The applications for biometric identity verification are many and varied. Some, like contact centre operations, are obvious. Others, not so much. Take time and attendance tracking for example. Voice biometrics is now playing a vital role in the latest generation of workforce management systems. As vendors seek to differentiate their propositions with state-of-the-art applications, voice biometrics is helping savvy developers elevate their products above the competition.

I’ve got a great product, but do I need to manufacture hype in order to sell it? There’s nothing wrong with using a little ‘artistic license’ to get an otherwise complex concept across, but you should draw the line at misleading. Using big numbers to beguile the audience is as bad as using big words to disguise the true meaning of something.

In a digital age, the way we communicate, and authenticate, has implications for a wide range of business and consumer applications. The remote nature of most of our day-to-day communications means we are frequently required to prove who we are in order to gain access to systems and data alike.

Over the past ten years we have seen identity theft and fraudulent account access become the primary motivators behind data theft and cyber-crime. If you haven’t been the direct victim of a fraudster yet, the chances are you know someone that has.

If you have a speaker verification system (or plan to implement one) and haven’t decided on a passphrase yet, the following may be of interest.

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