Samsung Electronics said Thursday it will buy U.S. company Viv Labs, as the South Korean smartphone giant turns to the creators of Apple’s Siri service to beef up its mobile software.
Personal assistant technology is all the rage, and Samsung isn’t leaving anything on the table. The South Korean electronics titan is getting in on the act by acquiring Viv Labs, a startup company founded by the creators of Siri.
Samsung is buying Viv, an open artificial intelligence platform from the original creators of Siri, with an eye toward working Viv's technology into future devices.
You may soon see a Siri-like virtual assistant on Galaxy phones. Samsung announced Thursday that it’s buying the artificial intelligence startup Viv Labs Inc., a company built by the same people who created Siri. Read more...
Samsung said Thursday it was buying a prominent US artificial intelligence (AI) start-up founded by the creators of Siri—the voice-based digital assistant used on the iPhones of arch-rival Apple.