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Speaker Verification/Biometrics

Speaker verification and biometric solutions use an automatic process that analyzes human voice characteristics to identify a speaker (or caller), and changing the face of security. See below for the latest news, trends, and solutions on speaker verification and biometric solutions.

Features

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2021 Speech Industry Awards

Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Red Box Thinks Outside the Box

England-based voice specialist Red Box began the past 12 months by launching Conversa, an open enterprise voice platform that lets users listen to, share, and act on enterprise-wide audio and media data.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Sensory Is Living on the Edge

Privacy is a top consumer concern these days, and Sensory has it covered. The speech technology provider is a pioneer in embedded software, or speech on the edge, and addresses the privacy issue in a number of ways.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: TTEC Takes Over the Government

TTEC Holdings, an Englewood, Colo.-based customer experience technology and services provider, has been busy on the acquisition front in the past year, scooping up both Avtex and VoiceFoundry.

Industry Voices

Debunking the Most Common Myths in Voice Technology

Demand for voice-enabled devices has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and in the rush to capitalize on it, businesses can easily fall prey to common misconceptions about voice-enabled products. This piece debunks these myths one by one. 

Harnessing the Power of our Next Generation Voice Solutions

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.

Columns

Speech and AI: From Tipping Point to Table Stakes

Gone are the days when adding virtual assistants was enough.

Speech Is Up for Any Challenge

As consumers' interactions shifted to digital channels, voice has become the interface of choice for many of those interactions.

Let’s Take Action Before It’s Too Late

Has technology reached a point where it's nearly impossible to rein in, where legislation will never be able to catch up with the speed of advancing technology and innovation?

Amid the Pandemic, Speech Technologies Expand the Telehealth Options

The telehealth approach is now providing treatments across the healthcare spectrum

Speech Technology Reports and Research

The Definitive Guide to Speech Recognition

Sponsored by Deepgram

The Secret to Having a Highly Accurate Auto Dialer

Sponsored by LumenVox

How to “Mod” Your Own Speech Recognition Engine

Sponsored by Mod9 Technologies

Rethinking Voice in the Customer Experience Paradigm

Sponsored by Verint

Speaker Verification/Biometrics Companies and Suppliers