Have you ever wondered if ChatGPT was a real person you could talk to? Call Annie is a new app that enables one-to-one video-based conversations with a ChatGPT-powered bot. The app has a female avatar who is able to interact normally with users.
of that App Store List Explains the various topics of conversation that an “AI friend” is capable of, for example, using it to understand complex subjects, learn a new language, improve general knowledge, prepare for interviews and more. can be done “Conversing face-to-face in real time feels more natural and faster than typing and reading text,” the listing added.
Several users have talked to the ChatGPT-powered bot and uploaded video recordings to the web. Although the responses don’t take long, the bot sounds Shared recording Voice robots by users.
Not to be too much of an AI doomer, but I just had a FaceTime call with a near-ChatGPT-powered AI avatar and it was surprisingly human.
Anyway, I recorded it.
This is the actual reaction speed, it’s very fast.
(You can even hear me lose it by the end) pic.twitter.com/MF81nAo40Z
— Chris Frantz (@frantzfries) April 26, 2023
The developers of the app said in a Reddit post That the original image of Annie’s face was created using Midjourney. However, facial expressions are animated in real time to be processed on the device to match the generated speech. For this reason, the free-to-use app currently relies on Apple’s Neural Engine and its video calling mode is only available on iPhone 12 or later models.
Users with older iPhone models are limited to audio calls only. However, Call Annie is also compatible with Mac computers powered by Apple’s M-series chips and running macOS 13 or later.
The bot can help users on their travel adventures by providing information on things like local customs and must-see attractions. However, speaking of privacy, the developers claim that all interactions with the AI bot are kept confidential. In reply to a user, They started saying that no voice recording is preserved and is only a “transcript. Saved/Forwarded. Chat GPT To get all the dialogs.”
Several Reddit users reported that the bot insisted that its “name was Samantha” when addressed as Annie, suggesting that it is a successor to an older chatbot named Samantha. The developers responded that the problem would be fixed soon. Responding to another user, he said Assistant is “more of a “proof of concept” than the final version and more characters and voices are on the radar.
In related news, it was recently estimated that the cost of running ChatGPT could be as high as $700,000 per day. ChatGPT features are also included in Stardock’s Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova Edition, which is available as an Early Access title. Additionally, OpenAI recently added an incognito mode to ChatGPT, allowing users to disable chat history and training data collection.
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