Bixby: A Smart Speaker to be Launched by Samsung in 2018


What is Bixby?

Have your own personal virtual assistant in your phone — Bixby. This is an application for your Samsung phone just like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa. The app assist you with your day-to-day activities using your smartphone.

It can recognized voice commands so you can just do things by talking. So fetched, right?

Releasing the App in 2018

A new year is almost within our reach. New phones will be released and so as new features. One of them is Bixby.

In August 2017, Samsung confirmed that they were working on a smart speaker but gave no further details about it.

Many of you might be wondering how to use this new app. First, you need to have a Samsung Account. If you have one, simply log in. If not, you need to sign up using your active email address. WiFi or mobile data is needed to use this service.

Bixby recognizes selected languages and the others can be supported. So you don’t have to worry about the app not understanding your voice commands. The default languages are English and Korean.

You can make payments using the app, manage your alarm and a bunch of other stuffs. You can also get directions to the nearest shops, or avoid the traffic thanks to the map.

Post updates, text your friends, take a picture just by saying a voice command.

In conclusion, the Bixby app makes our smartphone activities easier and more comfortable. Even I can’t wait to try this out.