Amidst the ongoing OpenAI leadership turmoil, the AI startup has introduced the ChatGPT voice feature, now accessible to all users after its initial launch for paid users in September.
This progress may assist content and search marketers in crafting interactive content and enhancing optimization for voice search.
The voice capability, accessible through the app, has been hailed by former OpenAI President Greg Brockman.
OpenAI staff subtly alluded to internal conflicts in an announcement video, as ChatGPT was asked about ordering pizzas for 778 employees, mirroring the number of individuals advocating for leadership changes.
The discreet inclusion of these hints introduces an element of mystery to the internal dynamics of the company.
OpenAI’s latest move sees the ChatGPT voice feature extended to free users, augmenting the user experience.
Former President Greg Brockman praises the update, highlighting its transformative influence on the ChatGPT interaction on his X post.
“You can now use voice to engage in a back-and-forth conversation with your assistant. Speak with it on the go, request a bedtime story for your family, or settle a dinner table debate.”
The AI model employs five unique voices, created by professional voice actors and supported by OpenAI’s Whisper speech recognition system.
The ChatGPT voice feature, facilitates user interaction through a diverse range of voices.
These five voices, encompassing both male and female with American accents, are identified as Juniper, Sky, Cove, Ember, and Breeze.
It enables ChatGPT to convert spoken words into text, enhancing creative and accessibility-focused applications.
Powered by a text-to-speech model, OpenAI claims it can generate human-like audio from text and brief speech samples, unlocking possibilities for creative and accessibility-centric applications.