Bixby: What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it?

Last Update Date : Apr 06. 2018

Bixby Vision

Bixby Vision is software built into your camera, Bixby Home, Gallery, and Samsung Internet to give you a deeper understanding of what you’re looking at. It uses object recognition to translate words, shop online, or identify landmarks and businesses around you.

Bixby Vision: Translate

Note: Translate foreign languages or extract text to your Galaxy S8+ just by pointing your camera at texts.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at the text you want to translate and then touch Text.
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Note: If the Text option does not show up, try from a different angle.

3 Touch Translate.
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Note: Use Extract to save or share the text.

4 If the source language does not change automatically, try changing it manually. Touch the selected source language to change it manually.
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5 Choose the desired Source language. For this example, choose Spanish.
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6 Drag your finger across the text you want to translate. If the text you want to translate is not available to highlight, try taking another picture of the text.
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Bixby Vision: Extract

Note: Manually copying a physical text to your phone is a task of the past. Point Bixby Vision to a business card, and when the text is recognized it will extract the information for you to add to contacts or for you to copy.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at the text you want to extract and then touch Text.
Bixby: What is Bixby Vision and how do I use it?

Note: If the Text option does not show up, try from a different angle.

3 Touch Extract.
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4 Bixby Vision will automatically extract the text.
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Bixby Vision: Shopping

 Note: When Bixby helps you shop, it identifies the product you want to buy and searches for similar products online.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at the item you want to shop online and then touch Shopping.
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Note: If the Shopping option does not show up, try from a different angle.

3 Bixby provides you with similar items sold online. If you are not satisfied with the results, touch View results on Amazon to view millions of similar items on Amazon.
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Bixby Vision: Place

Note: If you find yourself in a cool place you've never been and want to know a little more about it, take a picture and choose Place. Bixby will provide the details.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at a place/landmark you want to know more about and then touch Place.
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Note: If the Place option does not show up, try from a different angle.

3 Bixby provides you with information for the place/landmark. If you want to see more information, swipe left.
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Bixby Vision: Image

Note: Use this when you take a cool picture and want Bixby to find other images like it.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at the object you want to search and then touch Image.
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Note: Bixby Vision also has Wine Vision! This feature recognizes wine labels in an image, and displays information about the wine.

3 Bixby pulls up related online images. If the provided image is not related, try taking another picture of the object from a different angle.
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Bixby Vision: QR code

Note: Using this option tells Bixby to open the URL of the QR Code you scan.

1 Launch the Camera app and then touch Bixby Vision.
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2 Point the camera at a QR code and then touch QR code.
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3 If the QR code option is not available, try cropping the box to fit the QR code.
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4 Bixby will open up the QR code's URL.

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