voice·​print ˈvȯis-print How to pronounce voiceprint (audio)
: an individually distinctive pattern of certain voice characteristics that is spectrographically produced

Examples of voiceprint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to a 2022 paper, there have been more than 740 judgements in Chinese courts involving voiceprints. IEEE Spectrum, 15 Apr. 2023 Amazon Says that when a caller chooses to enroll, Amazon Connect Voice ID uses machine learning to analyze the caller's speech attributes like rhythm, pitch, and tone during the first few seconds of a call and then creates a secure digital voiceprint caller. Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 She was given an iris scan, and compelled to speak into a microphone, so that her voiceprint could be taken: more data to be uploaded to IJOP. David Remnic, The New Yorker, 3 Aug. 2021 Then, when a customer calls again, Amazon Connect Voice ID compares the caller's voiceprint and assigns a confidence score that the organization sets. Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021

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Word History


voice + fingerprint

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of voiceprint was in 1918

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“Voiceprint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voiceprint. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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