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What are the capabilities of the new chatbot from OpenAI


OpenAI, the developer of the chatbot (GPT Chat), said that it will launch a new model of artificial intelligence called “GPT-4o”, which can conduct a realistic voice conversation and deal with texts and images.

This is the latest step taken by the Microsoft-backed company to stay at the forefront of the race to control this emerging technology.

Users will be able to talk to the new model and get real-time responses without any delay, in addition to interrupting it while speaking, both hallmarks of real-life conversations that have eluded previous AI voice assistant services.

“AI feels like a fantasy,” Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, wrote in a blog post. “Talking to a computer never came natural to me, and now it does.”

In a live conference, OpenAI researchers demonstrated the new voice assistant capabilities of GBT Chat. In one demonstration, the model used its visual and audio capabilities to talk to a researcher to solve a mathematical equation on a sheet of paper.

In another demonstration, researchers demonstrated the GPT-4o model's ability to translate in real time.

My OpenAI demos were akin to science fiction, with GPT-4o and his interlocutor at one point engaging in banter.

- The OpenAI researcher told the chatbot that he was in a great mood because he was showing “how helpful and amazing you are,” and ChatGPT responded, “Stop that! You’re making me blush!”

- The new chatbot works simultaneously across multiple languages.

When will the new chatbot be released?

• Mira Moratti, chief technology officer at OpenAI, said at the event that the new model will be offered for free because it is more cost-effective than the company's previous models.

• Moratti explained that the paid version of “GPT-4o” will be broader in scope than the free one.

• According to the company, “GPT-4o” will be available in the next few weeks.

It is worth noting that, shortly after its launch in late 2022, “GBT Chat” was classified as the fastest application ever to reach 100 million monthly active users.

OpenAI is an American artificial intelligence (AI) research organization founded in December 2015, researching artificial intelligence with the goal of developing "safe and beneficial" artificial general intelligence, which it defines as "highly autonomous systems that outperform humans at most economically valuable work." As one of the leading organizations of the AI boom, it has developed several large language models, advanced image generation models, and previously, released open-source models.

 Its release of ChatGPT has been credited with starting the AI boom

The organization consists of the non-profit OpenAI, Inc.

registered in Delaware and its for-profit subsidiary OpenAI Global, LLC.

 It was founded by Ilya Sutskever, Greg Brockman, Trevor Blackwell, Vicki Cheung, Andrej Karpathy, Durk Kingma, Jessica Livingston, John Schulman, Pamela Vagata, and Wojciech Zaremba, with Sam Altman and Elon Musk serving as the initial Board of Directors members.

 Microsoft provided OpenAI Global, LLC with a $1 billion investment in 2019 and a $10 billion investment in 2023,with a significant portion of the investment in the form of computational resources on Microsoft's Azure cloud service.

On November 17, 2023, the board removed Altman as CEO, while Brockman was removed as chairman and then resigned as president. Four days later, both returned after negotiations with the board, and most of the board members resigned. The new initial board included former Salesforce co-CEO Bret Taylor as chairman.

 It was also announced that Microsoft will have a non-voting board seat.

Roshin Damon is a professional journalist since 2011, a media graduate from Kuwait University, a technology expert, a media consultant and a member of the International Organization of Journalists - a member of the fact-checking team at Meta Company. He writes in the fields of entertainment, art, science and technology, and believes that the pen can change everything. Email: Email: