Samsung’s Bixby assistant now lets users transfer money, make currency exchanges

Samsung has announced that its Bixby voice assistant now allows users to check their bank account details as well as transfer money between accounts. The new functionality has been launched in the company’s home country of South Korea.

The feature makes use of Samsung Pay for payments, while authentication is done through biometrics (such as iris and fingerprint) using Samsung Pass.

The list of participating banks currently includes only three names: Shinhan Bank, Woori Bank, and KEB Hana Bank. It’s worth mentioning that for Woori Bank customers, it’s also possible to make currency…