Using Voice Assistants for Frictionless Transactions

Using Voice Assistants for Frictionless Transactions

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BLOG POSTS Using Voice Assistants for Frictionless Transactions Angelo Gajo | September 20, 2019 | 3 minutes Amazon announced a new feature for their Amazon Alexa voice assistant that allows users to send donations to presidential campaigns by simply using their voice. The new feature builds on their previous Alexa election experiences with the aim of “ramping up her election knowledge and experiences”. Previously, users could ask Alexa US election questions such as “Alexa, when are the polls open?” and “Alexa, who is winning in New York?”. With the addition of election donations via voice, Amazon can provide a richer experience for users. Alexa focuses on three core principles of an objective source of election information, a plethora of choices of news providers and the commitment to making Alexa smarter.…
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Auraya Attending 2019 Biometric Summit London

Auraya Attending 2019 Biometric Summit London

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PRESS RELEASE Auraya Attending 2019 Biometric Summit London Angelo Gajo | September 18, 2019 | 2 minutes Auraya will be attending the 2019 Biometric Summit event in London as Silver Sponsors with founder and CTO Clive Summerfield in attendance. The event will take place in Rise London on November 20 and will go from 9:15am to 6:15pm. The event brings together speakers and delegates for a thought leading and educational event through enlightening talks, panels and workshops. The key themes for the event are biometric authentication, legal and regulatory considerations for using biometric technology, building the bank of the future, biometric commerce and digital onboarding and biometrics – beyond authentication. If you’d like to meet and chat with the team at Auraya during this event, send us an email to…
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Ditch ‘My Voice Is My Secure Password’ Phrase

Ditch ‘My Voice Is My Secure Password’ Phrase

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BLOG POSTS Why You Should Ditch "My Voice Is My Secure Password" as a Password Phrase Angelo Gajo | September 12, 2019 | 4 minutes Using voice biometrics is an excellent security alternative to passwords. Since it does not rely on remembering passwords or knowledge-based questions such as security questions, voice biometrics can prove to be advantageous. Voice biometrics negates loopholes that fraudsters often abuse such as common passwords or leaked passwords. Additionally, with the capability of enrolling with any text or digit, dependent or independent tokens, Auraya supports all types of spoken phrases as valid voiceprints. However, although voice is a great alternative to the outdated password security method, it is not recommended to use the phrase “My voice is my secure password” for all users. Therefore, below is…
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Difference in Voice Verification and Identification

Difference in Voice Verification and Identification

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BLOG POSTS Understanding the Difference Between Voice Verification and Voice Identification Paul Magee | September 11, 2019 | 7 minutes Auraya’s voice biometrics technology can be used to provide several different outcomes. The two most common outcomes are the identification of a person’s identity and the verification of a claimed identity. Additionally, Auraya provides an array of flexible authentication methods using text-dependent, text-independent, text-prompted, digit-independent and digit-dependent tokens for a more secure more personalised and better customer experience. Verification Stage The first and most common activity is for a user to verify a claimed identity. Verification involves a one-to-one comparison between the speaker’s spoken words compared to the stored voiceprint of the individual. For this one-to-one comparison to be carried out, the claimed identity of the person trying to be…
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Auraya Attending RegTech Edge: Showcase

Auraya Attending RegTech Edge: Showcase

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PRESS RELEASE Auraya Attending RegTech Edge: Showcase Angelo Gajo | September 6, 2019 | 2 minutes Chief executive officer, Paul Magee, will be attending the RegTech Edge: Showcase in Microsoft Reactor Sydney on October 10. Paul Magee will be a guest speaker and will be speaking on the topic of leveraging voice biometrics against financial crimes. The event will go from 8.30AM to 2.00PM with Paul Magee speaking on the financial crime section from 2.10PM.RegTech’s industry showcase brings together all participants across the ecosystem to highlight and bring awareness to leading solutions of the 18 member RegTech firms. The event will cover topics of risk management, data analytics and financial crime.If you would like to attend the event and meet with Auraya, please head over to RegTech to register. It…
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