BARCELONA, Spain & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the industry focuses on the advancement of mobile technologies at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, the industry research firm Envisioneering recognized the innovation and design of AGNITiO KIVOX Mobile SDK that enables the use of Voice iD to authenticate mobile devices and apps as well as secure digital transactions.
“Digital fraud has become a global crisis that mobile technology leaders are moving rapidly to address,” said Emilio Martinez, founder and CEO of AGNITiO. “The AGNITiO KIVOX Mobile SDK can provide an immediate solution that requires no special hardware and leverages the simple and natural act of speaking into a smartphone. This honor from Envisioneering is a testament to the hard work that has gone into making voice biometric authentication simple and secure.”
After three weeks of careful deliberation by five judges in North America and Europe, industry research firm Envisioneering recognized eleven out of thirty companies who launched new products during ShowStoppers, the product showcase event for journalists at GSMA’s Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. Award candidates were judged for innovation, design and style in 26 categories of social benefit ranging from personal entertainment delivery technologies to health and wellness, peace of mind for loved ones and clever biometric voice and eye control of devices with ID verification.
“The companies represented among this year’s winners are stepping up their tempo and pace of innovation,” said Richard Doherty, Envisoneering's Research Director and lead Judge. “With a keen focus on mobile products, services and lifestyle, they weave together original ideas in hardware, software, services and versatility to benefit the life of the consumer.”
The AGNITiO Voice iD Advantage
All voice biometrics technologies are not created equal. As the leader in government and law enforcement, and with a rapidly growing call center presence, AGNITiO Voice iD engine running KIVOX Mobile software allows for the use of simple, short voice phrases that are accurately detected 99.9% of the time. AGNITiO has a proprietary patented anti-spoofing technology that detects up to 97% of replay attacks, as well as many others risks. KIVOX software is completely language independent, minimizing costs for global deployments and enabling natural voice and user friendly authentication.
For more information about the Voice iD revolution, download the white paper “Identifying the Human Voice in a Mobile and Web-Enabled World: Voice Identification for Business Applications”.
AGNITiO (www.agnitio-corp.com) is a worldwide market leader for voice biometrics solutions in government and commercial sectors. AGNITiO has an extensive customer base including leading police, intelligence, military and other government organizations in over 35 countries, as well as a number of leading customers and partners in the commercial sector. AGNITiO Corp. is the US subsidiary, leading business development in USA and Canada. AGNITiO’s technology and products are protected by a family of patents that grows every year.
AGNITiO KIVOX is a voice biometrics product family targeted at the corporate sector. Financial services, telecommunications, utilities and other sectors are implementing new security solutions based on voice biometrics. KIVOX is ideally positioned in this market, with underlying Voice iD technology developed in most demanding environments such as forensics and intelligence. AGNITiO has obtained numerous awards including the Red Herring 100 Global (2007), Speech Technology Market winner award (2007), Speech Technology Market leader award (2008), Regional finalists for the Global Security Challenge (2009), Speech Technology Market leader award (2010), Global Security Challenge (2011) and Speech Technology Market winner award (2012). AGNITiO is a founding member of the FIDO Alliance (Fast IDentity Online) www.fidoalliance.org, which is dedicated to delivering open standards for strong multi-factor authentication. AGNITIO is already delivering a FIDO Alliance model solution with its voice biometrics Voice iD platform.
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