48% Would Use Voice Recognition For ID Verification

The majority of consumers say there are benefits to using voice recognition as a form of personal verification, according to a new study.

Most (81%) consumers see the benefits of using voice recognition for personal verification and nearly half (48%) said they would likely it, based on the survey of 3,300 U.S. adults conducted by Harris Poll for Pindrop, a voice security company.

Benefits expected are not having to remember passwords (59%), not worrying about changing passwords (49%), verification can't be guessed or stolen (41%), can access account quickly (37%) and voices can't be cloned (22%).

However, most (94%) American believe there are potential drawbacks, including may not work well because of background noise (61%), may not work accurately every time (60%), voice can be cloned and used against them (48%), may have difficulty recognizing accents (43%), may not be secure (39%), requires you to speak loudly and clearly (36%) and lack of info on how voice as personal verification works (31%).

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2 comments about "48% Would Use Voice Recognition For ID Verification".
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  1. Mark Westlake from GearBrain, April 17, 2018 at 3:17 p.m.

    Good data and supports the growth of biometrics in helping us secure our privacy and data in the future.  

  2. Chuck Martin from Chuck Martin replied, April 17, 2018 at 3:38 p.m.

    Right, Mark, biometrics big time.

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