Microsoft opens up its AI tool to everyone

Microsoft this Thursday opened his free tool for everyone artificial intelligence bingcapable of generating texts and images, which was launched three months ago and which until now could only be accessed by invitation or by waiting list.

“We’ve come a long way since we launched Bing and Edge 90 days ago. And we think now is the time to get more comments and reactions from users,” he explained. EFE this Thursday, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Yusuf Mehdi.

“We can improve the product, make it accessible, and help people on a larger scale,” he explained. “That’s why we’re moving from limited preview to open preview.”

Bing, which can only be accessed from the Microsoft Edge browser, combines GPT-4 and DALL-E 2 technologies from Open AI (creators of ChatGPT and DALL-E) with Microsoft’s Search Results Index, “something you can’t get anywhere else.” get”. except for Bing,” the company said in a statement.

Photo: Twitter (Bing)

Unlike its first prototype, which was announced in February and only a select few had access to,new bing”, which the company released today, is able not only to answer users’ questions with text, but also with photos, images and graphics.

You can also translate user text into images. In the latter case, Bing can respond to a query like “Create an image of a dog eating ice cream” with four different sentences in a matter of seconds.

This function can be used in more one hundred languages and all generated images have a Bing watermark at the bottom.

Another change is that Bing can now respond to 20 questions in one “conversation” – Microsoft has reduced the number of replies to six as some users have received disturbing replies in longer chats – In addition, in this new version, users will be able to access their conversation history and share the replies received.

In the first 90 days of the tool’s public life, Bing participated in over 500 million chats, and Bing Image Creator generated over 200 million images.

“In total, Bing has grown to over 100 million daily active users, and daily installs of the Bing mobile app have quadrupled since its launch,” the company said in a statement.

Microsoft told Efe that Microsoft Edge Chat will soon also have the ability to summarize long documents, including PDFs and websites, as well as suggest various plugins.


Source: Aristegui Noticias