The Voice AI Nobody Expected (AI News You Can Use)

The AI Advantage
5 Jul 202422:39

TLDRThis week in AI brought the surprise release of Moshi AI, an open-source voice assistant by cute AI Labs, boasting a 7 billion parameter model. Despite its limitations in emotional tone and voice modulation, its low latency promises widespread integration. Meanwhile, Gen-3 video generator by RunwayAI made waves for its high-quality output, albeit at a cost. Other highlights include 11 Labs' reader app featuring iconic voices, Adobe's voice isolation tool, and Figma's new AI features, which stirred controversy with its prompt-to-UI function. The episode also touched on the potential of uncensored multimodal models and concluded with a look at AI's fun side, such as interdimensional cable and Google's crossword game.

Takeaways

  • ๐Ÿ“ข A new open-source voice assistant called Moshi AI has been released by a French company, Cute AI Labs, offering a web interface with low latency and voice interaction capabilities.
  • ๐Ÿ”Š Moshi AI's base model has 7 billion parameters, significantly less than state-of-the-art models like GPT-40, which is expected to have around 400 billion parameters.
  • ๐ŸŒ Moshi AI promises emotional awareness and tone modification in its voice, but the demo showed mixed results with its ability to detect emotions and adjust the voice tone.
  • ๐ŸŽจ Gen-2, a state-of-the-art video generator, has been made widely available, offering high-quality video generation with various applications, including creative projects and commercial advertisements.
  • ๐Ÿ’ก The video script discusses the rapid evolution of AI video generation, showcasing a comparison between image generation from 7 years ago and the current video generation capabilities.
  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Hugging Face has introduced a new leaderboard for large language model evaluation, addressing issues with reproducibility and benchmark reliability in AI model assessments.
  • ๐ŸŽฎ A Google crossword game has integrated AI to provide hints, using a simple yes or no response system to guide players towards the correct answers.
  • ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Figma has announced several AI features, including a 'prompt to UI' feature that generates entire app interfaces from prompts, although it was temporarily disabled due to similarities with Apple's design.
  • ๐ŸŽผ 11 Labs has released an iOS reader app in the US, UK, and Canada, featuring 'iconic voices' such as James Dean and Bert Rolds reading out text, along with an AI tool for voice isolation.
  • ๐ŸŽฌ Sooner has released a mobile app for generating AI music, currently limited to iOS and the US, with an Android version and global rollout planned for the future.
  • ๐Ÿ” A new feature called 'Luma Keyframes' allows for smooth transitions in AI video generation, although the practical testing showed mixed results in creating seamless transitions.

Q & A

  • What is the secret kept by the speaker for years?

    -The secret is related to the speaker's 'shitty history,' although the specific details are not disclosed in the transcript.

  • What is Moshi AI, and what makes it unique?

    -Moshi AI is an open-source web interface developed by a French company named Cute AI Labs. It is a low-latency voice assistant with a base model of 7 billion parameters, designed to be integrated into various applications.

  • Why is the release of Moshi AI significant in the AI industry?

    -Moshi AI's significance lies in its open-source nature and low-latency response, which allows for real-time interaction and potential widespread integration into other applications.

  • What is the difference between Moshi AI and the state-of-the-art models like GPT-40 or Mopic models in terms of parameters?

    -Moshi AI has a base model with 7 billion parameters, whereas state-of-the-art models like GPT-40 or Mopic models have around 400 billion parameters.

  • What is the main selling point of Moshi AI's chat interface?

    -The main selling point is the super low latency, which allows for immediate responses and the ability to interrupt the AI, along with promises of emotional awareness and tone modification in its voice.

  • What is Gen Free, and how does it differ from other video generators?

    -Gen Free is a state-of-the-art video generator that has been made widely available. It differs by offering high-quality video generation based on user prompts, although it can be expensive due to the credit system used for generation.

  • What is the cost implication of using Gen Free for video generation?

    -Using Gen Free can be costly, as it operates on a credit system where a 10-second generation uses 10 credits, equating to approximately $1 per 10 seconds of video.

  • What is the 11 Labs Reader app, and what does it offer to users?

    -The 11 Labs Reader app is an iOS application available in the US, UK, and Canada that allows users to have any text on their phone read out by 11 Labs' AI voices, including iconic voices like James Dean or Bert Rolds.

  • What is the significance of the new feature released by 11 Labs called 'Iconic Voices'?

    -The 'Iconic Voices' feature allows users to have text read by the voices of iconic personalities, adding a unique and personalized touch to the text-to-speech experience.

  • What is the new feature Luma AI Green Machine released called, and what does it do?

    -The new feature is called 'Luma Keyframes,' which allows for the transformation of one thing into another, creating smooth transitions in AI video generation.

  • What is the practical application of AI video generation in real-world scenarios as mentioned in the script?

    -One practical application mentioned is Motorola's use of AI video tools in their ad campaign, where they created a commercial by combining generated images and videos with editing and music.

Outlines

00:00

๐Ÿค– Open Source Moshi AI Voice Assistant

The script discusses the surprise release of an open-source voice assistant named Moshi AI by a French company, cute AI Labs. Unlike the anticipated Open AI GPT-40, Moshi AI offers a web interface with low latency, allowing users to converse with it in real-time. The AI attempts to provide emotional awareness and modify its tone but falls short in performance during testing. Despite its limitations, Moshi AI's base model with 7 billion parameters is noted for its potential, especially considering Meta's training of a model with 400 billion parameters as a competitor. The script also covers the user experience of interacting with Moshi AI, including its inability to consistently detect emotions or adjust its voice as requested.

05:01

๐ŸŽฅ Gen-F Video Generator and AI Creativity

This paragraph delves into the release of Gen-F, a state-of-the-art video generator that has been made widely available. The script highlights the rapid advancement in AI video generation, showcasing a comparison of image generation from seven years ago to the current capabilities. It also discusses the practical applications and costs associated with using Gen-F, including the need for credits to generate videos and the high expenses for achieving quality results. The creator's personal experience with Gen-F is shared, including attempts to generate specific scenes and the challenges faced due to the model's reliance on its training data. The paragraph concludes with a mention of the potential for AI in creative fields, such as replicating the style of famous painters.

10:01

๐Ÿ“ฑ 11 Labs Reader App and Iconic Voices

The script introduces the 11 Labs reader app, an iOS application available in the US, UK, and Canada, which enables users to listen to text on their phones using 11 Labs' AI voices. The feature called 'iconic voices' allows users to have famous personalities like James Dean or Bert Rolds read out text. Additionally, the script touches on 11 Labs' AI tool for voice isolation, which can transform noisy audio into clear audio, and Sooner's mobile app for AI music generation, which is currently limited to iOS and the US with plans for expansion.

15:02

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Luma AI Green Screen and Motorola's AI Advertisement

The paragraph discusses Luma AI's new feature called 'Luma Keyframes,' which allows for smooth transitions between video elements using AI. The script describes the testing of this feature and the challenges encountered, such as hard cuts and the difficulty of achieving the desired smooth transitions. It also mentions a real-world application of AI video generation in a Motorola advertisement, which creatively represents the Motorola logo in various fashion styles, suggesting the use of AI tools to create such content.

20:03

๐Ÿ” Perplexity Pro Search and Interdimensional Cable

This section introduces a new feature in Perplexity called 'Pro Search,' which includes multi-step reasoning and access to external databases for more advanced search capabilities. The script also highlights a fun and creative use of AI with the 'Interdimensional Cable' concept from the show 'Rick and Morty,' which has been recreated as a website using Web AI. The paragraph emphasizes the importance of AI's role in both productivity and entertainment, and it encourages exploration of AI's creative potential.

๐ŸŽฎ Google's AI-Powered Crossword Game

The script describes a Google crossword game that integrates AI to assist players by providing yes or no hints. It discusses the leaderboard overhaul by Hugging Face, which now includes more reliable and advanced benchmarks, a community voting system, and the introduction of new benchmarks like Mlu Pro, GPT QA, and MSU. The paragraph concludes with a mention of a new uncensored multimodal model, Dolphin Vision 72b, indicating the future potential of AI as it becomes more capable and unrestricted.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Figma's AI Features and Controversy

The final paragraph covers Figma's announcement of various AI features for UI design, including a 'prompt to UI' feature that was later disabled due to similarities with Apple's weather app. It also discusses the integration of visual search using natural language, which is becoming more prevalent in apps. The script provides a link for users to join the waitlist for these features and reflects on the direction of UI design with AI.

Mindmap

Keywords

๐Ÿ’กAI News

AI News refers to the latest developments and updates in the field of artificial intelligence. In the context of the video, it signifies the recent advancements and releases in AI technology that are relevant and potentially impactful for the viewers. The script mentions tracking AI news to provide actionable insights to the audience.

๐Ÿ’กOpen AI GPT

Open AI GPT, or Generative Pre-trained Transformer, is a type of AI model known for its capabilities in generating human-like text based on given prompts. The script discusses the unexpected release of a voice version of this AI, indicating its significance in the AI community and its applications.

๐Ÿ’กMoshi AI

Moshi AI is an open-source web interface introduced by a French company, designed to function as a voice assistant with low latency. The script highlights its introduction as a surprise in the AI world, showcasing its ability to interact with users in real-time.

๐Ÿ’กLatency

Latency in the context of AI refers to the delay between the input of a query and the response from the system. The script emphasizes the low latency of Moshi AI, which allows for immediate responses and interactions without significant delay.

๐Ÿ’กEmotion Detection

Emotion detection is the ability of an AI system to identify and respond to human emotions. The video script describes Moshi AI's purported capability to detect emotions in a user's voice, although the test results were mixed, indicating the ongoing development in this area.

๐Ÿ’กState-of-the-Art Models

State-of-the-art models in AI represent the most advanced and high-performing algorithms or systems in the field. The script compares Moshi AI's base model with other leading models likeGBT 40 and Mopic, noting the significant difference in the number of parameters.

๐Ÿ’กGen Free

Gen Free refers to a state-of-the-art video generator mentioned in the script. It signifies the progress in AI from image to video generation, allowing for the creation of highly realistic and detailed video content, which was demonstrated through various examples in the video.

๐Ÿ’กAI Video Tools

AI video tools are software applications that utilize artificial intelligence to create or edit video content. The script discusses the use of such tools in Motorola's ad campaign, showcasing the practical application of AI in marketing and advertising.

๐Ÿ’กEleven Labs

Eleven Labs is a company mentioned in the script that has developed AI voices and applications. The script discusses their new reader app that can read text using high-quality AI voices, as well as their new feature for isolating voices in audio.

๐Ÿ’กLuma AI Green Screen

Luma AI Green Screen is a feature that allows for the transformation of one object or scene into another, creating smooth transitions in video content. The script describes testing this feature and its potential applications in video editing and production.

๐Ÿ’กMultimodal Model

A multimodal model is an AI system capable of processing and understanding multiple types of data, such as text, images, and video. The script introduces Dolphin Vision 72b as an example of an uncensored multimodal model, indicating the future potential of AI in handling diverse data types.

๐Ÿ’กFigma

Figma is a design tool that has integrated AI features to enhance user experience and design capabilities. The script discusses Figma's AI features, such as prompt-to-UI, which generated a weather app UI based on a prompt, and visual search, which allows searching for visuals using natural language.

๐Ÿ’กHugging Face Leaderboard

The Hugging Face Leaderboard is a platform for evaluating and ranking large language models based on their performance. The script mentions the overhaul of this leaderboard to address issues with reproducibility and reliability in AI model evaluation, making it a crucial tool for the AI community.

Highlights

A new open source Moshi AI has been unveiled by a French company, Cute AI Labs, featuring a low-latency web interface for voice interaction.

Moshi AI's base model has 7 billion parameters, significantly less than state-of-the-art models like GPT-40, which has around 400 billion parameters.

Meta is training a model called 'Llama' with 400 billion parameters to compete with GPT-40.

Moshi AI promises emotional awareness and tone modification in its voice, but initial tests show mixed results.

The video generator Gen-1 has been made widely available, offering state-of-the-art video creation capabilities.

Gen-1's video generation is costly, with a 10-second clip costing $1, and higher quality results often requiring multiple iterations.

11 Labs has released an iOS app in the US, UK, and Canada that uses their high-quality AI voices for text-to-speech.

11 Labs introduced 'Iconic Voices', allowing users to have historical figures like James Dean read text from the app.

Luma AI Green Screen has released a new feature called 'Luma Keyframes' for smooth transitions in AI video.

A Motorola advertisement used AI video tools, showcasing a potential real-world application for AI video generation.

A new uncensored multimodal model, Dolphin Vision 72b, has been introduced, indicating a future of unrestricted AI capabilities.

Figma has introduced several AI features, including a 'prompt to UI' feature that creates entire app interfaces from a prompt.

Figma's 'prompt to UI' feature was disabled due to similarities with Apple's weather app design.

Hugging Face has overhauled their model leaderboard, introducing new benchmarks and a community voting system.

Google has created an AI-integrated crossword game that provides yes/no hints to improve player performance.

A new Perplexity search feature called 'Pro Search' offers multi-step reasoning and access to external databases like Wolfram Alpha.

The community has recreated the 'Interdimensional Cable' from the show 'Rick and Morty' using web AI, offering random video content.