SpeechPro’s Demo wins “FinovateSpring 2017 Best of Show” recognition!



SpeechPro’s  live demonstration of the unique biometrc authentication solutions  VoiceKey was acknowledged with Finovate Best of Show award.

During two intense days of the conference more than 60 selected companies got a chance to pitch onstage and showcase their most innovative fintech solutions for banking. Each company had only 7 minutes to demonstrate how the technology works without using pre-recorded video or PowerPoint slides.

SpeechPro has introduced its biometric authentication solution VoiceKey.AGENT and system for fraudulent call detection VoiceKey.Fraud. SpeechPro Head of the project management Oleg Kovpak posed as a true client calling to the bank, while SpeechPro CEO and President Florian Philipp played the role of phone fraudster, who had stolen Oleg’s ID and tried out to get his account access. The VoiceKey interface was displayed on the huge screen in demo zone. Right in front of the whole Finovate audience system successfully recognized Oleg’s voice as an actual “client” voice, while Florian was determined as a “potential rook”.

Each Finovate ends up with the vote for the Best of Show Award, when the audience is selecting the best performers. The rules are strict- no attendees associated with presenters or Finovate organisers are allowed to ballot.  Only Finovate attendees can influence the results and emphasizde their favorites “on the basis of demo quality and potential impact of the innovation demoed.

This year SpeechPro’s demo together with seven other presentations was awarded as Finovate Best of Show in San Jose.

About FinovateSpring: FinovateSpring is a demo-based conference for innovative startups and established companies in the fields of banking and financial technology. Held in San Jose, the event offers an insight-packed glimpse of the future of finance via a fast-paced, intimate, and unique format. FinovateSpring is organized by The Finovate Group. For more information on the event or to view videos of previous demos, please visit finovate.com.