Q6.6: Speaker Recognition (Verification and Identification)
Speaker recognition is the process of automatically
recognizing who is speaking on the basis of individual information
included in speech signals.
It can be divided into Speaker Identification and
Speaker identification determines which registered speaker provides a
given utterance from amongst a set of known speakers.
Speaker verification accepts or rejects the identity claim of a speaker -
is the speaker the person they say they are?
Speaker recognition technology makes it possible to a the speaker's voice
to control access to restricted services, for example, phone access to banking,
database services, shopping or voice mail, and access to secure
Both technologies require users to "enroll" in the system, that is, to
give examples of their speech to a system so that it can characterise (or
learn) their voice patterns.
ImagineNation: Voice Activated UnLock Technology
Jialong He's Speaker Recognition (Identification) Tool
Keyware Biometric Security Products
SpeakerKey Voice Verifier from ITT
SpeakEZ Voice Print Speaker Verification
Voice Control Systems: Speaker Verification Technology
Survey of the State of the Art in Human Language Technology
- Report edited by Ronald A. Cole et. al. with a section on
Speaker Identification And Verification: LIMSI Report
- A technical description.
Long Index of References on Automatic Speaker Verification
A list of more than 350 papers on speaker verification in text or
Provided by G.Matas.
CAVE: Caller Verification in Banking and Telecommunications
European consortium developing speaker recognition technologies.
Hangai Lab demonstrations of
speaker verification and
Do it yourself demonstrations:
Section 6 of the
comp.speech FAQ Home Page.
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