Apple, Google and Amazon are already represented on the market with their smart speakers and Samsung has long been said to be the manufacturer from South Korea, Now a few more possible details come to light.
Bixby speaker should have display, camera and microphone
Samsung CEO DJ Koh confirmed at the beginning of this year that his company is working on a smart Bixby loudspeaker, which will be released later this year. Now there are a few more insights.
The colleagues of LetsGoDigital () have become aware of a patent filed by Samsung in November last year and published on May 31, 2018. With the patent, Samsung describes a device with seven speakers, which consists of a total of two connected components. The two components can be twisted into each other. The seven speakers are located at the top of the unit and can receive audio information separately.
To optimize speech recognition, the device should automatically align with the user. In addition to the speakers and microphones, the device should have a camera and a display. For example, a media player, web browser or video chat. The support of the Samsung S-Pen could also be guaranteed. Although this is only a patent, which has become known. It at least indicates the direction that Samsung could take with the Bixby speaker.