OpenAI Debuts GPT-4o ‘Omni’ Model Now Powering ChatGPT

OpenAI Debuts GPT-4o ‘Omni’ Model Now Powering ChatGPT

OpenAI has finally added one more to its kitty launching its newest flagship artificial intelligence model, GPT-4o. This model is now available for free to all ChatGPT users, marking a significant advancement in AI capabilities. GPT-4o (“omni”): OpenAI’s latest flagship model, released on May 13, 2024, is a significant leap in natural human-computer interaction. It accepts input in any combination of text, audio, and images, and generates corresponding outputs. GPT-4o responds to audio inputs within milliseconds, similar to human conversation. It excels in vision and audio understanding, making it a versatile tool for various applications

Here are the key features and updates:

  1. GPT-4o: The Future of Interaction
    • GPT-4o is an enhanced version of the GPT-4 model, offering real-time reasoning across audio, vision, and text.
    • It brings faster and more accurate processing to free users, previously reserved for paid customers.
    • Chief Technology Officer Mira Murati described GPT-4o as a paradigm shift in human-machine interaction.
  2. Expanded Capabilities
    • ChatGPT’s international language capabilities have improved in terms of quality and speed.
    • Users can now upload images, audio, and text documents for analysis by the model.
    • OpenAI is rolling out features gradually to ensure safe usage.
  3. Live Demonstrations
    • During the launch event, researchers showcased GPT-4o’s voice capabilities.
    • The AI voice model generated a bedtime story about love and robots, demonstrating emotional and vocal inflections.
    • Another demo used a phone camera to show the model a math equation, and ChatGPT’s voice mode explained how to solve it.
    • The model even assessed researchers’ emotions based on their facial expressions.
  4. Safeguards and Future Developments
    • OpenAI is taking precautions to prevent misuse of the new voice capabilities.
    • While the announcement was rumored to be about a search product, CEO Sam Altman clarified that it is not a search engine.
    • OpenAI continues to work on exciting new developments.

GPT-4o is set to roll out iteratively across OpenAI’s products in the coming weeks, promising GPT-4-level intelligence with improvements across various modalities and media. The future of AI interaction is here, and GPT-4o is at the forefront of this exciting journey.


  1. The Guardian
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  3. Times of India


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