Google, Samsung working on advanced messaging service
Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. has mentioned it’s working with Web large Google Inc. to supply improved messaging experiences that might permit customers to interact in group chats and video calls and switch massive information with out the necessity for extra apps.
The collaboration will be sure that Android Messages and Samsung Messages will work collectively seamlessly, and it’ll enhance protection of Wealthy Communication Companies (RCS), an improve to the SMS messaging system, Yonhap information company reported.
The South Korean tech large mentioned it will work to deliver RCS options to present cell phones starting with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
It additionally mentioned its new Galaxy smartphones will natively help RCS messaging, beginning with these on a set of carriers which have or will quickly launch RCS.
“By furthering our strong partnership with Google, we are going to deliver a richer messaging expertise to our prospects, letting them seamlessly chat with their family and friends throughout messaging platforms,” Patrick Chomet, Government Vice President at Samsung’s Cellular Communications Enterprise, mentioned in feedback posted on the web site of Samsung Cellular Press on Wednesday.
“This collaboration will assist additional the trade’s momentum towards superior messaging and international RCS protection.”
“Our partnership will additional advance our shared imaginative and prescient of a considerably improved messaging expertise on Android for customers, manufacturers and the broader Android ecosystem,” Anil Sabharwal, Vice President for Communications Merchandise and Pictures at Google, mentioned.
The transfer comes at a time when many individuals are opting to make use of in style messaging apps, corresponding to WhatsApp and WeChat as an alternative of conventional SMS messaging.