Samsung starts with test, stemdienst Bixby

Samsung starts with test, stemdienst Bixby

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Samsung is going the English-language voice commands for stemassistent Bixby among users in the United States test.

A select group of people eligible for testing, notifies Samsung Friday in a statement. The trial has not started yet, but says “very short term”.

Through Bixby, users can access the assistant to ask for information. On the Galaxy S8 is a special button to the assistant to activate it.


The stemassistent had from the launch of the Galaxy S8 in april already on the device. That was, however, only with a Koreaanstalige variant in the homeland of Samsung.

At the end of may had English available, but the assistant appeared in that language many to have difficulty with grammar and sentence structure. Other parts of Bixby, including automatic image recognition, were directly active on the S8.

When the stemassistent is rolled out to all users is not known. Also, it is not clear whether there is a Dutch version.

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