Speech recognition firm Uniphore secures new investment from IDG Ventures

Speech recognition solutions company Uniphore Software Systems received new investment from IDG Ventures. The additional funding will enable Uniphore to scale its core technology development efforts and expand its presence in multiple markets around the world. “IDG Ventures have deep experience of investing and mentoring world-class companies and having them as an investor is an enormous vote of confidence in Uniphore’s ability to emerge as a leader of its niche,” said Umesh Sachdev, Co-founder and CEO, Uniphore Software Systems. Uniphore’s

Voice biometrics firm Uniphore sees investment from Infosys co-founder

Indian speech recognition solutions developer Uniphore Software Systems announced that Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan has invested an undisclosed amount in the company’s Series A funding round, according to a report by the India Times. Gopalakrishnan is the latest to invest in Uniphore, joining existing investors IDG Ventures India, India Angel Network (IAN), Yournest Fund and Stata Venture Partners in this latest funding round. “Continuing on my theme of backing inclusive innovations, I am optimistic of the success of Uniphore,” Gopalakrishnan

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 3

Biometrics Week in Review: iWallet app using fingerprint sensors, facial recognition at Brussels Airport, Nigerian banks collecting biometrics, next killer app for biometrics, Latin America market, fingerprint authentication for POS, Brits opt for biometrics, voice biometric solution for farmers and a guest post by Chuck Brooks on biometrics research at DHS. Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics news stories that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Apple rumoured to launch iWallet app using fingerprint sensors to make