Besides asking Bixby to call your mom, now you can send her money, too


You could be one step closer to asking your voice assistant to do your banking chores.

Samsung is partnering with three of South Korea’s largest banks — Shinhan, Woori and KEB Hana — to integrate Bixby, the tech giant’s voice assistant, with mobile banking, Yonhap reports. 

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Bixby — which is shipped with Samsung’s Galaxy S8 — can make financial transactions through voice command via Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, and users who have an account with Woori Bank can make currency exchange transactions by Bixby.

Users verify who they are by using the S8’s fingerprint or iris scanner, which is integrated with Samsung Pass, the tech giant’s answer to Apple’s Touch ID. Read more…

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