What is Bixby 2.0 and how does it differ from Bixby 1.0?

Last Update Date : Aug 20. 2018

Bixby is an intelligent voice service that helps you use the device more conveniently. You can talk to Bixby or type text.


Bixby will launch a function you request or show the information you want. It also learns user’s usage patterns and environments.
 

Bixby 2.0 is a voice recognition technology developed through a collaboration between Samsung's AI technology & VIV. It can serve various roles as a voice-activated personal assistant by working with a third party.

 

• Bixby 2.0 can provide services closely related to users' everyday lives without requiring them to install an app.

• Bixby 2.0 learns the user's usage patterns and offers personalized services.

  
    - Preference Learning: E.g. Lists preferred 5-star hotels at the top 

    - Selection Learning: E.g. Jumps directly to the previously selected hotel  

    - Favorite Services: E.g. Sets Expedia as the primary booking service provider

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Bixby 1.0

Bixby 2.0

Concept

Voice Interface > Change the input method from Touch to Voice

AI Interface > Voice-activated personal assistant that help users in their daily lives + AI Developer Platform

UX

Move to the desired App and change the input method from Touch to Voice

All actions taken through the exclusive Bixby UX

3rd Party

Only available on certain third party Apps
Please note: App installation required

Expandable Open Market
Please note: App installation not required

Bixby

How to activate Bixby Click to Expand

When Bixby is launched for the first time, the Bixby intro page will appear. You must select the language to use with Bixby, register or sign in to your Samsung account according to the on-screen instructions, and then agree to the terms and conditions.

1 Press the Bixby key
2 Select the language to use with Bixby
Select the language to use with Bixby
3 Tap Sign in to Samsung account and follow the on-screen instructions. If you are already signed in, your account information will appear on the screen
Register or sign in to Samsung Account
4 Tap the Next (Arrow) Icon
Tap Next button
5 Read and agree to the terms and conditions and tap Next (Arrow) Icon
Read Terms & Conditions
6 Tap Next (Arrow) icon and follow the on-screen instructions to register your voice. If you set the voice wake-up feature, you can start a conversation with Bixby by saying Hi, Bixby
Register your voice
7 Tap Tick Icon to complete the setup. The Bixby screen will appear
Complete voice setup
How to use Bixby 2.0Click to Expand

When you say what you want to Bixby while pressing and holding the Bixby key, it will launch corresponding functions or show the information you requested. Alternatively, say “Hi, Bixby”, and when the device emits a sound, say what you want.

 

For example, while pressing and holding the Bixby key, say “How’s the weather today?” The weather information will appear on the screen.

If you want to know the weather for tomorrow, you can say "Tomorrow?" while pressing and holding the Bixby key. As Bixby understands the context of the conversation, it will show you the weather for tomorrow as per requested.

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