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Speech Technology Magazine Star Performers: SpeechPro Brings Verification to Cloud, Web, and Mobile Tech
August 10, 2014

The use of biometrics and government-run centralized biometric databases is on the rise, and SpeechPro, the U.S. operating arm of Russia-based Speech Technology Center, has been at the center of it all.

ImageWare uses SpeechPro in Baja Mexico
July 17, 2014

ImageWare Systems announced it signed a deal valued at more than $1 million with Funciones Ocupacionales Insha, to provide software that will facilitate a multi-modal biometric driver license system for the state of Baja California, Mexico.

The project, which will begin in the third quarter of 2014, will help create more than one million licenses for Baja California over the next three years.

For this contract, ImageWare will receive one time license fees for the software itself, along with ongoing payments for providing continuous professional services and maintenance.

Breaking News: Speechpro helped to reveal the identity of Mr.Hidden Cash!
June 9, 2014

Everyone wants to know, is the mystery millionaire behind the hidden cash phenomenom really this guy, a San Francisco real estate tycoon named Jason Buzi?

Inside Edition took his voice samples to voice analyst Kent Gibson from Forensic Audio Workstation in Los Angeles. He compared Buzi's voice patterns to those from the IE telephone interview with Mr. Hidden Cash using SIS II software designed by Speechpro.

And what is the experts’ verdict?

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June 6, 2014

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ImageWare integrates SpeechPro voice biometrics
May 15, 2014

SpeechPro has announced that it will provide biometric capability for ImageWare Systems’ GloudID, GoMobile Interactive and pillphone products.

Starting this month, SpeechPro’s products have been embedded in IWS products.

“IWS selected SpeechPro’s VoiceKey because of the high quality of the algorithms and R&D superiority to ensure our products have the best technology in the market with the latest innovations,” IWS VP of Business Development, Chuck AuBuchon said.

MYFOXNY.COM: Biometric security can't come soon enough
April 15, 2014

Cyber-attacks and identity theft seem a realer threat than ever before, but the tools we need to protect ourselves we have carried since birth.

"One nine, zero, seven, five," Alexy Khitrov said to his phone. Alexy recited that random list of numbers aloud, while his phone scanned his face, and - without pressing a single button - he logged into his online banking account.

"There are over 70 parts of the human body that create the human voice," Alexy said. And - for all those impersonators out there - we can control only 15 of those parts.

Speech technology: VoiceKey OnePass Offers Touchless Bimodal Biometrics for Smartphones
March 21, 2014

A year after voice biometrics solution provider SpeechPro debuted Voice Key OnePass, the company has released a hands-free version of the solution.

"We are taking this to the next level," says Alexey Khitrov, president of SpeechPro USA, a division of Russia's Speech Technology Center. "We've added a number of features to the app that makes the process completely touchless. In the previous version you had to touch the phone to start the biometrics process."

BiometricUpdate.com: SpeechPro details upcoming launch of updated VoiceKey.OnePass verification platform
March 13, 2014

March 10, 2014 - SpeechPro has announced the upcoming release of its newly-updated multi-biometric verification platform, VoiceKey.OnePass.

According to the company, the new version of OnePass includes the ability for touchless identification, as well as static-prompted voice passphrase. This means, that when a user starts the verification process, the smartphone’s camera searches for a human face in the video stream and automatically launches the voice recording as soon as a face is detected.

FindBiometrics: Interview With Alexey Khitrov, President, Speechpro
February 28, 2014

Peter O’Neill, President, findBIOMETRICS (fB):

Can you tell us a little bit about one of your latest product releases, the VoiceKey.OnePass?

Alexey Khitrov, President, Speechpro (SP):

BiometricUpdate.com: A conversation with Alexey Khitrov, President of SpeechPro
January 17, 2014

Voice biometrics is a rapidly-growing biometric modality. Thanks, in large part, to the proliferation of smartphones and other mobile devices with microphones, but also to changing attitudes towards security and authentication. Alexey Khitrov, the president of SpeechPro, the American subsidiary of the Speech Technology Center, tells me that this industry has long been “the market of tomorrow,” but it’s now becoming the market of today.