Blog Tags: biometrics

During a webinar held yesterday, Voice Biometrics in a Multi-Modal Future, Jesus Aragon, VP of Corporate Business Development and Marketing for AGNITIO, joined Dan Miller, Founder and Senior Analyst at Opus Research; Julia Webb, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for VoiceVault; and Alexey Khitrov, President and CEO of SpeechPro, to discuss trends in the usage of voice biometrics (VB).

Moderated by Peter O’Neill, founder and publisher of news and industry portal findBIOMETRICS, the webinar began with findings by Opus Research and then proceeded to answer questions based on VB adoption, use cases, mobile applications, the Internet of Things, privacy, and security. 

Aragon explained that VB offers a “small investment for a huge return....

Posted by Andrew Humber, Senior Director Marketing Communications

As more and more companies enter the “voice ID” space, from simple word spotting or speech recognition technology to the complexities of true voice biometrics or speaker recognition, much confusion has arisen with the former claiming to deliver what the latter does; in fact, they are quite different. How can a relying party, device manufacturer, online service provider, or mobile network operator understand the difference?


Separate and Not Equal

One incumbent technology, in existence for decades, is speech recognition. Many speech recognition companies are attempting to compete directly with voice biometrics providers despit...

Posted by Mike Goldgof, VP Marketing, AGNITIO

Recent Immigration Action and Border Control Enforcement Policies Revisit Biometrics as Key Implementation Tool

In early November, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an open call for private sector parties to help them understand how to upgrade their biometrics systems.  The call for information was issued by the DHS’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), which “is proactively addressing its next-generation architecture and capabilities for replacing the current biometric system to accommodate the expected growth of populations and the new applications of multimodal biometric identity screening.” 

It is likely no coincidence that this call for information immediately preceded President Obama’s...

Posted by Emilio Martinez, CEO, AGNITIO