SEOUL: South Korean smartphone large Samsung Electronics will roll out a real-time translation service on calls utilizing AI expertise subsequent 12 months, an organization consultant informed AFP on Friday.
Samsung is the world’s largest smartphone maker accounting for a fifth of world gross sales between July and September, as Apple trails in second with 16% of the market, based on market tracker Counterpoint.
The brand new real-time translation function can be included into Samsung’s new Galaxy flagship mannequin, which is able to launch early subsequent 12 months, the consultant stated.
It is going to allow “real-time translation in audio and textual content because the callers are on the road”, the spokesman stated, including that it has not been decided what number of languages can be supported.
The interpretation can be enabled even when a name associate makes use of a non-Samsung smartphone, as the brand new mannequin will use “on-device AI expertise”.
Talking to a foreigner utilizing the brand new AI function can be “so simple as turning on closed captions” on streaming reveals, Samsung stated in a press launch, with personal conversations safely locked in on the telephones.
The disclosing comes because the South Korean agency is racing to develop its generative AI mannequin known as Samsung Gauss, which is available in three fields of language, code and picture, and is at present used amongst firm workers.
The corporate will incorporate the AI system into its big selection of merchandise within the close to future, it stated, with out specifying timing or the fashions.