Microsoft’s New Keyboard Based on ChatGPT
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On the afternoon of this Friday, April 14, it was learned that the technology giant Microsoft reported that it had definitively launched the SwiftKey keyboard with the new Bing, based on ChatGPT, which includes the search engine icon in the toolbar.
on the keyboard to allow users to query with its artificial intelligence (AI) technology directly.
Along these same lines, it should be noted that SwiftKey is a virtual keyboard that stands out for its AI-powered predictive text technology and that it was designed to make it easy to send messages without typographical errors, even in situations where you type fast, such as those described by Microsoft.
This keyboard can be used on both iOS and Android and offers the possibility of setting it as the default keyboard to use its advantages in all the applications of the device.
Some users began to report last week that Microsoft’s virtual keyboard had a shortcut to access Bing in any application that integrated this tool. This novelty was confirmed by Microsoft, who explained that it was a beta version for Android.
Now, the technology company has definitively launched the stable version of SwiftKey with the Bing “chatbot,” powered by Open AI, through an icon that appears on the left side of the toolbar with the option to make queries in three different ways, as he has explained in a statement on his blog.
In this sense, one of the options it offers is the chat function, which takes the user directly to Bing to ask more detailed questions about a topic. This is a useful function to search for specific data or information on a specific issue very quickly. In terms of how it is used, it is very similar to the ChatGPT application.
Following this line, another of the functions that it offers is tone, which allows for more “effective” communication by customizing the text through AI. In this way, the text will be adapted according to the specific situation; for example, it will be more formal if it is a work email.
Specifically, it offers four forms of expression: in a professional setting, in a casual situation, in a polite tone, or in a post on a social network.
Likewise, Microsoft details that the Tone function is also beneficial for situations in which the user is learning a language, since it can help to choose some words or others, depending on what is most suitable for what they want to say, taking the environment into account.
Finally, the third option that it offers is the search function, which is focused on making quick queries directly from the keyboard without having to change the application. With this type of search, the user will be able to find information about specific things directly from the chat of a conversation, for example.
These new features are available to all users, both for Android and iOS devices, starting this Friday in the regions where the new Bing is available with its chatbot based on ChatGPT.