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Samsung's Bixby Feature Now Lets You Answer Phone Calls With Your Own Cloned Voice

Hey, Samsung fans! Did you know that with Samsung's One UI 5.1, you can now type out a message instead of answering an incoming phone call? And get this – Bixby Text Call converts your message to voice-generated audio and plays it for the caller!

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source: gottabemobile.com

Here are some bullet points to highlight the key features of Samsung's Bixby Text Call feature:

  • With Samsung's One UI 5.1, users can type out a message instead of answering an incoming phone call

  • Bixby Text Call converts messages to voice-generated audio and plays them for the caller

  • A new update uses a replica of your own voice for those text replies, created by recording a few sentences of your voice in Bixby Voice Creator

  • The AI-generated copy of your voice is down to the tone!

  • The feature is currently only available in Korea but will roll out to English speakers with the Galaxy S23 series later this month

  • Samsung plans to make the generated voice compatible with other Samsung apps beyond phone calls

  • Callers are informed that they're speaking to Bixby and not the phone owner, addressing security concerns

  • Apple has a similar patent for iMessage, but Samsung's Bixby Text Call takes it to the next level

  • AI developments like this are making technology cooler and more exciting than ever before!

But wait, there's more. Samsung just released an update that uses a replica of your own voice for those text replies. How cool is that?! All you need to do is record a few sentences of your voice in Bixby Voice Creator, and voila – an AI-generated copy of your voice, down to the tone!


Unfortunately, this feature is only available in Korea for now, but English speakers with the Galaxy S23 series can expect it later this month. Samsung also plans to make the generated voice compatible with other Samsung apps beyond phone calls. Sweet!


Now, we know what you're thinking – what if someone steals your phone and gains access to it? Samsung's got it covered. The feature informs callers that they're speaking to Bixby and not you.


Fun fact – Apple also has a similar patent for iMessage, but Samsung's Bixby Text Call feature takes it to the next level.


2023 is only two months in, and we're already seeing amazing AI developments like this. From voice-generating systems to autonomous military vehicles, technology is definitely getting cooler and more exciting by the day!

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