Final yr, Samsung launched a characteristic referred to as “Textual content Name” for Bixby with One UI 5, which primarily transforms voice calls into written textual content and vice versa. It was initially accessible in Korean, however now the corporate has launched assist for the characteristic in (US) English. The characteristic lets customers reply calls by typing a message that Bixby will then learn out loud to the caller. It could possibly additionally transcribe what the caller says, making it a fairly useful gizmo for these arduous of listening to or for anybody taking a name in a loud atmosphere.
Whereas Bixby has a number of voice choices, Samsung is giving customers the potential to personalize the voice it makes use of to reply calls. They’ll use the brand new Bixby Customized Voice Creator to file just a few sentences, permitting the assistant to research their voice and tone after which use synthetic intelligence to imitate what they sound like. In the intervening time, although, each options include limitations: Voice creator is simply accessible in Korean on the Galaxy S23 collection. In the meantime, Textual content Name as an entire can solely be accessed on Galaxy S23 gadgets, the Z Fold 4 and the Z Flip 4.
Along with English assist for Textual content Name, Samsung has additionally rolled out the potential to customise Bixby’s wake phrase into regardless of the consumer needs. The assistant can now additionally play music that matches no matter exercise is enjoying on Samsung Well being and save schedules on the Calendar app. Lastly, Samsung has expanded the issues it could actually do offline, together with setting timers, taking screenshots and switching on the flashlight.