Authentication solutions firm ID R&D has launched SafeChat, a text-independent artificial intelligence (AI) that uses behavioral and voice biometrics for continuous authentication for chatbots and virtual assistants.According to the firm, SafeChat incorporates behavioral, voice and face biometrics, and allows for both voice and typing input into chatbots and virtual assistants. Thereare no passwords because it is text-independent.”Artificial Intelligence and frictionless biometrics are things of the present – not the future” says Alexey Khitrov, the CEO and co-founder of ID R&D.”We are seeing the launch of devices running voice interface and enterprise chatbots taking the market by storm. Digital Assistants (DA) are a large market and Chabot's are up-and-coming with more demand than ever before”.