Meet Bixby and Kestra – new competitors Siri from Samsung
One of the program innovations of the new flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 should be advanced service virtual assistant with artificial intelligence. As it became known on Friday, the South Korean manufacturer plans to call its voice assistant with a male voice Bixby, and the version with a female voice — Kestra. Corresponding trademarks the company registered in the profile Department.
In the description of the trademark says: “the Software to activate the functions of Hand-Free mobile devices and control through voice recognition. To handle voice commands”. The application also confirm that using the voice assistant Samsung you can make online payments.
In October of this year, Samsung bought the company, Viv Labs, founded by the creators of Siri, its offspring and will form the basis of the voice assistant Galaxy S8. During a recent press conference, Vice President of Samsung Ri In-Jong, as well as the founders of Viv Labs Adam Cheyer and Dag Kittlaus told the first details about this feature.
“We are creating an entirely new interface and open system of artificial intelligence, noted In Ri Jong. Modern smartphones Galaxy use different applications when users want to enjoy a coffee or a pizza. The new platform will allow you to place orders and perform other tasks without using special applications”.
“Developers of third-party applications and services can bind them to our aide, he added. Even if Samsung itself will do nothing to improve the operation of the platform, the more services will learn and study the system, the more intelligent it will become”.
“Our children ask how we grew up without the Internet? And our children’s children will ask another question — how do you grow without artificial intelligence,” summed up Adam Cheyer.