Samsung has announced that next year's Galaxy S8 smartphone will come equipped with its very own artificially intelligent assistant service.
It’s not clear how long Samsung has been planning to integrate this technology into its phones, but it was only as recently as October that the company announced its acquisition of Viv Labs Inc. Viv Labs is a firm run by a co-creator of Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, and Samsung is planning to introduce Viv into its home appliances and wearable technology as well as its smartphones.
The idea of artificial intelligence, its supreme capabilities and threats of turning humanity into dust has thrilled the minds of science-fiction writers and film directors over the past decades. Nowadays it becomes not only a matter of fiction, but science.
The way we thought of apps back in 2008 is how we’ll view artificial intelligence five years from now; 2016 will look like the AI stone age.
Although apps have created completely new behaviors, especially in the fintech space with mobile banking and shared payments, the app economy, unfortunately, seems to be reaching a peak, and monetizing an app has become an uphill battle.