Pindrop, the pioneer in voice security and authentication announced at CES 2019 the launch of its Voice Identity Platform to extend its proven enterprise-grade technology beyond the call center and into the Internet of Things (IoT), voice assistants, smart homes and offices, and connected cars.
The company is bringing its proven proprietary Deep Voice biometric technology, trusted by eight of the ten largest banks and five of the seven largest insurance companies, to several new key market sectors.
Pindrop won the IHS Markit Innovation Award for Smart Homes & Appliances at the Showstoppers event at CES 2019.
Voice Identity for Smart Homes
Smart home security vendors rely on with pincodes and companion mobile apps for for sensitive transactions. This results in high friction and poor user experience especially for accessibility related use cases. These issues and concerns have resulted in a slow adoption of voice technology in the smart home industry.
Having secured more than one billion voice transactions a year for global Fortune 500 enterprises in some of the most at-risk environments, Pindrop’s relationships with international IoT leaders and manufacturers, such as Allegion, put it in a good position bring secure, voice-based access to IoT devices like smart locks. Pindrop will provide a new level of peace of mind, security and access to the millions of customers using connected devices.
Voice Identity for Personal Assistants and Enterprise Skills
Pindrop’s Voice Identity platform exposes developer friendly APIs to voice application builders who are looking to add strong, frictionless security to any voice platform such as Alexa Skills, Google Actions, Cortana Skills, Bixby and more.
Today, consumers who interact with their bank, brokerage, or their smart home through voice-enabled devices are forced to remember and speak 4-digit confirmation codes before proceeding with sensitive transactions. With Pindrop, developers can now deliver feature rich, frictionless, high-value transactions for their voice applications with multi-factor identification technology.
Voice Identity for Connected Cars
Speech recognition is becoming increasingly common in connected cars; however, existing technologies lack enterprise grade security and authentication capabilities, which hampers and erodes consumer confidence regarding sensitive voice interactions in vehicle. To address this, Pindrop is partnering with several of the largest global automotive manufacturers, to provide a personalized and secure voice-enabled experience for drivers.
Voice Identity for the Smart Office
Smart office communication technology providers such as Zoom, Plantronics, Cisco and Polycom are quickly developing the workplace of the future, enabling a workforce that can connect, share and collaborate from anywhere all with the power of their voice.
Leveraging the world’s first end-to-end deep neural network-based speaker recognition technology, Pindrop now provides security for shared devices, making it possible for enterprises to deploy smart office capabilities that are truly secure.