Viv
Subsidiary
Industry Artificial intelligence
Founder Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer and Chris Brigham
Headquarters San Jose, California
Parent Samsung Electronics
Website viv.ai

Viv is an intelligent personal assistant software created by the developers of Siri. It debuted on May 9, 2016, at Disrupt NYC.[1][2] Compared to Siri, the software's platform is open and can accommodate external plug-ins written to work with the assistant. It can also handle more complex queries.[3] The development team has been working on the software since 2012[4][5] and had raised over $22 million in funding by early 2015[6] and $30 million by early 2016.[7]

On October 5, 2016, Viv was acquired by Samsung Electronics.[8] The following month, it was revealed that Viv would be available on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.[9]

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