Monday March 30, 2020

Life after passwords

For banking customers across the globe, passwords are out, and voice recognition and biometrics are in

7th August, 2016
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Joanna Lumley in an ad for Barclays bank

Actress Joanna Lumley has voiced many a role over the years, but most recently her dulcet tones have been captured in a sculpture for a major marketing campaign by banking giant Barclays.

Lumley features in the bank’s campaign for a new voice recognition system for its telephone banking customers. The new technology allows British consumers to log in using their voice and removes the need for security questions or passwords.

Passwords, it seems,...

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