According to a report from the American magazine Variety, Samsung could integrate Google Assistant to the new 2019 series of Smart TVs brand. However, Samsung would not abandon the development and support of Bixby for this.
The opening for third-party assistants is likely to arrive with the announcement of the partnership with Google during CES next year, the first major technology fair of 2019 will start on the 8th January and will continue until the 11th January in Las Vegas.
The arrival of Google Assistant to Samsung SmartTV would allow more flexibility and take advantage of the growing popularity of smart speakers. Many users already have such products, often placed near the TV. Continuing in the same Echosystem can become a great strategy for Samsung.
Features managed by Google Assistant should include basic information on weather forecasts, news, calendar management, and tracking of other compatible products within the home.
The source also reports other breakthroughs tech. Samsung would be ready to integrate a number of features to enhance the sound quality of the TV, among them would be the software that optimizes audio in relation to the characteristics of the environment.
The description seems to indicate a technology similar to True-play software, a system that uses the cell phone (which can also function as a remote control) to perform an acoustic sound correction calibration on the attached audio.
This minimizes the impact caused in the room. Other features mentioned are intelligent volume, automatic volume adjustment, and a system that would improve performance according to the content displayed on the screen (sports, movies or music).
Lastly, Samsung’s Smart TV 2019 should feature an enhanced version of TV Plus, a platform that contains multiple streaming services to ensure a simpler immersive experience.