Samsung Bixby voice support now rolls out to Indian users

Samsung on Friday announced that roll out of a new feature for its digital assistant Bixby. The smart assistant now provides voice capabilities in India. Bixby has been optimised to understand Indian accents. The newly-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users can now enable Bixby’s voice capabilities (US English) by pressing the Bixby button, the company said in a statement. Consumers can activate Bixby by holding the dedicated button on the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, or by simply saying, “Hi, Bixby.” “With…

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Investigators say voice recording from EgyptAir crash intact

THE reminiscence chips of EgyptAir 804’s black field voice recorder are intact and investigators must be capable of access it, a committee probing the aircraft catastrophe stated on Saturday. The alternative black box, a data recorder that had additionally been retrieved from the bottom of the Mediterranean after the aircraft plunged into the ocean, has already been accessed. It had showed that smoke alarms had sounded within the Airbus A320 before it went down on May additionally 19, while flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 human beings on board.The…

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Keep your voice in a pot, pour it out when you’re done

The Otopot: A jar in which to store your voice until someone pours it away (Credit: Michael Franco/Gizmag). There are some big booths on display on the floor of the trade show at this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, but in a quiet (relatively speaking, of course) corner of the show two graduate students from the University of Tokyo and Hosei Univeristy are showing off a sweet little piece of technology. Called Otopot, the device lets you store and then pour away your voice like water. It’s a relatively simple…

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