S Voice

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S Voice
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S Voice on the Samsung Galaxy S III
Original author(s) Samsung
Developer(s) Samsung
Initial release May 30, 2012; 2 years ago (2012-05-30)
Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 4.1 - 4.3 Jelly Bean, 4.4 Kit Kat
Available in English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Russian and German
Type Intelligent personal assistant

S Voice is an intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator which is only available as a built-in application for the Samsung Galaxy S III, S III Mini (including NFC Variant), S4, S4 Mini, S4 Active, S5, S II Plus, Note II, Note 3, Note 10.1, Note 8.0, Stellar, Mega, Grand, Core, Ace 3, Tab 3 7.0, Tab 3 8.0, Tab 3 10.1, Galaxy Camera, and all 2013 and higher Samsung Android devices. The application uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of Web services.[1][2] It is based on the Vlingo personal assistant.[3]

The Galaxy S5 (and later) S Voice runs on Nuance instead of Vlingo.

Some of the capabilities of S Voice include making appointments, opening apps, setting alarms, updating social network websites such as Facebook or Twitter and navigation. S Voice also offers efficient multitasking as well as automatic activation features, for example when the car engine is started.[4][5]

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