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Samsung's virtual assistant introduced with the Galaxy S8 smartphones in 2017. Along with a dedicated button residing below the volume buttons, Bixby was designed to command the device by voice and provide an alternative to tapping the screen. A Bixby "Home" app provides news and information replacing Flipboard, which was in the S7 devices.

Bixby Vision
An always-available option in the camera app, Bixby Vision is able to identify images and provide information about them. It can also translate text. Not just for phones and tablets, Bixby and Bixby Vision are expected in other Samsung products. See Viv.

Bixby - What's This?
Bixby Vision on the Galaxy Note 8 correctly identified the Taj Mahal.

Bixby - Translate This
Using Google Translate, Bixby Vision converted the German text into English for this cleaning product.
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At the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017, Samsung also announced that it will unite its IoT services under SmartThings , announce Bixby 2.
Bixby is officially compatible only with English and Korean voices.
Currently available in US English and Korean, Bixby brings enhanced smartphone productivity and personalization through Quick Commands, a feature that allows you to easily create a custom voice command to use in place of a sequence of one or more commands.
The voice-based feature of Bixby has been launched for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the U.
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