November 20, 2013 -
SpeechPro has announced that the Criminal Investigations Unit of the Nepalese Police is now using its Forensic Audio Workstation for its forensic and voice identification needs.
According to the company, specialists from Nepal were trained by the SpeechPro training unit on the new system.
Reported previously, SpeechPro and Voxeo Corporation inked a partnership earlier this year to deliver SpeechPro’s VoiceKey Intelligent Voice Authentication solution to customers using Voxeo Interactive Voice Response services. Voicekey is a speaker recognition platform which uses a fusion of text-dependent and independent voice biometrics deliverables with a flexible application platform.
BiometricUpdate.com recently took a look an extended look at voice biometrics as a modality, including some early examples, as well as an exploration of potential developments and innovations. Read the full feature here.
The overall market for voice and face biometrics is expected to reach nearly $3 billion by the end of 2018. Currently, the United States accounts for the largest share of these markets, though according to a recently-published report, most of the anticipated growth in the market will come from emerging economies, with Asia-Pacific getting special mention in that regard.