An image generated by the DALL-E 2 tool, which uses artificial intelligence.
Fan of images generated by artificial intelligence? You may soon have access to the beta version of DALL-E 2, software for creating illustrations from some of the most powerful words ever created.
The Californian company OpenAI announced on Wednesday that it will allow one million people to test its tool. It was previously reserved for a few thousand journalists, artists, researchers.
The software, whose name is inspired by the painter Salvador Dalí from the film WALL-E animation, allows you to create surreal illustrations from sentences written in English.
To do this, the tool was trained by machine learning, that is, by ingesting an astronomical database of images with descriptions.
Here's an illustration that DALL-E 2 generated from the phrase “teddy bears doing artificial intelligence research underwater with 1990s technology tools.”
Images generated by DALL-E 2 may be used for commercial projects. Thus, it will be possible to see the visual generated by artificial intelligence in advertisements, in children's books, or even printed on clothing.
DALL-E has already been tested by a few creators, including the Austrian artist Stefan Kutzenberger, who wanted to show what works by the painter Egon Schiele could have looked like if not x27;was not dead at 28.
OpenAI does, however, impose certain limitations on its customers. For example, the tool has been programmed to avoid creating images featuring public figures, as well as violent or pornographic content.
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Invitees to the DALL-E 2 Beta will get 50 image credits for their first month of subscription. Thereafter, they will have to settle for 15 credits per month.
Each credit will allow them to generate four visual elements with the same sentence. They will also be able to use credits to modify existing images.
Users can also pay 15 US dollars (approximately 19 Canadian dollars) to obtain 115 credits equivalent to 460 original images.
OpenAI released the first version of DALL-E in January 2021. DALL-E 2 was revealed in April of the following year.
DALL-E mini, a free software sensation, is not associated with the tools of the Californian company.
With information by Agence France-Presse