Idiap signs a new research agreement with BBC on voice biometrics

The Idiap Research Institute has signed a new research agreement with BBC to evaluate the speaker recognition technology developed by the biometrics security & privacy group.

The group developed the Spear open source speaker recognition toolkit on the top of its signal processing and machine learning framework Bob.

Dr Sébastien Marcel the head of the biometrics security & privacy group says « this is a great opportunity to evaluate the performance of our speaker recognition technologies on unique audio-visual archives such as the one from BBC».