Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. -U.S. stock market indexes sold off earlier this week. The declines were led by fairly sharp plunge in technology shares. One of those tech companies selling off was Apple. It seems investors were spooked by

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. What a weird couple of weeks. Stock markets continue to hit record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the MSCI All Country World Index and the S&P 500 all continue to arc into uncharted territory.

Voice biometrics improving Australian Taxation Office call center service

After launching its voice biometric authentication service in 2014, the Australian Taxation Office has enrolled nearly three million taxpayers for the service to make it one of the most successful initiatives across the federal government, according to a report by IT News. Developed by Nuance to improve the ATO’s call center experience, the service has since expanded to the ATO mobile app, and could ultimately be incorporated into the whole-of-government GovPass identity platform being developed by the Digital Transformation Agency.

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. -In the months after the American election markets boomed as investors assumed a Republican administration would be good for Wall Street. Many thought he would cut taxes and promote business friendly policies. But now the

This week in biometrics industry stocks

As the biometrics industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each Friday for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Earnings season is well underway. Across the economy companies are reporting second quarter results. Within the biometrics sector this quarter’s results were affected by Petya, the random timing of contracts in the tech sector and

This week in biometrics industry stocks

As the biometric industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each Friday for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. The data chain between Nasdaq and several media outlets was accidentally fed incorrect data on July 4th. For a while the data feed to several major websites suggested shares of tech stocks such as Amazon

Nuance launches AI-powered multimodal biometric solutions

Nuance Communications has released a new suite of biometric security solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), which includes voice biometrics technology as well as facial and behavioral biometrics. Nuance Security Suite applies deep neural networks (DNN) and advanced algorithms to detect synthetic speech attacks, as well as integrates facial and behavioral biometrics, to provide improved fraud prevention. By combining a range of physical, behavioral, and digital characteristics to provide secure authentication and more accurately detect fraud across multiple channels, the

Nuance adds behavioral biometrics for enhanced fraud detection

Nuance has partnered with behavioral biometrics firm BioCatch to offer continuous authentication and more accurately detect fraud across multiple channels as part of its expanded Nuance Security Suite solution. The partnership will see Nuance incorporate BioCatch’s behavioral biometrics data within its voice biometrics and facial biometrics platform, adding a new layer of protection that allows organizations to flag potentially fraudulent activity based on inconsistencies in the way a person interacts with a device or an application. By learning how a

Virginia CU selects voice biometrics solution by Nuance for client identity verification

Virginia Credit Union is now offering a voice biometrics solution from Nuance Communications to identify members, improve customer service and guard against fraud, according to a report by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The credit union rolled out the service in an effort to speed up the identity verification process for phone banking clients who, for example, want to check balances or apply for mortgages, commented Tim Kelly, executive vice president of member services for the credit union. “Most importantly, we want

Nuance Communications acquires voice recognition firm Agnitio

Nuance Communications has acquired Spanish voice biometrics firm Agnitio for an undisclosed amount, making the company’s employees, intellectual property and global customer base part of the security group of the Nuance enterprise division, according to a report by Opus Research. The move follows Agnitio’s sale of its line of embedded voice authentication technologies to Cirrus Logic in September 2015. At that time Agnitio was working toward improving its server-based solutions with a special focus on government segments that stem from