New York (CNN) OpenAI makes it even easier for many to access ChatGPT.
OpenAI Thursday announced Launching the free ChatGPT app for iOS users in the US, it plans to expand to other countries soon.
The launch comes six months after OpenAI first released ChatGPT online to the public. The release quickly sparked a new AI arms race in the tech industry to develop and deploy tools that can generate compelling written work and images in response to user demands.
It comes the same week as OpenAI CEO Sam Altman He testified before Congress On the risks that artificial intelligence may pose to society, he describes the current boom in technology as a potential “printing moment” but one that calls for protection.
The new ChatGPT app has the same capabilities as the web version of the viral chatbot tool and could help boost its popularity. With the app, users will be able to send voice notifications through their phone’s microphone instead of typing them out. Users can also sync their history between devices.
Those who pay $20 per month to subscribe to ChatGPT Plus will get additional benefits in the app. GPT-4 capabilitiesa new generation version of the technology that supports the tool.
OpenAI plans to release the next Android version, according to to Mira Murati, technical director of the company.