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Sensory’s new biometric tech aims to make face unlock work with face masks

The use of face masks is certainly not new, but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many more people around the world are using them for the first time. This has created some interesting issues in the technology world. People covering half their faces with masks comes at a time when many phones are...

Sensory’s TrulyNatural is an SDK for on-device natural language processing

Voice is poised to be the next big medium of interaction with a host of smart devices and appliances. Realizing this potential, internet majors like Amazon and Google have already pioneered voice interactions, occupying almost 97% of the smart speaker market, while Facebook recently publicized its plans to introduce its own voice assistant soon. But...

Always-listening Hotword Recognition without power drain may soon come to Android apps with TrulyHandsfree

Ever wonder how smartphones such as the Huawei Mate 9 respond to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant commands ("Alexa", "OK, Google") even when the screen is switched off and locked? It's thanks to a hardware component called a DSP, or digital signal processor, a dedicated audio chip that handles low-power, always-on phrase detection (and other...

Sensory is Bringing TrulySecure Facial Recognition to More Places

With each passing year, we become increasingly reliant on our smartphones for important tasks. Many of those tasks are of a sensitive nature, which is one reason we're seeing an influx of biometric technologies on mobile devices in the form of fingerprint scanners, iris scanners, and facial recognition sensors. One company leading the charge is...