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OCTAVE @ EAB-RPC 2016, Darmstadt (Germany), 19-20 September 2016

OCTAVE has been invited to hold a project-dedicated session within the conference EAB-RPC 2016, to be held in Darmstadt, Germany on 19-20 September. The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and numerous EU research projects, namely FIDELITY, FastPass, BEAT, FutureID, MobilePass, Eksistenz, PCAS, PIDaaS, ORIGINS, ABC4EU, INGRESS, HECTOS, BODEGA, OCTAVE, PROTECT and SpeechXRay are jointly organizing [...]

OCTAVE Project Review Meeting in Brussels

The OCTAVE Project has successfully passed its first review meeting in Brussels, at REA, the Research Executve Agency of the European Commission, which is in charge of managing OCTAVE. The Consortium had turned up with a delegation where all Partners were represented.

Odyssey 2016 – Best paper Award goes to EURECOM

Bilbao 22 June 2016 - The Best Paper award went to Massimiliano Todisco for Massimiliano Todisco, Héctor Delgado and Nicholas Evans: A New Feature for Automatic Speaker Verification Anti-Spoofing: Constant Q Cepstral Coefficients. The paper reflects some results from the OCTAVE Project. (in the photo Luis Buera from Agnitio gives to Massimiliano Todisco from EURECOM the BPA certificate)

OCTAVE @ ODYSSEY 2016, Bilbao, 21-24 June 2016

OCTAVE has organised a booth in the exhibition hall connected with the conference Odyssey 2016. For further information visit http://www.odyssey2016.org/ It was an opportunity for the Project to showcase its approach and its early results to a community of researchers, so as to gather genuine feedback from worldwide top experts in the field of [...]

OCTAVE Third plenary meeting, Athens 15-17 March, 2016

On 15-17 March 2016, the project celebrated its third plenary meeting, at AIT, Athens.

ValidSoft Voice Biometrics featured by Sky News

With a growing number of large scale deployments for voice biometrics becoming more publicised, Sky News speaks to ValidSoft on how the technology works and how its delivering much stronger security and simple user experience compared to usernames and passwords. Read the complete story.  

ValidSoft named as a leading vendor set to ‘Dominate the Global Voice Recognition Market for 2015-2019’

Market research firm Research and Markets have released a report on the worldwide voice biometric market, predicting strong growth over the next few years. The Global Voice Recognition Market 2015-2019, report predicts growth of 9.4 percent (CAGR) between 2014 and 2019. [more]

OCTAVE Second plenary meeting, Milano 18-19 November, 2015

On 18-19 November, the project celebrated its second plenary meeting, at SEA Aeroporti di Milano, Linate.

ValidSoft features on the BBC – ”How to authenticate the human rather than the device’

ValidSoft has been featured on BBC Business Daily. Senior Broadcast Journalist Ed Butler interviewed ValidSoft at the Future in Review (FiRe) event in Utah. The report discusses the future of authentication while highlighting the number of commercial deployments being implemented today. [more]

OCTAVE @ INTERSPEECH 2015, Dresden, Germany

INTERSPEECH 2015, one of the most prestigious international conferences about Speech and Language Processing, was held in Dresden, Germany, on September 6-10, 2015. OCTAVE was part of the conference thanks to the contribution and the presence of some of the members of the Consortium: Eurecom, Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Aalborg University, University of Eastern Finland, and [...]