Samsung Electronics to acquire artificial intelligence firm Viv, run by Siri co-creator
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Thursday it is acquiring U.S. artificial intelligence (AI) platform developer Viv Labs Inc, a firm run by a co-creator of Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) Siri voice assistant programme.
Samsung said in a statement it plans to integrate the San Jose-based company's AI platform, called Viv, into the Galaxy smartphones and expand voice-assistant services to home appliances and wearable technology devices.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
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