GPT-4 will be released next week according to Andreas Braun and will be a multimodal model. Multimodal refers to the use of multiple modes or forms of communication, such as kinesthetic, tactile, and auditory.
The news was revealed by Andreas Braun, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft Germany, at a recent event titled “AI in Focus — Digital Kickoff” (via Heise).
According to Braun, "We're going to introduce GPT-4 next week ... we'll have multimodal models that will offer completely different capabilities — video, for example."
Multimodal AI will allow the company's bot to translate a user's text into images, music and video.
Microsoft gave an example of how a call center could use GPT-4 to automatically convert phone conversations between employees and customers to text, which would save a lot of time and effort.
Despite the huge interest and huge waiting lists, Microsoft hasn't said anything about integrating ChatGPT into the Bing browser.
Regardless, with GPT-4 being released next week, we may have to wait a long time for the new technology to be integrated into Microsoft products.