liveness liveness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Its very liveness--its impermanence, its vulnerability to error, its essential humanness--is its unique draw.

News

  • VoiceKey.OnePass - Touchless Biometrics for Smartphones

    NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VoiceKey.OnePass offers a single tap, mobile biometric authentication solution that combines speaker and face recognition algorithms with a unique anti-spoofing feature that detects "liveness". OnePass provides an unparalleled...
    on March 10, 2014     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "Our liveness makes us far more nimble than the competition," says John Hockenberry, who will cohost the show with Adaora Udoji.
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: John Hockenberry Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. Prince wrote in a 1974 memoir: "Do we not run the risk of mechanizing the theatre until it becomes so slick it loses its `liveness?"
    on Jul 17, 2006 By: Harold Prince Source: Bloomberg

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