Voice Biometrics Glossary


An approach to using Voice Biometrics that requires the user to say additional utterances that would not otherwise have been required when calling or interacting with a speech service for authentication or enrolment.
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The process by which a user's identity is confirmed. Requires the use of one or more authentication factors.
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A step in the registration process where a user consents to enrolment in a Voice Biometric system to comply with data protection and privacy legislation.
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A step in the registration process where specific utterances are requested from the user or previously acquired audio is used to create a Voice Biometric template (Voiceprint) for subsequent use in Authentication/Identification.
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Refers to the case when during authentication a user other than the enrolled user is accepted.
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Refers to the situation where during authentication a user who is the enrolled use is rejected.
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Is the process by which an individual record is found in the organisation's systems of record.
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A step in the registration process where a user is introduced to and offered enrolment in a Voice Biometric service as part of the registration process.
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An approach to using Voice Biometrics that does not require the user to do anything additional to their reason for calling or interacting with a speech service for authentication or enrolment.
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The process by which a user is offered, consents to, and completes enrolment in a Voice Biometric service.
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A form of Voice Biometrics that is dependent on the same utterance used during enrolment being repeated during authentication or identification.
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A form of Voice Biometrics that is not dependent on the utterance being used during enrolment being repeated during authentication or identification.
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Voice Biometrics uses the unique properties of a speakers voice to confirm their identity (authentication) or identify them from a group of known speakers (identification).
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