Samsung announced on Tuesday, it will shut down the S Translator service on December 1, 2020. Samsung has shut down various apps and services over the past couple of years, including Find My Car, MirrorLink, S Voice, and PlayGalaxy.
The S Translator service came pre-installed on several flagship Galaxy devices and offered language translation between 11 languages: Brazilian Portuguese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.
Last year, Samsung introduced AI translator solution that didn't require cloud connectivity. The service combined speech recognition and machine translation technologies to deliver an on-device AI translator.
Moreover, Samsung announced on October, that its brand is ranked 5th most-valuable global brand this year. The brand is valued at $62.3 billion, according to Interbrand’s latest top 100 best global brands list. Also, the firm is the 1st South Korean to achieve the feat, after initial evaluation of its brand value began in 2000.
Also, the firm reported that its quick response to the COVID-19 pandemic with global activities for corporate social responsibility, companywide programs for sustainable development, continuous launching of innovative products and consistent investment into advanced technologies led to the growth of its brand value.
On other hand, the firm became the 1st in the world to produce the EUV-based DRAM and has been continuously making investments in HBM2E Flashbolt applied with AI, automotive parts, IoT, AI and 5G for years.
In system LSI, the company continued technological innovation and investment for Exynos and ISOCELL, and reinforced cooperation with major partners such as Audi, according to Samsung Newsroom.