

SpeechPro has teamed up with PenRad to offer touchless data entry and security for hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2015

Australian Taxation Office Deploys Nuance Voice Biometrics in its Call Center

ATO is the first in Australia to authenticate customers by the sound of their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jul 2015

Verint Releases Identity Authentication Solution

Solution leverages speech biometrics, speech analytics, and other technologies to separate customers from fraudsters.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jul 2015

Sensory Releases Embedded Speaker Verification SDK

New speaker verification component of the TrulySecure platform can be integrated into devices as either text-dependent or text-independent.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jun 2015

Wells Fargo to Roll Out Voice and Facial Recognition in 2016

The bank plans to enhance its CEO portal with new biometric and mobile advances.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jun 2015

Eastern Bank Taps Nuance Voice Biometrics

Eastern Bank can now authenticate callers by the sound of their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jun 2015

Malaspina Adds Speech to STMicroelectronics' STM32 Microcontrollers.

Malaspina Labs' ultra-low-power speech recognition and biometric authentication solutions are added to STMicroelectronics' STM32 microcontrollers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jun 2015

Malaspina Labs Launches VoiceBoost Voice Activation and Biometric Speaker Verification Solutions

Malaspina's VoiceBoost solutions will power NXP's LPC54100 Series microcontrollers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 May 2015

SayPay Technologies Partners with VoiceVault to Deliver Voice Payments

The partnership between VoiceVault and SayPay will simplify bill payments, online checkout, and Web site sign-in using voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 May 2015

CallMiner Adds SpeechPro Voice Biometrics to Eureka Apps

SpeechPro's technology can separate speakers in call center recordings. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 04 May 2015

SK Telecom Taps Nuance for Voice Biometrics Solution

South Korean telco is the first in region to authenticate customers by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Apr 2015

Auraya Releases ArmorVox2015

New system fuses active and passive technologies as well as text-dependent and text-independent technologies in one voice biometrics software license.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Apr 2015

GTL Releases Voice IQ

GTL's Voice IQ addresses issues of prison inmate identification on calls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Apr 2015

Authentify Furthers Voice Biometrics in Healthcare

Multifactor mobile authentication can be delivered to patients and providers via voice biometrics and QR codes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Mar 2015

Authentify Unveils xFA SecureCallCenter Biometrics Solution

Solution authenticates users via financial institutions' mobile apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Mar 2015

NXT-ID’s New Solution Enables Purchases Using Voice-Directed Payments

Technology provides two-factor authentication.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Feb 2015

Presence Enhances IVR, Adds Natural Language and Voice Biometrics

The IVR also supports the implementation of voice applications based on the standards VXML 2.1 and MRCP 2.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2015

Inference Solutions Integrates ArmorVox Voice Biometrics into SaaS Voice Automation Solution

The move enables Inference to offer biometrics to developers at affordable price point.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Feb 2015

Finding a Solution to Password Insecurity

Two-factor authentication is a big step toward no passwords at all.
Forward Thinking, Posted 02 Feb 2015

Aspect to Offer SpeechPro's VoiceKey on Its Innovation Exchange

SpeechPro's VoiceKey voice biometric solution selected for Aspect's new software marketplace for customer engagement solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jan 2015

Sensory Continues Expansion, Rolls Out Voice Biometric Solution AppLock

Free Android app is the latest in a series of announcements from the company this month.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Jan 2015

Morpho Taps Agnitio for Voice Biometrics Solution

Solution enables law enforcement agencies to resolve investigations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jan 2015

Sensory Expands Market for TrulyHandsfree Speech

Intel is just one of the firms to implement the voice trigger and speaker verification technology.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Jan 2015

New Agnitio KIVOX Mobile 5.0 Offers Natural Speech Authentication

Natural language adds context awareness to Internet of Things and devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2015

Nuance Adds Voice Biometrics to Dragon Drive, Debuts Virtual Assistant Service for Cars

Expanded connected car platform lets automakers personalize driving experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2015

VocaOne Debuts VocaPASS Free Biometric Service

VocaPASS is aimed at organizations reluctant to adopt voice biometrics due to deployment cost.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2015

Lattice Semiconductor Releases Voice Detection and Command Solution

Lattice Semiconductor announces low-power, always-listening voice detection and recognition solutions for mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Dec 2014

Voicekey Launches mPOS

The voice biometrics-enabled solution enables mobile commerce to be conducted safely and conveniently.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2014
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