OpenAI is in the news, again. With their ChatGPT taking the tech industry over they have finally decided to start capitalizing. As OpenAI introduces Whisper and ChatGPT API, both of which have been priced at a level that makes them cost-effective for developers around the world.
In a blog post on March 1, 2023, OpenAI Introduced their ChatGPT and Whisper API, saying, “Developers can now integrate ChatGPT and Whisper models into their apps and products through our API.” Giving developers around the world the ability to add cutting-edge language and speech-to-text capabilities.
If you are wondering what is Whisper model it is “an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system trained on 680,000 hours of multilingual and multitask supervised data collected from the web.” as per another blog post by OpenAI, posted on September 21, 2022. The blog post further explained, “it enables transcription in multiple languages, as well as translation from those languages into English.”
Some early users have already been using ChatGPT API for a while. More recently it was introduced into Snapchat’s My AI as an experimental feature for Snapchat+ subscribers. It offered Snapchatters a customizable version of ChatGPT right inside the Snapchat app.
OpenAI says that their new ChatGPT model GPT-3.5-Turbo is their best model which is 10x cheaper than their existing GPT-3.5 models. They will also offer ChatGPT API users continuous model improvements and the option to choose a dedicated capacity for deeper control over the models.
ChatGPT API is priced at $0.002 per 1k tokens. Tokens here refer to a sequence of unstructured texts. While Whisper API is priced at $0.006/minute.
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While OpenAI Introduces Whisper and ChatGPT API for developers to introduce to their apps we are yet to see which tech company will add the text-generating AI into their application. Stay tuned with TechCult to find out more.
Source: OpenAI blog