For a limited time, get a Galaxy S23 with Galaxy AI on us with a new line on Verizon myPlan1

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Media contact: George Koroneos
 
 
NEW YORK - Verizon customers will soon be able to experience Samsung One UI 6.1 with Galaxy AI2 on additional Samsung smartphones beyond the Galaxy S24 series. This expansion includes popular models, such as the Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Z Fold5 and Galaxy Z Flip5. With this update, you can unlock a host of innovative features to enhance your life, work and mobile experience.

 

Verizon Galaxy S23 Offer: Check everything Galaxy AI has to offer with this amazing deal. For a limited time, get a new Galaxy S23 on us when you purchase your new phone with a new line on myPlan – no trade-in required1.

Whether you’re upgrading to the Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Z Fold5 and Galaxy Z Flip5, Verizon has the perfect plan to match your needs. Choose from our 5G Unlimited plans, designed to provide flexibility and value. And don’t miss out on amazing entertainment deals, like access to Netflix and Max (with ads) for just $10 a month on myPlan3. If you're not a Verizon Home Internet customer, check out Verizon's internet offers and combine your mobile and home plans for even more savings.

Key Features of Samsung Galaxy AI:

 

  1. Circle to Search with Google4: Satiate your curiosity on the spot! While scrolling or watching videos, use your finger to circle items and get instant Google Search results. Whether you stumble upon a beautiful plant or need quick answers, Circle to Search has you covered.

  2. Live Translate5: Break down language barriers over phone calls or texting. Get real-time voice and text translations, making communication seamless even when conversing in different languages.

  3. Chat Assist6: Craft professional or conversational messages with real-time tone suggestions. Chat Assist also provides text translation in 13 languages, ensuring effective communication across borders.

  4. Note Assist7: Summarize lengthy notes effortlessly. Start writing and AI will format your notes into clear, easy-to-review summaries.

  5. Generative Edit8: Resize and retouch photos effortlessly. AI editing capabilities help you achieve the perfect shot by relocating objects and intelligently filling in empty spaces.

  6. Transcript Assist9: Transcribe recorded audio into written text. Transcript Assist can discern different speakers, supports multiple languages, and provides a comprehensive summary of the entire recording.

  7. Edit Suggestion10: Edit Suggestion analyzes photos and provides recommendations to enhance your images, like remastering the image, erasing shadows, or reflections, and more.

 

Availability: Samsung One UI 6.1 with Galaxy AI features will be provided at no charge to Verizon customers using the Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Z Fold5 and Galaxy Z Flip5 starting March 28. Updates will roll out in waves, so feel free to check your Software Update settings for available updates.

Check out our feature video on Galaxy AI to learn more about this amazing new technology, and visit Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy page to find the Galaxy smartphone that’s perfect for you.


1  $699.99 (128 GB only) device payment or full retail purchase w/new smartphone line on Unlimited Ultimate, postpaid Unlimited Plus, or Unlimited Welcome plan req'd (min. $65/mo w/Auto Pay (+taxes/fees) for 36 mos). Less $699.99 promo credit applied over 36 mos.; promo credit ends if eligibility req’s are no longer met; 0% APR.

2 Samsung does not make any promises, assurances or guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the output provided by AI features. Samsung Account login may be required to use certain Samsung AI features.

3 Netflix-Max: Netflix & Max (With Ads) perk requires line subscribed to an Unlimited Welcome, Unlimited Plus or Unlimited Ultimate plan. Must be 18 years of age or older to enroll. After enrolling in the Netflix & Max (With Ads) perk, you will need to complete account setup separately for each service. Access content from each service separately. Netflix may be upgraded and downgraded via Netflix. Enrolling in the Netflix & Max (With Ads) perk may affect existing subscriptions to Netflix and Max. Managing subscriptions may be required to avoid multiple subscriptions and corresponding charges. $6.98/mo perk savings based on the current $6.99/mo for Netflix Standard with Ads and $9.99/mo for Max (With Ads plan) less $10/mo perk added to myPlan. One offer per eligible Verizon line. Subject to Netflix Terms of Use and Max Terms of Use.

4 Results may vary depending on visual matches. Requires internet connection. Users may need to update Android to the latest version. Product functionality may be dependent on your app and device settings. Some functions may not be compatible with certain apps. Availability of the service varies by country and language. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

5 Live Translate requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Live Translate is only available on the pre-installed Samsung Phone app. Calls must be made using the native Samsung dialer. Certain languages may require language pack download. Service availability may vary by language. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

6 Translating feature in Chat Assist may require Samsung Account login. Some chat applications may not support this feature. Certain languages may require language pack download. Service availability may vary by language. This feature is activated when a translatable language is detected. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

7 For text in Samsung Notes only; requires Samsung account login and internet connection.

8 Generative Edit requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Editing with Generative Edit results in a resized photo up to 12MP. A visible watermark is overlaid on the image output upon saving in order to indicate that the image is generated by AI. The accuracy and reliability of the generated output is not guaranteed.

9 Transcript Assist requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Transcript Assist is only available on the pre-installed Samsung Voice Recorder app or files recorded using the pre-installed Samsung Phone app. Voice recording feature in the pre-installed Samsung Phone app may not be supported in some countries. Audio files must be under 3 hours in duration to be processed. Summarizing feature in Transcript Assist can be activated when a certain number of characters is met. Service availability may vary by language. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

10 Edit Suggestion is compatible with JPG, PNG, GIF and MP4 formats. Edit results and quality may vary depending on the photography or filming condition. Accuracy of results is not guaranteed.

 

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Verizon brings free STEM learning to youth

Nilsa_VZ by Community Manager

Registration is open for the free Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers summer program for middle school students

 

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Media contact:
Hope Arcuri Armanus
hope.arcuri.armanus@verizon.com

 

 

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Verizon Innovative Learning, the company’s signature education initiative focused on driving digital equity and inclusion through a suite of programs and resources, is continuing to partner with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) to bring the Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and community colleges.

Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers is a free, project-based immersive STEM program open to middle school students in under-resourced communities to explore STEM subjects, learn problem-solving skills and gain exposure to career opportunities in technology fields. In 2023, 90% of students in the summer program said they enjoy learning new things that involve STEM and 83% said that they can use STEM to impact issues affecting the community, nation, and/or the world. This year, Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers is expanding and now able to accommodate more students: from 11,900 last year to 13,500+ students this year.

The program’s interactive curriculum, developed by Verizon in partnership with Arizona State University’s J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute, centers on four educational tracks: immersive media, smart solutions, digital product innovations and artificial intelligence. Participating students receive mentorship, access to next-gen technology-- such as 3D printing, augmented reality (AR) and robotics, and hands-on training connected to real-world challenges that help teach design thinking and social entrepreneurship. The program is held on the campuses of 45 HBCUs, HSIs and community colleges across the country.

"As tech and AI continue accelerating the pace of innovation, it’s up to all business leaders to ensure digital equity and inclusion,” said Rose Stuckey Kirk, Verizon’s Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. “One of our many strategies to address this is Verizon Innovative Learning’s STEM Achievers summer program, in partnership with NACCE, which provides students with hands-on learning, mentorship, and opportunities to engage with emerging technologies and develop the necessary skills to succeed in the digital workforce. The opportunity for students to engage with tech over the summer and propel their own learning and digital skills can set them up for success during the school year, beyond middle school and in life. Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers do big and bold things through the program and beyond – both inside and outside the classroom – and Verizon is honored to be part of their journey.”

Free registration is now open for parents to sign up their rising 6th - 8th grade students for the summer sessions being offered in-person. The Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program also consists of one in-person full-day workshop, both in the fall and spring, onsite at the partner college. To sign up for Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers, please visit here.

Next-gen learning for all
Teachers and students can also leverage Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, an award-winning, free education portal that makes next-gen learning tools, including a curated collection of lesson plans, available to all. Through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, K-12 educators nationwide gain free access to over 375 lesson plans with 22 corresponding augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) apps. The education portal also provides educators with extensive training and resources, including over 50 professional development courses. Educators can visit Verizon.com/Learning to sign up.

Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's award-winning education initiative, is celebrating over a decade of commitment to addressing barriers to digital inclusion for students and teachers. Since 2012, the initiative has committed $1 billion in market value to support digital equity, reaching over 7 million students. Verizon Innovative Learning provides free technology, internet access and innovative learning programs to students in under-resourced communities - enabling students to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to build an innovative workforce of the future. A key initiative under Citizen Verizon, the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement, Verizon Innovative Learning is helping to drive the company’s goal to provide 10 million youths with digital skills training by 2030.

 

 

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7 million strong

Nilsa_VZ by Community Manager

Celebrate Verizon Innovative Learning’s latest milestone and learn more about our mission to reach 10 million students by 2030.

A little Verizon Innovative Learning math to get your brain pumping.

We have:

  • 11 years operating 📅
  • A variety of programs offered, including Verizon Innovative Learning Schools, Labs, a summer program, and more
  • Through the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program in particular, 626 schools enrolled 🏫 (including 34 new Title I schools from 13 school districts in the upcoming 2024-2025 school year)

Verizon Innovative Learning equips students, educators and administrators with technology or resources to address the barriers to digital inclusion in Title I schools and others across the country.

If you aren’t sure how difficult the barrier is to bridge, consider the fact that, according to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), there are still nearly 17 million school children in the U.S. that lack internet access at home.

📖 If our goal is to reach 10 million students🎒by the end of the decade – how will we make it happen?

👩‍🏫It takes a VIL-lage

With leading education partners, Verizon Innovative Learning Schools empowers students with new ways of learning through extensive support for educators, technology-integrated curriculum, emerging technologies including 5G and free internet access.

We also provide educators nationwide with access to tools to help bring new ways of learning into their classrooms through Verizon Innovative Learning HQ. The free next-gen online K-12 education portal offers hundreds of free lessons across subjects ranging from supplemental turnkey lessons to yearlong courses and immersive learning experiences with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). In fact, Verizon Innovative Learning HQ is a major way we’ve reached our 7 million student goal!

Verizon Innovative Learning HQ also provides over 50 professional development courses, many aligned with microcredentials, enabling educators to learn new skills and feel confident integrating technology into the learning experience.

📚Let’s have a study session

Learn more about Verizon Innovative Learning from a teacher who’s putting it to work in the classroom [02:37]. Marisol Caraballo is a 5th grade teacher at Hawkins Street School in Newark, New Jersey. She runs a jewelry design program for students, teaching the class everything from design technology to entrepreneurship as they sell their artwork.

Marisol actively seeks curriculum inspiration from Verizon Innovative Learning HQ to infuse art into various subjects and is passionate about making learning relevant for students – emphasizing the importance of connecting education to real-world topics.

📌Expanding the reach

According to Rose Stuckey Kirk, Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, we’re continuing to expand the program into new communities, especially focusing on middle schoolers in under-resourced schools. Said Rose, “We are moving into new states and new territory. That’s why I think new districts, such as the one in New Mexico, are going to see the value of the program. It helps us to continue to level the education playing field for so many.”

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