ChatGPT gets eyes: Free AI will now understand our world through video

ChatGPT gets eyes: Free AI will now understand our world through video

Want to see the world through AI eyes? ChatGPT's free update lets you chat about photos, analyse data, and write like a pro!

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Get ready for a major shakeup in the world of AI. OpenAI recently unveiled a significant upgrade to its popular ChatGPT platform, powered by the groundbreaking GPT-4o model. 

The centrepiece of this announcement is GPT-4o. This next-generation AI boasts significant improvements over its predecessor, GPT-4. It's faster, smarter, and it can now handle communication across various mediums such as text, voice, and, most notably, video.

“You can now take a picture of a menu in a different language and talk to GPT-4o to translate it, learn about the food's history and significance, and get recommendations,” OpenAI said in a statement.

The future looks even brighter with the upcoming launch of a new Voice Mode. This mode will allow users to have real-time conversations with ChatGPT and even utilise video chat to ask questions about live events, like a sports game.

OpenAI is rolling out these core functionalities of GPT-4o to the free tier of ChatGPT, with usage limits in place. Paid tiers offer progressively more features and higher usage limits.

Free users can now expect access to features like:

  • Get smarter answers: ChatGPT can tap into real-world info to give you the best response, just like having a super-powered research assistant!

  • Turn data into pictures: Confused by numbers? No problem! Now you can see your information in easy-to-understand charts.

  • Chat about your photos: Have you ever wondered what's in that picture? Ask ChatGPT! It can now analyse your photos and offer interesting insights.

  • Writing or editing buddy: Stuck on a project? Upload your files and let ChatGPT help you summarise, analyse or even write!

  • Memory: ChatGPT gets to know you better over time, making your future interactions even smoother and more helpful.

With the power of GPT-4o now readily available, the possibilities for innovation and user experience are truly limitless. Have you ever used ChatGPT or other AI tools? Let us know by answering our poll below:

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