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ID R&D scores lowest error rate for logical access in voice biometric spoofing challenge

The Global ASVspoof Challenge has been completed, with ID R&D announcing it achieved the highest accuracy evaluation in the logical…

 

McDonalds acquires Apprente to bring speech recognition to drive thrus

In an effort to bring speech recognition to the drive thru, McDonald’s has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Apprente, TechCrunch…

 

Deepfake voice technology claims first fraud victims

Criminal deepfake attacks have claimed their first victims, with a British energy defrauded of nearly a quarter-million dollars through a…

 

Passive biometric liveness detection from ID R&D adds frictionless security for voice and face

For decades the key performance measure of any biometric system was the accuracy of biometric matching. Is this the same…

 

Goodix acquires NXP voice solutions to strengthen mobile and IoT market position

Goodix has announced it is acquiring NXP Semiconductors Voice and Audio Solutions (VAS) assets to extend its biometric capabilities to…

 

Facebook and Microsoft make changes as scrutiny of AI training methods continues

Facebook is the latest company to admit to paying contractors to listen to audio recordings of its services users, with…

 

Microsoft contractor reveals Skype human annotation of user conversations

Microsoft contractors working on Skype’s translation function have been discovered to be listening to recordings of user conversations, in the…

 

Tech giants change human review policies for recordings of AI assistant interactions

Both Google and Amazon have followed Apple in changing their policies for human review of voice assistant recordings to head…

 

Apple contractors hear private moments while investigating accidental Siri activations

Inadvertent and mistaken activation of Siri on Apple devices has led to contract workers who review recordings being sent audio…

 

Nuance releasing Q3 2019 financial results on August 7

Nuance Communications will release its 2019 third quarter financial results after the close of market on Wednesday, August 7, 2019….

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