Samsung's AI chief confirms Bixby 2.0 will be launched alongside the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung's AI chief confirms Bixby 2.0 will be launched alongside the Galaxy Note 9
There's no doubt that Samsung plans to continue to improve its advanced Bixby platform, especially that most competing companies are trying to lure customers with their own AI platforms. Back in February, Samsung's CEO confirmed the next version of Bixby will be launched alongside the South Korean company's second flagship for 2018.

Today, Gray G. Lee, head of the AI Center under Samsung Research told Korea Herald that the next flagship smartphone coming from his company, the Galaxy Note 9 will include an improved version of Bixby.

He went on to say that Bixby 2.0 will offer enhanced features like improved natural language processes, enhanced noise resistance capability and much faster response times.

In order to improved Bixby as much and as fast as possible, Samsung is expected to expand its workforce that specializes in AI to up to 1,000. Bixby is meant to connect no less than 14 million units of its products by the end of this year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be unveiled in late August, but the phablet may not hit the shelves until September. The flagship will certainly be showcased at IFA 2018 trade fair that will take place between August 31 and September 5.


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