When did Apple debut in the field ofGenerative AI? This is the question that many are asking, especially after what was presented by OpenAI, Microsoft and Google. In the absence of official news, we can get an idea thanks to the information released by analysts and industry experts, such as Jeff Puaccording to which artificial intelligence is made-in-Cupertino will appear on iPhone and iPad next year.
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The analyst of Haitong International Securitiesstates in a research note that the Californian giant will almost certainly build several hundred AI servers between the end of 2023 and throughout next year and that it will offer a mix between cloud-based artificial intelligence and what is known as “edge AI”, which will allow for greater data processing on the device. This recipe, then, will be perfectly in line with Apple’s policy to protect the privacy of its users.
The company, according to Pu, could begin to implement features based on generative artificial intelligence starting with iOS 18 and iPadOS 18. In this regard, one might think about integrating large language models into Siri so as to allow the automation of complex activities (in collaboration with the Commandi app, obviously). Second The Informationthis innovation will be made available with an update next year, therefore with iOS/iPadOS 18.
Generative AI gained popularity with the release of ChatGPT by OpenAI, the chatbot capable of answering all sorts of questions (more or less). Google and Microsoft then took the same path, with Bard and Bing respectively. There is still no official trace of the Apple-branded one, but second Mark Gurmana chatbot similar to ChatGPT is currently being tested.