The AI-based assistant is currently only available in US English and Korean and the launch comes just a day before the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung has announced that it is rolling out Bixby’s voice capabilities to over 200 countries, including the UK, Australia, Canada and South Africa. The feature was earlier available only in South Korea and United States. The AI-based assistant is currently only available in US English and Korean. To recall, Bixby was unveiled alongside the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, but the voice feature was not available at the time. The launch of voice commands comes just a day before the company is scheduled to launch its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone.
“Now millions of customers worldwide have access to a new and intelligent way of interacting with their phone,” stated Injong Rhee, Executive Vice President and Head of R&D, Software and Services of the Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “The expansion of Bixby’s voice capabilities is an initial step in the continued rollout of Bixby functionality. In the future, Bixby will have the learning power to offer more intelligent and personalized interactions and seamless connections across more devices.”
The company notes that users will be able to create custom commands through a feature called Quick Commands. This lets users set a single command for doing multiple takes. For example. Users could simply say “good night” instead of “Turn on Do-not-disturb mode, set an alarm for 6:00 AM and turn on blue light filter.” Bixby would also understands natural speech patterns including asking questions and making requests. So if a user asks the assistant to “send the picture just taken to mom,” it would understand which photo the user is referring to send that to their mother.
Popular Mobile PhonesView All
Hot DealsView All
Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of Thinkdigit.com as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.
We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry.