OpenAI Launches GPT-4o: Free Or Paid?

OpenAI describes GPT-4o as "natively multimodal," meaning it can understand and generate content across voice, text, and images. Interestingly, the update allows the AI to mimic human speech patterns and even attempt to analyze emotions. This could lead to more engaging interactions, but also raises concerns similar to the movie "Her," where the human character develops feelings for an AI system.

GPT-4o is a version of the GPT-4 model developed by OpenAI, specifically designed to power its ChatGPT platform.

What are the key improvements in GPT-4o compared to previous versions?

GPT-4o is much faster and enhances capabilities across text, vision, and audio. It can mimic human cadences in verbal responses and detect people's moods.

When will GPT-4o be available?

GPT-4o's capabilities will be rolled out iteratively, starting with text and image capabilities in ChatGPT. It will be available to all users in the coming weeks.

What does it mean for GPT-4o to be natively multimodal?

 Being natively multimodal means that GPT-4o can generate content or understand commands in voice, text, or images.

How does GPT-4o compare to Google's gemini AI model?

GPT-4o's launch precedes Google's expected updates to its gemini AI model. Some experts suggest that OpenAI is catching up to larger rivals like Google.

Will GPT-4o be integrated into other OpenAI products?

Yes, GPT-4o will power OpenAI's popular ChatGPT chatbot, offering faster and more versatile interactions across text, audio, and video.

What are experts saying about GPT-4o?

Analysts like Chirag Dekate from Gartner suggest that while OpenAI had a first-mover advantage with ChatGPT and GPT-3, there are emerging capability gaps compared to competitors like Google, especially in advanced demos and capabilities.

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