You are here: Home » News-ANI » Science
Business Standard

Samsung buys Fluenty to develop virtual assistant Bixby

ANI  |  New York [USA] 

Smartphone leader recently bought another Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, Fluenty, aiming to bolster its virtual assistant Bixby.

According to, while hasn't offered much insight into the as of now, it follows that Fluenty could be a good match for Bixby.

Fluenty is best known for its automated text replies for SMS and third-party social services like WhatsApp, Messenger, Telegram, Line, Kakao Talk, Naver Talk and more.

Moreover, Fluenty hugely relies on a deep learning model, searching for patterns in text replies most frequently used by people.

A virtual assistant like Bixby, with this acquisition, would look to eliminate competition from Apple and Google's voice-only assistants.

Fluenty's app is no longer available on the Google Play store.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, November 29 2017. 10:05 IST