Inside days of launch of OpenAI’s GPT-four language model, Be My Eyes, a no cost mobile app that connects men and women who are blind or have low-vision, with sighted persons, has integrated the technologies into its current app to create its ‘Virtual Volunteer’ digital assistant.
A preview of the interface of Be My Eyes’ ‘Virtual Volunteer’ (bemyeyes.com)
“This tool will push us additional toward attaining our aim to enhance accessibility, usability, and access to facts globally, and aligns us with OpenAI’s stated principles on establishing protected and accountable AI,” Be My Eyes stated in a statement.
OpenAI, also, issued a release introducing Virtual Volunteer.
What is Virtual Volunteer?
(1.) According to Be My Eyes, the GPT-four powered Virtual Volunteer utilizes the language model’s dynamic image-to-text generator function. When an image is sent, it will use the generator function to answer any query about that image, and will also offer immediate virtual help for a quantity of tasks.
(two.) Providing an instance of the digital assistant’s potential, the statement also claimed that if a image sent is of the inside of a refrigerator, it will not only properly recognize what all components are inside the refrigerator, but also inform what can be ready with these components.
(three.) The sighted volunteer practical experience, nonetheless, is not going anyplace. Thus, if the tool, which will come for no cost, is unable to answer a query, it will automatically give customers the choice to be connected to a sighted particular person.
(four.) On the availability front, Be My Eyes is presently holding beta testing of the service with a compact subset of customers. More than the subsequent handful of weeks, this group of testers will be expanded, followed by a broad release of Virtual Volunteer in the coming months.
(five.) The firm additional stated it welcomes feedback to fine-tune this new tool. The priority, it stated, is (user) security.
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