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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

Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Financial Services

Commerce, convenience, and compliance top banking's use of voice.

Vertical Markets Spotlight: A Special Report

Speech Technology magazine's roundup of the speech innovation taking place in eight industry verticals.

Deepfakes: The Latest Trick of the Tongue

Tips to protect your organization against the growing threat of speech deepfakes.

Voice Biometrics Are Not 100 Percent Foolproof, but Steadily Improving

The technology has holes, but is more efficient than traditional password security.

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

Deepfakes Raise Ethical Questions

Any technology—no matter how well-intentioned—can usually be exploited by those who wish to do us harm.

Speech Prevailed in a Year of Incredible Turmoil

As we highlight in our annual "State of the Speech Technology Industry" report, 2021 was a very good year for the speech industry.

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.

Speech Technology Reports and Research

How AI Speech Models Work

Sponsored by Deepgram

The Definitive Guide to Speech Recognition

Sponsored by Deepgram

The What, How, and Why of Customer Sentiment

Sponsored by Verint

How AI Speech Recognition Powers NASA's Next-generation Space Tech

Sponsored by Deepgram

Speaker Verification/Biometrics Companies and Suppliers