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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

Today is a special day -- for the FIDO Alliance, AGNITIO, and the world. Today, a vision is becoming a reality. The FIDO Alliance has published the final FIDO 1.0 specifications – a major step forward in eliminating passwords and simplifying and strengthening authentication for consumers, online service providers, and enterprises alike.

It all started with a vision of six market leading companies (AGNITIO was one of the six) in February 2013. Their goal was to allow people to access online services without having to remember and type in passwords, and without fearing that their personal information could be stolen online.

AGNITIO has enabled FIDO authentication in the world’s leading voice biometrics solution. It is now possible to simply speak to unlock your smartphone and securely access your online accounts. FIDO 1.0 specs establish the infrastructure...



Posted by Mike Goldgof, VP Marketing, AGNITIO