Samsung brings early access to Bixby’s Voice Capabilities for Galaxy S8, S8+ owners in the US


Today Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), announced that it will offer select Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the U.S. early access to Bixby’s upcoming voice-control capabilities, allowing them to engage Samsung’s intelligent interface and get more done on their smartphone using just their voice.

Bixby, the AI voice-control digital assistant that has been available in South Korea for some time now, will soon be available in the US for Samsung’s flagship devices. But for now, those who want to test it out can get early access to test out the feature as well as give feedback on how it works in an English-language setting. Galaxy S8 or S8+ owners can sign up today to participate in the early preview test, which will launch in the near future.

The voice-activated components of Bixby was supposed to be available by now, however reports had been saying they were having a few issues with the syntax and grammar for the English language. So customers outside South Korea had to content themselves with the usage of Bixby for visual and non-verbal interactions. Now it looks like they’re on the point of have the voice-manage competencies unleashed within the US but probable not yet in time for the spring launch promised earlier by Samsung.


For does who don’t know what Bixby is all about, Here are the basics knowledge you need about the Samsung Bixby. Launched this past Spring with Samsung’s latest S8 and S8+ smartphones, Bixby is an intelligent, personalized interface for using your smartphone. Bixby is almost the same as the other voice digital assistants in the market now (Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri), it can also do more complex tasks across the many apps in your device.

upcoming Bixby update will give you a new way to interact with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, enabling you to navigate through your phone’s apps, services and settings with a mix of voice commands and touch. Unlike other voice-assisted services on the market, Bixby is designed to assist you in completing complex tasks across many apps, to tell you more about what you’re looking at and where you are, to learn your routine and remember what you need to do.

For example, with one Voice command

  1. You can tell it to make albums of photos you took on a specific date and then share it with friends and family members.
  2. You can ask Bixby to take a selfie and text it to someone
  3. You can ask Bixby to send your friends your location, and later remind you where you parked or took your selfie.
  4. Bixby can handle complex tasks however you describe them.

Samsung did not specify when Bixby will be available for every users and US, India market. But if you own a Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Then you can signup have early access an advanced look at Bixby Voice.


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