We all know that Samsung is working on its new virtual assistant which is set to debut with the Galaxy S8 and will be known as Bixby. However, finally, now the South Korean giant Samsung confirms its own Virtual Assistant Bixby.
Finally, Samsung Confirms Its Own Virtual Assistant ‘Bixby’
Virtual assistants are increasingly present in operating systems, preparing to assist users in their day-to-day tasks. The main players in the world of technology already have their offers, but a new one may be coming.
So, it will be not so surprising if I say that the South Korean giant Samsung is working to offer its own virtual assistant, not only in its smartphones but in its wide range of home appliances and consumer electronics. Some information has already been leaked that pointed to the existence of this new virtual assistant.
Thanks to the registered trademarks and patents Bixby had known that was the name chosen for this virtual assistant Galaxy S8 among other devices. Well, earlier when we reported at that time we told that the South Korean giant Samsung has accidentally confirmed the existence of Bixby.
As we said, for several weeks we have been learning different information about the new virtual assistant that Samsung is already developing for its terminals and devices, a kind of Siri native to the Korean firm.
Virtual assistants are a feature increasingly present in different models from various manufacturers, from the Apple Siri to the Microsoft Cortana to Google, they all look for a partner for the terminals that can respond to our voice commands And perform different tasks.
But, now finally, the South Korean giant Samsung confirms the official name of its new virtual personal assistant Bixby. Samsung indicates that through voice commands with Bixby you can “control all operations” of the touch interface of the cell phone.
However, the company does not mention that the new virtual assistant will be integrated into the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +, but as rumors have pointed to this continuously, it would be a complete surprise.
Moreover, Samsung bought Viv Labs, an artificial intelligence company whose co-founder Dag Kittlaus was behind the development of Siri, the virtual assistant Apple integrates into the iPhone and other devices.
Several reports have suggested that the South Korean giant Samsung would use the technology obtained from this company simply to develop its own virtual assistant Bixby. However, some reports have indicated that the new virtual assistant of the Galaxy S8 would be based on S-Voice, the technology that the company has already integrated into several generations of devices.
So, what do you think about this virtual assistant? Simply share your views and thoughts in the comment section below.