Samsung Is Bringing Bixby, The Internet Of Things And Machine Learning To Your TV

Along with a literal wall of a television, and new QLEDs with AI for 8K, Samsung's "First Look: event ahead of CES 2018 had some news about Bixby, SmartThings and Universal Guide.

For those not familiar with Bixby, it is Samsung's answer to Siri, Alexa, ...Cortana.

And Bixby will be in Samsung's 2018 range of televisions.

Samsung says Bixby "enables easier interaction between the TV and its users, thanks to its intuitive UX, and comprehensive voice analysis capabilities".

The new TVs will also feature SmartThings, Samsung's IoT platform hub, which promises "a simpler way to control the television and sync with other devices.

Then there's the Universal Guide - also coming in 2018 – described as "an advanced program guide which automatically recommends TV programs and content according to a user's preferences".

These were just a few of the products revealed at "First Look" - we covered the event live on our Instagram.

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