The upcoming AI-powered Samsung assistant named Bixby, was previously rumored to be built by Viv Labs. Viv Labs are well known AI specialists that Samsung acquired last year. This year it is expected to come up with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. What the newest report from The Wall Street Journal, is that it will be replaced with the S Voice.
The S Voice offers much better capabilities and features for the Bixby AI assistant. It will be able to answer voiced questions from users, and it may even have dedicated hardware button. Bixby is now set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri. It also needs to be much better than the current version of S Voice.
Every other information and rumor about the S Voice needs to be confirmed by Samsung yet. The time for the release of the Galaxy S8 is near, so we can expect to hear many news and rumors about the devices very fast.