CES 2019: Samsung Says Bixby Will Soon Work Along with Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Play
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Samsung at CES 2019 has uncovered that it is adding increasingly content partners to its Bixby voice assistant, including the Google products like Google Maps and YouTube. The South Korean company also reported that it will coordinate Bixby in a greater amount of its products. Moreover, Samsung gave us a sneak look at its robotics stage by demonstrating Samsung Bot Care, which is a small robot intended to enable the consumers to deal with their everyday wellbeing routines.
The South Korean company has reported Bixby will be incorporated to Samsung's 2019 QLED and premium TV lineup as well as smart appliances like the refrigerators, washers, and climate control systems. Further, the company is intending to add the voice assistant to cars as well as robotics platforms. The Bixby was initially added to the cars last year, yet with the presentation of Samsung's 2019 Digital Cockpit, it will be capable complete much more things, including detailing fuel levels, adjusting vehicle temperature, and that's just the beginning.
Among other Bixby-related developments, Google is bringing support for several of its products to the voice assistant. The search Goliath will enable Bixby users to access Gmail, YouTube, Google Play, and Google Maps. This follows a prior declaration, in which the Mountain View-based company had uncovered that Samsung's Smart TVs will currently support Google Assistant by means of Assistant-controlled equipment like Google Home, an outsider smart speaker, or smart display.
The inclusion of Google products will unquestionably give Bixby a touch of authenticity, considering it has experienced serious difficulties contending with the more established players like Amazon's Alexa and Google's very own Assistant. Samsung Bixby was initially presented for the company's mobile devices, however, has since moved to different platforms, including smart speakers.
Among other new partners, iHeartRadio will also now be accessible on Bixby.
Notwithstanding the Bixby-related developments, Samsung also gave the CES attendees a gander at the strides it has made in robotics platforms. The company demonstrated the Samsung Bot Care robot at the occasion, which it claims can enable consumers to deal with their wellbeing and assist in related tasks.
As indicated by the company, the Samsung Bot Care can take and report a person's vitals like circulatory strain and pulse. It can also screen sleep cycles, track medicine admission, and offer day by day health briefings. Moreover, the robot can call the crisis services when required as well as give music therapy.
It is hazy when the Samsung Bot Care will achieve the market.