While Samsung has successfully applied patent for its own voice recognition AI assistant – Samsung Bixby, this feature is expected to draw advantage on Samsung future smartphone especially the upcoming Galaxy S8.
In contrast with other voice assistant, Samsung voice assistant has 2 different identity while both serve as assistant for wireless mobile payment. As Samsung has patent for the “Bixby”, it is rumored that the 2 identity are male and female, where the Bixby stands for male and Kestra for the voice of female.
As mobile payment will be soon be as prevalent as online banking, Samsung is now enhancing their mobile wireless payment technology known as Bixby Pay and it will be one of the highlight on the Galaxy S8.
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