Samsung Opens Bixby Marketplace in US and Korea

  • Bixby is a AI and ML based voice assistant developed by Samsung
  • Samsung says Bixby marketplace will help users in making mobile experience more personal and intuitive
Samsung Bixby Marketplace

Consumer electronics giant Samsung has launched its Bixby marketplace in US and Korea. This marketplace, as per Samsung, is a one-stop shop for users to browse and add a wide range of services.

Samsung’s official statement read, “This new platform is now open to users in U.S. and Korea. The Bixby Marketplace’s official launch lays the foundation for an open ecosystem of useful services that developers will continuously enrich, and users will be able to make their mobile experience more personal and intuitive.”

It is to be noted here that Samsung Bixby comes in a lot of smart consumer electronics and smartphones that the company retails in several markets. Samsung Bixby, is also a competition to the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Focus on customization

Samsung, through this Bixby marketplace, is trying to customise smart consumer electronics experience for its consumers. The company said, “The key to Bixby’s convenience is simple: customization. Samsung’s intelligence platform is designed to learn what you like to do, and then work with your favorite apps and services to help you get more done—faster.”

It continued, “The Bixby Marketplace takes these customized experiences to the next level by offering easy access to a wide range of capsules that make Bixby more powerful, making it easier for users to tailor Bixby to suit their needs. The Marketplace includes a variety of convenience-enhancing capsules such as Google Maps, Spotify, iHeartRadio, NPR, Yelp and more.”

Samsung developer conference 2019

Samsung mentioned that it will continue to improve the Bixby platform and evolve the Bixby Marketplace to support developer needs and enhance the experience of its users. Developers will continue to add more capsules to the Bixby Marketplace over the next few months. Samsung plans to share more updates at Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19) which will be held on October 29–30 in San Jose, California.