Yesterday, Google held a last-minute event in Paris to present some of the latest advancements in AI for its Search and Maps products. There is speculation that this event was in response to Microsoft’s integration of OpenAI’s models into its products.
The Paris event provided an opportunity for Google to showcase the artificial intelligence capabilities of its search and map products. Google demonstrated how its AI algorithms are able to identify objects, people, and places in photos, while answering queries much faster. In addition, Google has recently unveiled new features that make it easier for people to request a ride or plan a night out with friends.
The AI enhancements to Google Search and Maps draw attention to the growing importance of artificial intelligence in our daily lives. Google is leveraging AI to make search more useful and quicker, while providing the user a personalized experience on Maps.
At the same time, Microsoft is making an equally sizable effort to integrate OpenAI’s models into its products. Microsoft announced at an even more impromptu event that a new version of its AI accelerator will be powered by OpenAI’s AI-based system.
The advancements made by Google and Microsoft prove that the future of AI looks brighter than ever. While the two tech giants compete to provide their customers with the best AI capabilities, everyone benefits from the innovative products and services that are being put out into the world.