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Samsung shows off its Siri, Alexa competitor on the Galaxy Note 8Samsung demonstrates its virtual assistant Bixby, which will be available on the Galaxy Note 8 and now runs in over 200 countries.
And at Samsung our job is to bring you those innovations and make it easy to use them to their full potential. Bixby completely changes your everyday interactions. From voice and vision control to an intuitive home screen and intelligent reminders. It learns and adapts to the way you use your device. Not the other way around. For instance, with Bixby Voice you can speak to your phone naturally using the words and phrases used every day. Today, Bixby Voice is available for English speakers in more than 200 markets around the world. And it's learning and getting smarter every day. [BLANK_AUDIO] There are endless ways to personalize your Bixby experience, and all of them are at your fingertips, with a simple press of the Bixby button. Take Quick Commands. With Quick Commands, you can program the Bixby button to perform complex tasks. In response to a custom phrase. That means with just one or two words, you can launch multiple actions at once. This is super cool. Let me show you how it works. I can press the Bixby button and say "food photo." [BLANK_AUDIO] Bigsby automatically launches a camera, sets it to food mode, snaps the pic. Not only does it do that, it opens my gallery and moves my pizza slice to my foodie album. [APPLAUSE] Yeah, pretty cool, eh? [APPLAUSE] Well, with Bixby, I mapped my entire nighttime routine to a single phrase. So now with a simple press of the Bixby button I can just say, good night. [BLANK_AUDIO] Bixby automatically turns it to Do Not Disturb mode Set my usual 6:00 am alarm. And it turns on the blue light filter. We have great new apps coming on board all the time. Thanks to one of our new partnerships, you'll be able to use Bixby with Spotify to play your favorite music later this year. [APPLAUSE] And we'll be sharing more exciting news in October during our developers conference.