Gemini AI
Gemini AI

Google delays Gemini AI launch to 2024

What To Know

  • Google has reportedly postponed the launch of its Gemini AI project, a GPT-4 competitor, originally scheduled for next week, and now plans to unveil it in January, as per The Information.
  • Gemini was introduced at I/O 2023, presented as a foundational model with impressive multimodal capabilities early in its training.
  • The launch delay is seen as a cautious move by Google, considering the significant impact Gemini is expected to have on existing AI and AI-enhanced products like Bard, Google Assistant, and Search.
  • With rival OpenAI’s dominance in the field, Google appears committed to ensuring Gemini’s readiness rather than risking a premature release.

Google has reportedly postponed the launch of its Gemini AI project, a GPT-4 competitor, originally scheduled for next week, and now plans to unveil it in January, as per The Information. Gemini was introduced at I/O 2023, presented as a foundational model with impressive multimodal capabilities early in its training.

Initially, Google aimed for a year-end launch with a unique timing between the holidays, though not publicly disclosed. Sources indicate that the delay stems from Gemini AI encountering challenges with non-English queries, prompting CEO Sundar Pichai to defer the release.

Designed to handle diverse applications by combining various data types like images and text, Gemini is expected to offer advanced capabilities once fine-tuned and rigorously tested for safety.

The launch delay is seen as a cautious move by Google, considering the significant impact Gemini is expected to have on existing AI and AI-enhanced products like Bard, Google Assistant, and Search.

With rival OpenAI’s dominance in the field, Google appears committed to ensuring Gemini’s readiness rather than risking a premature release.

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