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OpenAI Launches GPT-4o with Boosted Performance, Desktop App & Free Access

OpenAI has just announced GPT-4o (the o stands for “Omni”), at their Spring Update. This is the latest iteration of their cutting-edge language model. This release marks a significant milestone in the field of artificial intelligence, promising to revolutionize the way we interact with machines and collaborate with AI.

A Quantum Leap in Natural Interaction

GPT-4o is available on the ChatGPT iOS app now.

GPT-4o represents a huge step forward in the ease of use and natural interaction between humans and AI. The model has been designed to make the interaction process much more intuitive and seamless, taking into account the complexities of human communication that we often take for granted.

With GPT-4o, users can expect a more fluid and immersive experience, thanks to the model’s ability to handle interruptions, background noises, multiple voices in a conversation, and even understand the nuances of tone. This level of sophistication brings us closer to a future where collaborating with AI feels as natural as interacting with another person.

GPT-4o Bringing Advanced AI to the Masses

One of the most exciting aspects of GPT-4o is its improved efficiency, which allows OpenAI to offer its advanced tools to a wider audience. With over 100 million people already using the platform to create, work, and learn, GPT-4o will now be accessible to free users as well.

This democratization of AI technology is a game-changer, empowering individuals from all walks of life to harness the power of advanced language models. Whether you’re a university professor creating content for your students, a podcaster engaging with your listeners, or a business owner looking to enhance your customer experience, GPT-4o has something to offer.

Mira Murati Presenting GPT-4oh Announcement at OpenAI Spring Update

GPT-4o’s Enhanced Capabilities and Improved Performance

GPT-4o boasts an impressive array of features that set it apart from its predecessors. The model now supports vision, allowing users to upload documents containing both text and images for analysis. It also includes memory, enabling a sense of continuity across conversations, and a browse function that allows users to search for real-time information within their conversations.

In addition to these new capabilities, GPT-4o has been optimized for quality and speed across 50 different languages. This global reach ensures that the benefits of advanced AI language models can be experienced by people around the world, regardless of their native tongue.

Key Highlights from OpenAI GPT-4o Announcement

Here is a quick overview of the key announcements during the presentation.

GPT-4o is available now on the OpenAI Platform!
  1. Release of GPT-4o: OpenAI introduced GPT-4o, a new version of its advanced AI model, designed to be more intuitive and natural in human interactions.
  2. Free Access: GPT-4o is made accessible to free users, expanding the availability of advanced AI tools to a broader audience.
  3. Desktop Application: A user-friendly desktop application was launched to enhance the accessibility and usability of GPT-4o.
  4. Custom GPTs: Developers can now create and share Custom GPTs, allowing for personalized application development across various industries.
  5. Advanced Features: The model supports handling interruptions, background noises, and multiple voices, and understands tone nuances.
  6. API Improvements: The GPT-4o API offers increased speed, reduced costs, and higher rate limits, facilitating easier and more scalable integration into applications.
  7. Vision and Memory Capabilities: GPT-4o includes capabilities like processing text and images together and maintaining continuity across conversations.

OpenAI Empowering Developers and Businesses with GPT-4o API

For developers and businesses looking to integrate GPT-4o into their applications, OpenAI has made the process faster, more affordable, and more scalable than ever before. The API for GPT-4o offers twice the speed, 50% lower costs, and five times higher rate limits compared to its predecessor, GPT-4 Turbo.

These improvements make it easier for businesses to deploy AI-powered solutions at scale, opening up new possibilities for innovation and growth across industries.

Custom GPTs are also now available to free users, expanding the audience for creators and developers!

You can find complete details on accessing GPT-4o API knowledgebase page from OpenAI.

Additional GPT-4o API Details and Announcements

This advanced model is now available in the API, delivering several key benefits to developers:

  1. Cost Efficiency: GPT-4o is 50% cheaper than GPT-4 Turbo, with pricing set at $5 per 1 million input tokens and $15 per 1 million output tokens.
  2. Enhanced Speed: The model boasts 2x faster latency compared to GPT-4 Turbo.
  3. Increased Rate Limits: Over the coming weeks, GPT-4o will ramp up to provide 5x the rate limits of GPT-4 Turbo, allowing up to 10 million tokens per minute for high-usage developers.

In addition to text, GPT-4o supports vision capabilities with improved performance and better support for non-English languages. It features a 128k context window and has a knowledge cut-off date of October 2023. Upcoming updates will include new audio and video capabilities, initially available to a select group of trusted partners.

OpenAI encourages developers currently using GPT-4 or GPT-4 Turbo to switch to GPT-4o. The model can be accessed through the Chat Completions API, Assistants API, and the Batch API, which offers a 50% discount on batch jobs completed asynchronously within 24 hours.

To get started, developers can test the model in Playground, which now includes vision capabilities, and refer to the API documentation. The Introduction to GPT-4o cookbook provides guidance on using vision to input video content. For any questions, developers can reach out through the OpenAI developer forum.

The Future is Here!

It’s clear that GPT-4o is set to redefine the way we interact with technology. By making advanced AI more accessible, intuitive, and powerful than ever before, OpenAI is paving the way for a future where artificial intelligence is seamlessly integrated into our daily lives.

If you’re eager to explore the potential of AI automation, consider exploring what AGI Layer has to help automate workflows on ChatGPT. This innovative solution allows you to create custom workflows and run them hands-free from one GPT model to the next. We’ll be integrating GPT-4o as soon as it is available, later today!

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