Google Launches Bard’s Latest Updates Gemini Pro in Nigeria with New AI Features
Google has launched a major upgrade to its conversational AI chatbot, Bard which is now powers its language model called Gemini Pro.The launch includes expanded features for fact-checking Bard’s responses via the “G” icon and introduces text-to-image generation, leveraging Gemini’s multimodal capabilities to generate photorealistic visuals based on textual descriptions, offering users an innovative creative tool.
Bard with Gemini Pro boasts enhanced capabilities in understanding, summarizing, reasoning, coding, and planning. Google has also emphasized proactive engagement with experts and policymakers to ensure responsible AI deployment.
“Today, we’re bringing Bard’s latest capabilities — including Gemini Pro in Bard— to more languages and places. Plus, we’re introducing image generation to help bring more of your ideas to life, ” Google in a blogpost stated.
Recall, in December, Google unveiled Gemini, its largest and most advanced AI model, alongside the announcement that Bard would integrate a tailored version, Gemini Pro, which has now launched in the Nigerian market.
According to Google, Gemini Pro Gemini Pro in Bard is available in over 40 languages and more than 230 countries and territories.
“Last December, we brought Gemini Pro into Bard in English, giving Bard more advanced understanding, reasoning, summarizing and coding abilities. Now Gemini Pro in Bard is available in over 40 languages and more than 230 countries and territories, so more people can collaborate with the fastest and most capable version of Bard yet.
“The Large Model Systems Organization, a leading evaluator of language models and chatbots across languages, recently shared that Bard with Gemini Pro is one of the most preferred chatbots available (with or without cost), noting that it has made a “stunning leap” forward. And blind evaluations with our third-party raters identified Bard with Gemini Pro as one of the top-performing chatbots, compared to leading free and paid alternatives.”
It also stated that it has expanded its double-check feature, to enable access them in more than 40 languages.
“Since we know people want the ability to corroborate Bard’s responses, we’re also expanding our double-check feature, which is already used by millions of people in English, to more than 40 languages. When you click on the “G” icon, Bard will evaluate whether there is content across the web to substantiate its response. If it can be evaluated, you can click the highlighted phrases and learn more about supporting or contradicting information found by Search.”
Another update, it helps bring ideas to life with image generation at no cost.
“For an extra creative boost, you can now generate images in Bard in English in most countries around the world, at no cost. This new capability is powered by our updated Imagen 2 model, which is designed to balance quality and speed, delivering high-quality, photorealistic outputs. Just type in a description — like “create an image of a dog riding a surfboard” — and Bard will generate custom, wide-ranging visuals to help bring your idea to life. “
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