|Voice authentication: May I See Your Voice, Please?
|As speech-related biometric technology joins the fight against identity theft, your credit card may start asking you to speak louder. A number of companies, including IBM, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard have recently developed new biometric software and devices designed specifically with the phone in mind. Their solutions to the phone-security conundrum range from embedding detectors such as fingerprint scanners right into mobile phones and personal digital assistants to using a promising new biometric technique called voice verification. more...