OpenAI introduces Her-inspired voice assistant with advanced features

The Verge May 13, 2024, 08:00 PM UTC

Summary: OpenAI is introducing a Her-inspired voice assistant with real-time facial expression reading and language translation capabilities. During a livestream, engineers showcased the assistant's expressive storytelling and camera interaction features. The assistant's voice resembles the character from the movie Her. OpenAI plans an alpha release for ChatGPT Plus subscribers soon, with potential integration into Apple's iPhone to enhance Siri's functionality.

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