News tagged with voice recognition

A look at how your voice is being used to ID you

Businesses and governments around the world are increasingly turning to voice biometrics, which sometimes are described as voiceprints, to replace passwords and fight fraud. A look at this fast-growing technology:

Oct 13, 2014
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Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley's killer

Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video ...

Aug 21, 2014
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Ford buys software startup Livio

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it acquired the startup company Livio in a bid to accelerate its efforts to help drivers safely access content on their smartphone while on the road.

Sep 26, 2013
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Carl Icahn's stake in Nuance grows to 16.9 pct.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Nuance Communications over the past month to almost 17 percent, nearing a threshold that would trigger defensive mechanisms to thwart a hostile takeover.

Sep 01, 2013
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