VoiceTrust, a global leader and provider of digital payments and voice biometric solutions announced today the acquisition of Montreal based voice technology firm Perceive Solutions Inc.
VoiceTrust is a global innovator in voice biometrics security and its revolutionary Proof-of-LifeTM program provides safe, secure and cost efficient delivery of various payment services, like secure pension disbursement that allows pension funds using voice biometrics to ensure that the recipient is still alive and in-country. Recipients do not need to personally visit pension fund locations to authenticate themselves.
Tariq Habib, CEO, VoiceTrust, said, "Perceive has a product portfolio that is a perfect extension to the current VoiceTrust solutions." He further added that "the acquisition enhances our customer focused delivery promise of continuous innovation and development and Perceives experienced management team will enable us to support and address the Canadian market in an accelerated fashion."
Roanne Levitt, Founder, Perceive Solutions, said, "We are excited to be part of the VoiceTrust team and leverage synergies between Perceives free-form speech products and VoiceTrust's platform and global market presence to enable us to provide state-of-the-art solutions for customers seeking world class speaker verification and authentication technology."
VoiceTrust is majority owned by Ramphastos Investments, the investment vehicle of Dutch investor Marcel Boekhoorn.
Corné Melissen, VoiceTrust´s interim CFO and spokesman for Ramphastos, emphasizes the investor´s commitment to the growth of VoiceTrust, both organically and by means of acquisitions.