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Introducing EVA - Voice Biometric Extension for Amazon Connect

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Global voice biometric leader, Auraya, officially announces today the launch of EVA for Amazon Connect. EVA enables organisations to deliver better customer experience for authenticating customer identity on telephony and digital channels. It allows customers to verify their identity quickly and conveniently without needing to remember passwords, PINs, or needing to provide sensitive private information.

The challenge of providing highly secure and convenient security measures to customers is well understood by both organisations and their customers. Customers are required to remember their passwords and answers to secret questions or provide personal information such as social security numbers or birth dates to get access to the information and services they want. In this new digital age, organisations require multiple security methods to verify identity depending on the device customers use. To complicate this situation, regulators around the world are requiring ever more stringent security standards and demanding that organisations comply with increased privacy provisions. Nowadays, organisations comply with these regulations by sending customers an email or SMS with one-time passcodes or require customers to carry additional devices to generate security codes. However, most of these methods reduce the convenience and level of customer experience, while providing no guarantees of avoiding identity theft or fraud.

The team at Auraya have developed a simple answer to address this complex problem. EVA is a cloud-based voice biometric extension for Amazon Connect. EVA is language and accent independent and works on all devices with a microphone.

EVA allows customers to enrol and verify their identity by analysing the unique characteristics of their voice. Customers using a device to chat or using a browser to get information or make a transaction can simply say the numbers displayed on the screen to verify their identity. If a customer is talking to a person or a bot, EVA can listen to the conversation and confirm their identity using machine learning algorithms.

EVA is deployed in the AWS cloud and uses cloud formation tools to implement the biometric capability for any organisation. EVA uses Amazon orchestration and reporting tools for customisation to meet the specific needs of any organisation.

Auraya will be exhibiting at the upcoming VOICE Summit in Newark, NJ from July 22 to July 25. Access their press kit by visiting this link. You can get more information on EVA for Amazon Connect by heading to our website. If you would like to contact us directly to learn more or how to implement EVA for Amazon Connect to your existing cloud customer contact centre service, send us an email at info@aurayasystems.com.

About Auraya

Auraya is a world leader in voice biometric technology with the mission of empowering people and organisations to interact and engage with convenience and security in all channels and languages.

Auraya has developed the next-generation voice biometrics technology that delivers an easy to use yet highly secure authentication capability. Auraya provides its technology to a global network of partners that incorporate Auraya’s voice biometric engine, ArmorVox™, into their secure, customer-facing applications and fraud detection solutions. The ecosystem of partners delivers solutions in all industries including government, education, healthcare, financial services, retail services and telecommunications.

ArmorVox is Auraya’s next-generation voice biometric engine designed for telephony and digital channel implementations. ArmorVox allows partners to provide frictionless and seamless customer experience and improved digital security using machine learning algorithms and patented features such as automated tuning process, speaker-specific thresholds and background models, impostor mapping, synthetic voice detection and voice collection process from browsers.

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