Microsoft and OpenAI extend partnership - The Official Microsoft Blog
Today, we are announcing the third phase of our long-term partnership with OpenAI through a multiyear, multibillion dollar investment to accelerate AI breakthroughs to ensure these benefits are broadly shared with the world. This agreement follows our previous investments in 2019 and 2021. It extends our ongoing collaboration across AI supercomputing and research and enables...
As we all know by now, AI is making its way through our lives and changing the way we work, manage, email, write, the list goes on! Microsoft has also been working alongside OpenAI to help develop research and deploy AI within computing.
👀 Microsoft Extended Partnership with OpenAI
Microsoft and OpenAI have been in partnership together for some time now, working towards implementing the benefits of AI for everyone, especially to improve the way we work, communicate, think and perform.
They are now continuing their partnership and Microsoft is increasing their investment to assist with independent research to help develop safe, useful and powerful AI. Throughout this partnership, OpenAI has been able to gain research from real-world use, in order to continue creating and developing safe and useful AI systems.
So far the pair have worked together to build multiple supercomputing systems powered by Azure which is the exclusive cloud provider for all OpenAI research, products and API.
🤖 OpenAI inside Microsoft products
Microsoft has been working with OpenAI to accelerate the spread of AI within our everyday use. Here are some of the tools OpenAI software has been added to within Microsoft.
- Microsoft Teams
- Azure Cognitive Services
- Power Platform
- Dynamics 365
- Windows Virtual Desktop
As the partnership continues, the list of Microsoft tools using AI will also increase the number of tools using artificial intelligence as research continues to find the best way to integrate AI within products, tools and services we already use every single day.
Take a look at this timeline of AI breakthroughs 👇
Some AI Features Within Microsoft 👇
Some features being developed or have already been deployed during the partnership of OpenAI and Microsoft are; Natural language input, meeting transcriptions, speech and language understanding, predictive analytics and automated process.
All of these AI features aim to speed up processes, ensure faster and more accurate work and help us improve our understanding of artificial intelligence and how we can use AI as a tool, rather than look at it as something hindering our abilities.