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Speaker Identification and Authentication

Speaker Identification and Authentication solutions rely on a person's unique voice patterns for identification for security authentication. This technology is changing the way data is protected. See below for the latest news, trends, and solutions on speaker identification and authentications.

Features

The State of Speech Engines

Solutions are still trying to crack the conversational code

The State of Speech Developer Platforms

Vendors focus on back-end system integration and portability

The State of Voice Biometrics

Voice biometrics moves downstream

Diagnosing Disease with Speech Analytics

It's now possible to detect everything from depression to Parkinson's disease with speech analytics, but privacy concerns are still being dealt with

Industry Voices

Video: How Biometrics Can Detect Deepfakes

Pindrop Director of Product Marketing Ben Cunningham discusses how liveness detection, synthetic speech detection, and other deep voice biometric technologies can fight the threat deepfakes pose in this clip from a panel at SpeechTEK 2019.

Video: What Is the Minimum Amount of Speech for Authentication?

Pindrop Director of Product Marketing Ben Cunningham discusses best practices for voice authentication in IVR design in this clip from his panel at SpeechTEK 2019.

Video: How to Leverage Text-Independent Biometrics

Nuance Communications' Roanne Levitt delineates the differences between text-dependent and text-independent biometrics and what the advent of text-independent means for IVR applications in this clip from SpeechTEK 2019.

Using Voice Biometrics to Improve Customer Experience

Customer experience is at the heart of every brand, but one of the most frustrating experiences for customers often comes when they're contacting you. Voice biometrics may be able to help streamline and improve their experience.

Columns

Breakthroughs in Speech Are Just Beginning

Our writers consulted with industry experts across the major sectors of the speech technology landscape to determine the state of the industry

5G Presents Opportunities for Everyone, and That’s the Problem

It's a landmark for the enterprise—including criminal ones

Security Threats to Speech Apps in the Age of Deep Fakes

As machine learning marches forward, we are becoming aware of the dangers of "deep fakes" generated by deep learning algorithms. Not surprisingly, machines can be both the problem and the solution.

Will This Security Innovation Make Biometrics Obsolete?

Public/private key cryptography relies on an exchange of unique data. Will this latest innovation change the way we think about security and make biometrics obsolete and create problems for the speech industry?

Speech Technology Reports and Research

Analytics Initiatives that Quickly Produce Significant Impacts

Sponsored by Calabrio

How to Leverage AI Behavioral Models to Maintain Customer Satisfaction with Work-From-Home Agents

Sponsored by NICE Nexidia

Harnessing the Power of Voice AI: Best Practices

Sponsored by Observe.AI

Choosing the Right Voice AI Platform

Sponsored by Observe.AI

Speaker Identification and Authentication Companies and Suppliers