Samsung Set to Unveil Neon at CES 2020: A New Digital Assistant or Something Else?

Samsung Set to Unveil Neon at CES 2020: A New Digital Assistant or Something Else?

Samsung’s STAR Labs is teasing Neon without revealing any of its features

Highlights
  • Samsung is developing Neon under its STAR Labs
  • STAR Labs CEO Pranav Mistry has teased the new AI offering
  • Samsung will provide details around Neon at CES 2020

Samsung appears to have a new artificial intelligence (AI) driven product in the pipeline called Neon. The new product is currently in the works at Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs (STAR Labs), which is an independent entity of Samsung Electronics. Notably, the South Korean company already has Bixby, a digital assistant, which was introduced in 2017 and is available across a range of products including smartphones and home appliances. Neon, however, is likely come as a new AI offering by the company to expand its presence in consumer AI space. STAR Labs led by India-born Pranav Mistry will unveil Neon at CES 2020 in Las Vegas next month.

While Samsung hasn’t provided any details around Neon, STAR Labs is teasing its arrival through social media channels. A website with domain name Neon.life has also been created that doesn’t reveal any details except showcasing a tagline saying, “Have you ever met an ‘Artificial’?”

Some of the recent tweets posted by the official Neon account on Twitter suggests that the new AI offering would provide multilingual experiences and support Hindi among other international languages.