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Licensing VeriSpeak

The following licensing model is intended for end-user product developers. Integrators who want to develop and sell a VeriSpeak-based development tool (with API, programming possibilities, programming samples, etc.), must obtain permission from Neurotechnology and sign a special VAR agreement.

Product Development

An integrator should obtain either a VeriSpeak 2.1 Standard SDK (EUR 339) or VeriSpeak 2.1 Extended SDK (EUR 859) to develop a product based on VeriSpeak technology. The SDK needs to be purchased just once and may be used by all the developers within the integrator's company.

VeriSpeak SDKs include a number of components; each particular component has specific functionality. A license for an individual VeriSpeak component is required for each computer or device that run the component.

VeriSpeak SDK components and licenses included with a specific SDK
Component types VeriSpeak 2.1
Standard SDK
VeriSpeak 2.1
Extended SDK
 • Voice Matcher 1 single comp. license 1 single comp. license
 • Embedded Voice Matcher 1 single comp. license 1 single comp. license
 • Voice Client (1)   3 single comp. licenses
and
1 concurrent license
 • Embedded Voice Client (2)   3 single comp. licenses
 • Voice Extractor 1 single comp. license 1 single comp. license
 • Embedded Voice Extractor 1 single comp. license 1 single comp. license
 • Matching Server   +

(1) Voice Client component includes Voice Extractor component, which can be also obtained separately.
(2) Embedded Voice Client component includes Embedded Voice Extractor component, which can be also obtained separately. The Voice Client concurrent license may be also used for running the Embedded Voice Client on multiple Android devices.

Components are copy-protected – a license is required for a component to run. License activation options are listed below on this page.

Additional component licenses may be obtained by VeriSpeak 2.1 SDK customers as required by their development process.

Product Deployment

To deploy a product developed with VeriSpeak 1.x / 2.x SDK, an integrator need obtain only the additional licenses required for the particular VeriSpeak 2.1 components that will run on each computer or device belonging to their customers. The available VeriSpeak components and license types for product deployment are the same as for product development.

Each VeriSpeak component running on a computer belonging to the integrator's customer requires a license. License activation options are listed below on this page.

Prices for VeriSpeak 2.1 SDK and additional VeriSpeak component licenses can be found here.

Please refer to the License Agreement for all licensing terms and conditions.

Single computer licenses

A single computer license allows the installation and running of a VeriSpeak component installation on one computer or device. Neurotechnology provides a way to renew the license if the computer undergoes changes due to technical maintenance.

Each single computer license requires activation for a VeriSpeak component to run. The available activation options are listed below on this page.

Additional single computer licenses for VeriSpeak components may be obtained at any time by VeriSpeak SDK customers.

Concurrent network licenses

Concurrent licenses are available for Voice Client component, allowing the installation of this specific component on an unlimited number of computers. An application obtains a specific license for the capturing process and to perform template creation (extraction). On average it takes less than 10 seconds for voice capturing/enrolling. After this interval the license is released, making it available for another user. One Voice Client concurrent license can be shared among tens of users, making this license especially useful for web-based software.

The number of simultaneously running Voice Client component instances is limited by the number of concurrent licenses. Available license management options are listed below on this page.

The concurrent license for Voice Client also allows to run the Embedded Voice Client on multiple Android devices.

Additional concurrent network licenses may be obtained at any time by VeriSpeak SDK customers.

License activation options

Single computer and concurrent network licenses are supplied in three ways:

  • Serial numbers are used to activate licenses for particular VeriSpeak components. The activation is done via the Internet or by email. After activation the network connection is not required for single computer license usage.
    Note: activation by serial number is not suitable for virtual environments.
  • Internet activation. A special license file is stored on a computer or an Android device; the license file allows to run particular VeriSpeak components on that computer or device after checking the license over the Internet. Internet connection should be available for a short period of time at least once in 7 days. A single computer license can be transferred to another computer or device by moving the license file there and waiting until the previous activation expires.
  • Licenses may be stored in a volume license manager dongle. License activation using volume license manager may be performed without connection to the Internet and is suitable for virtual environments.

Volume license manager

Volume license manager is used on site by integrators or end users to manage licenses for VeriSpeak components. It consists of license management software and a dongle, used to store the purchased licenses. An integrator or an end-user may use the volume license manager in the following ways:

  • Activating single computer licenses – An installation license for a VeriSpeak component will be activated for use on a particular computer. The number of available licenses in the license manager will be decreased by the number of activated licenses.
  • Managing single computer or concurrent licenses via a LAN or the Internet – The license manager allows the management of installation licenses for VeriSpeak components across multiple computers or Android devices in a LAN or over the Internet. The number of managed licenses is limited by the number of licenses in the license manager. No license activation is required and the license quantity is not decreased. Once issued, the license is assigned to a specific computer or device on the network.
  • Using license manager as a dongle – A volume license manager containing at least one license for a VeriSpeak component may be used as a dongle, allowing the VeriSpeak component to run on the particular computer where the dongle is attached.

Additional VeriSpeak component licenses for the license manager may be purchased at any time. Neurotechnology will generate an update code and send it to you. Simply enter the code into the license manager to add the purchased licenses.

VeriSpeak enterprise license

The VeriSpeak 2.1 enterprise license allows an unlimited use of VeriSpeak 2.1 components in end-user products for a specific territory, market segment or project. Specific restrictions would be included in the licensing agreement.

The enterprise license price depends on the application size and the number of potential users of the application within the designated territory, market segment or project.

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