Dr. Clive Summerfield is founder of Voice Biometrics. Currently based at commercial technology accelerator BetaDen (in Malvern, U.K.), Voice Biometrics seeks to accelerate the adoption of voice biometrics and speech recognition technologies to meet increasingly stringent regulations for secure online customer service delivery. With a PhD in Electronic Engineering, Speech Recognition from the University of Sydney, he has over 30 years’ experience developing, implementing and deploying voice biometrics and speech recognition into a wide range of markets and applications. He is also Managing Director EMA-ANZ of LumenVox - a speech automation and multi-factor biometric authentication solutions company.
COVID-19 has caused many large educational institutions to accelerate the transition to online delivery of educational services. This has highlighted the issue of student identity and specifically the identity of students during online examinations and testing. New advances in voice biometrics can help educational institutions and other online enterprises manage access and secure data.