San Diego-based identity management firm ImageWare Systems has selected fraud prevention firm ValidSoft's voice biometrics solution, the latter revealed in an earnings call this week.The deal represents a third new commercial customer contract in 2015 for ValidSoft.”After a rigorous process of trials, test and commercial review against other voice biometric vendors, ValidSoft has been selected as their preferred voice biometrics technology provider for ImageWare Systems going forward” Paul Burmester, CEO of ValidSoft, said on 12 May.”This deal not only validates our superior technology and gives ValidSoft a leading channel partner of reseller for our voice biometric technology, but it also provides us with an existing channel pipeline as contracts that are already signed by ImageWare Systems on a currently under development and deployment with them”, he added.Burmester says his firm's new partnership with ImageWare Systems “has the potential to complement and accelerate ValidSoft's growth in the voice biometrics marketplace”.Earlier this year, ValidSoft revealed that a US-based NYSE listed corporation will utilize its user authentication platform with voice biometric technology to authenticate their out-of-office-based agents in the US.