As more voice assistants and their smart speaker devices enter the market, it can be difficult to view the rise of voice assistants as a whole. Contrary to popular belief, voice assistants didn’t start with the launch of the Amazon Echo.
Samsung’s Bixby woes continue.
With Apple’s announcement of its new HomePod device, the smart speaker wars are heating up and now reports indicate that Samsung is also developer a smart speaker of its own to house its virtual assistant Bixby.
I hate to say it, but I told you so. Two weeks ago when Samsung unveiled its voice-powered assistant Bixby, I wrote an article about how I did not believe that its voice control component was going to be ready to ship with the Galaxy S8.