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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.

Speechpro’s FAW helps clarify the Rob Ford case
November 19, 2013

October, 31 a listener called a local Toronto radio show, introducing himself as Ian, and defended the governor of Toronto Rob Ford in his speech.

Some have decided that the caller was Rob Ford himself but was he really? The Canadian news agency Global News asked for clarification from the audio forensic experts. Marisa T. Déry, a forensic engineer at the Tamar Mastering, Boston uses STC Forensic Audio Workstation in her investigation.

CRM magazine: Voice Biometrics Builds a Business Case
November 18, 2013

Advances in speech security have made it more feasible and reliable as a call center tool.

By Leonard Klie

Talking passwords: voice biometrics for data access and security
March 4, 2013

SpeechPro has published the article in the February issue of the Biometric Technology Today magazine, one of the most authoritative sources of news, analysis and surveys in the international biometrics market, established by Elsevier Ltd.

Speech Technology Magazine: Voice Biometrics Grows Up
August 23, 2012

NEW YORK (SpeechTEK 2012)—Millions of people are enrolled in voice biometric systems or solutions that use voiceprints to ensure fraud prevention, and companies that are using such systems are finding additional benefits, including improved customer care and customer satisfaction.