It’s official: Samsung Bixby AI will feature in Galaxy S8
Today, the Samsung Bixby AI (artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant) was made official. This ends previous speculation on the next AI, particularly for the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Samsung announced in their newsroom site that the new virtual assistant offers a significantly new way to interact with your smartphone. Furthermore, the Bixby AI ecosystem is fertile ground for developers to build third party apps beyond the bounds of smartphones to other home appliances as well.
Rumors have often held the notion that Samsung Bixby AI will be better than Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana. Well, there is only a few days to find out as Galaxy S8 launches on 29th March. For the Korean tech-giant, technology should make life easier. As devices today offer top-notch functionality, their interfaces should be less complicated, interactive and easier to learn. Millions of devices are manufactured by Samsung, and the company is embarking on innovative initiatives for better human-machine interfaces. Under this strategy, the goal is that machines learn and adapt to how users interact with their devices.
The interface must be natural and intuitive enough to flatten the learning curve regardless of the number of functions being added. Some of the efforts under the Samsung Bixby AI are aimed at providing natural experience, intuitive learning, deep learning and enriched user interface designs. This is where Bixby is headed. It will be a new intelligent interface on Samsung’s new devices.
Major strengths of Samsung Bixby AI
Is it farfetched that Bixby will be better than Siri or Cortana? Is it another machine learning system for creating machine learning systems that Samsung intends to spread out to other gadgets? At least the latter is how far AI research is gone down in the recent past. It’s a good move for Samsung to develop her own AI despite the previous AI rift with Google. Well, whatever it is, Samsung has these three points why Bixby is ‘fundamentally’ better:
1. Complete application integration
Bixby-enabled apps will be able to carry out most tasks outside the app interface, allowing users to perform many tasks using the conventional interface, such as through touch commands. But just how new is this one? Sammy says that current agents (Siri, Cortana?) support only a few tasks per application. So, users may not understand what tasks to choose. This issue is resolved with Samsung Bixby AI. Besides offering a complete UI access, Bixby also learns user-behavior by tying it to a predictable pattern.
2. Context awareness: getting you around within
When users can call Bixby at any time, the virtual assistant will sort of sync or understand the current context and state of the application for the running app. Samsung Bixby AI will allow users to navigate through touch and voice interaction modes at any context of the application. When switching between modes, you don’t run the risk of losing your task because the mode of interaction is not limited. But of course, the ‘syncing’ is only possible only for Bixby-enabled apps.
3. Cognitive tolerance: non-exact commands for different tasks
I agree with this one more. It is unnatural to always say the same commands, let alone forgetting the exact lines for different tasks. This is what is common out there with current virtual assistants. Users need to state the exact commands in a set of fixed forms. However, Bixby will come smarter. It will understand commands with incomplete or non-exact information and execute the commanded task to the best of its knowledge. More follow-up information will be prompted for the specified task, making it easier to use.
So, that’s it. Samsung wants users to experience a new voice interface that’s easy to learn and interact with intuitively.
As for the Galaxy S8, rumors suggested earlier that there will be a Bixby launch button mounted to the side of the device. This button will allow users to carry out many tasks just by pushing and dictating a single command line. For instance, tasks like unlocking the smartphone, searching for contacts, taking photos and others will be handy to execute. There are preinstalled Bixby apps coming in the Galaxy S8 too, and these will grow in the near future, especially with SDK developers joining to create apps.http://www.cellwebstar.com/official-samsung-bixby-ai-will-feature-galaxy-s8http://www.cellwebstar.com/wp-content/uploads/Samsung-Bixby-AI.jpghttp://www.cellwebstar.com/wp-content/uploads/Samsung-Bixby-AI-150x150.jpgPhone newsGalaxy S8 Rumor Mill,Samsung Bixby,Samsung Galaxy S8,Samsung Galaxy S8 PlusImage credit Today, the Samsung Bixby AI (artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant) was made official. This ends previous speculation on the next AI, particularly for the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Samsung announced in their newsroom site that the new virtual assistant offers a significantly new way to interact with your...Isaac MDaniel A. Okaalidansu86@hotmail.comAdministratorCellwebstar.com