What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it?

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Bixby Vision is an image search feature. Simply point the camera at an object, image or location and Bixby Vision. You can use Bixby Vision to identify and shop for items, translate text or identify locations.

 

Are there any requirements for using Bixby Vision?

 

Bixby Vision is a new feature on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. You will need to be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network, and signed into your Samsung account on your device to use it.

 

How do I use Bixby Vision?

Open the Camera on your device, and tap the Bixby Vision icon. What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it?

 

If you are not signed into your Samsung account, you will be asked to sign in. The first time you use Bixby Vision you will be asked to read and agree to terms and conditions, and to allow the permissions necessary for Bixby.

To use Bixby Vision, simply tap the  What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? icon then point your camera at the image or item you wish Bixby Vision to look at, then select the icon for the function you wish to use.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? Shopping. Bixby Vision can recognise products and search for information such as the product name and its price so you can find and purchase products even when you don't know what it is called.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? Nearby places. Bixby Vision can recognise landmarks and share information about it and what's near by.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? Text Translation. Need to know what a sign or menu says? Tap the Translate icon to translate it.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? Wine information. Bixby Vision can tell you a wine's vintage chart, food pairing and world ranking from the bottle's label.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? Similar images. Search for images similar to the Bixby Vision is looking at.

 

What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it? QR codes. Quickly view the information from QR codes.

 

Note that icons will only be shown if applicable. For example, if there is no text in the picture, Bixby Vision will not show the Translate icon.

 

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