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Samsung Bixby Speaker may be a reality sooner than you think

by Josh Levenson | August 24, 2017August 24, 2017 1:30 pm PDT

Speaking to CNBC ahead of yesterday’s Unpacked eventSamsung’s mobile president DJ Koh confirmed that the company is working on a Bixby-powered speaker, which will hit the shelves in the not-too-distant future.

The firm is reportedly hoping to connect its so-called Bixby Speaker to a host of different appliances—including ovens, refrigerators and washing machines—to create an ecosystem wherein everything can be controlled using your voice.

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It remains unclear whether Samsung is planning to launch its Echo competitor outside of South Korea, but seeing as it’s discussed the product with a leading American publication, we’re guessing it is. Only time will tell, though.

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Josh Levenson

Josh Levenson is an avid technology enthusiast who writes news and the occasional how-to. He's also a self-proclaimed sneakerhead and has been an...

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