Samsung is acquiring Viv Labs - an artificial-intelligence software company whose developers are linked to Apple’s Siri. |||
Seoul - Samsung Electronics is acquiring Viv Labs, a US-based artificial-intelligence software company, seeking to bolster its expertise as smartphones become virtual assistants for complex tasks. The deal is a coup for Suwon, South Korea-based Samsung; the developers behind Viv also founded Siri, which was sold to Apple and became the voice-based digital assistant on iPhones and other gadgets.
Device maker Samsung today said that it has acquired Viv, a startup that was building a virtual assistant based on artificial intelligence. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The move is clearly targeted at improving Samsung’s exi...
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 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.
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.