Meta has launched a standalone AI picture generator to compete with the likes of DALL-E and Midjourney.
Customers of Fb Messenger might have already observed which you can generate pictures with synthetic intelligence (AI) by typing in “/think about” after which typing in a immediate for the image they need to see.
Now Meta is taking that know-how out of the messaging app and right into a standalone AI image generator with its personal URL.
In a weblog put up printed right now (Wednesday), the corporate writes that they’ve “loved listening to from folks about how they’re utilizing Think about, Meta AI’s text-to-image technology characteristic, to make enjoyable and artistic content material in chats.”
“At present, we’re increasing entry to think about outdoors of chats, making it accessible within the U.S. to begin at think about.meta.com.
“This standalone expertise for inventive hobbyists permits you to create pictures with know-how from Emu, our picture basis mannequin.
“Whereas our messaging expertise is designed for extra playful, back-and-forth interactions, now you can create free pictures on the net, too.”
Emu is the synthetic intelligence software program on the coronary heart of Meta’s AI picture choices which was introduced final month within the type of Emu Edit and Emu Video.
Emu Edit permits customers to change pictures based mostly on textual content inputs — much like Adobe Photoshop’s Generative Fill — however what differentiates Emu Edit is that customers don’t have to really choose the aspect they need to change, they simply describe it and the AI will perceive the request.
Whereas Emu Video leverages the identical base Emu mannequin to generate video from textual content prompts and likewise from nonetheless pictures.
‘Riff’ With Pals
Additionally introduced right now is a characteristic contained within the Messenger app referred to as “Reimagine.” This enables the customers to remix and re-edit an AI picture that another person within the chat has created.
“Considered one of Meta AI’s mostly used options throughout our messaging apps is Think about, our text-to-image technology functionality that allows you to create and share pictures on the fly,” says Meta.
“We’re all the time in search of methods to make our AIs much more enjoyable and social, so right now we’re excited so as to add a brand new characteristic to Meta AI on Messenger and Instagram referred to as Reimagine.
“Right here’s the way it works in group chat: Meta AI generates and shares the preliminary picture you requested, then your pal can press and maintain on the image to riff on it with a easy textual content immediate and Meta AI will generate a wholly new picture.
“Now you’ll be able to kick pictures backwards and forwards, having amusing as you attempt to one-up one another with more and more wild concepts.”