Samsung Bixby digital assistant now available worldwide

August 22nd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Samsung‘s Bixby digital assistant landed in the US only a month ago, but as of today it is available globally. There’s a catch though – while you can run Bixby in any country, it still only understands US English and Korean.

It should work okay in Canada, the UK, Australia and South Africa, but it is sensitive to accent. Samsung claims Bixby’s deep learning tech will “continuously improve its ability to interpret regional dialects”.

There’s no word on when new languages will be added, but Samsung is working on it. Also, it wants to integrate Bixby into third-party apps, which will give…

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