In a recent tweet, Mikhail Parakhin, CEO of Advertising and Web Services at Microsoft, announced that the much-anticipated DALL-E 3 engine would be fully integrated into Bing by 8 PM PST. This comes shortly after OpenAI unveiled the advanced DALL-E 3 engine, a tool that promises to revolutionize AI-driven artistic creation.
Rolling out DALL-E 3 in Bing broadly – should be at a 100% by 8PM PST. pic.twitter.com/56UpANHR7M
— Mikhail Parakhin (@MParakhin) September 29, 2023
What is DALL-E 3?
DALL-E 3 is the latest iteration of OpenAI’s groundbreaking art engine. Where earlier versions had limitations in converting text prompts to detailed images, DALL-E 3 sets a new standard. It offers unprecedented nuance and detail in turning text into visuals, making it a powerful tool for artists, designers, and creators.
As Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, put it, the team behind DALL-E 3 has done “fantastic work,” marking an important milestone at the intersection of technology and art.
Unique Capabilities: Beyond Prompt Engineering
One of the most remarkable features of DALL-E 3 is its ability to closely align images with the text provided, effectively eliminating the need for “prompt engineering.” For example, when given a complex prompt like “An expressive oil painting of a basketball player dunking, depicted as an explosion of a nebula,” DALL-E 3 was able to generate images with an unprecedented level of fidelity and creativity.
Seamless Integration with ChatGPT
Another standout feature is DALL-E 3’s native integration with ChatGPT, OpenAI’s conversational agent. This allows users to use ChatGPT as a brainstorming partner for refining their prompts. The conversational agent can generate detailed, tailored prompts for DALL-E 3, bringing user ideas to life with unparalleled precision.
Safety and Ethical Considerations
OpenAI has also addressed the ethical implications of AI-generated art. DALL-E 3 comes with built-in features to decline certain types of requests, such as generating images of public figures by name. OpenAI has also made improvements in areas like harmful biases and visual over/under-representation, aiming to mitigate risks related to misinformation and propaganda.
Bing Image Creator: A New Playground for Artists
With the integration of DALL-E 3 into Bing, Microsoft opens up a new realm of possibilities for artistic creation. Bing Image Creator will serve as a platform for users to explore the capabilities of this advanced AI tool. The best and easiest way to confirm the availability of these capabilities is to generate a prompt containing text, leveraging DALL-E 3’s advanced text-to-image conversion skills.
Coming to ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise Customers
DALL-E 3 is set to be available to ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise customers in early October. What’s more, the images generated via this engine are entirely the user’s property, free to be used, reprinted, sold, or merchandised without requiring OpenAI’s permission.
Final Thoughts: A New Frontier in AI and Art
The integration of DALL-E 3 into Bing Image Creator marks a significant step in making advanced AI tools accessible to a broader audience. It not only expands the capabilities of Bing’s image creation but also sets a precedent in the responsible development and deployment of AI in artistic creation.
As we move forward into this new frontier of AI and art, DALL-E 3 stands as a testament to the incredible potential of technology to revolutionize how we create and consume art. Stay tuned for more updates on this fascinating intersection of technology and artistic expression.