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I am an experienced author with expertise in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools. I have closely followed and reported on AI developments in this field since its early days. I have gained valuable industry insight through my work with leading digital media professionals since 2014.
I am an experienced author specializing in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools, enthusiastically following and reporting on AI developments in this space, from the early days of reverse image search and automatic image editing to the latest image upscaling and AI image generation tools.
I have been researching and writing about digital visual technology, image licensing, and creative design since 2014, working directly with renowned industry experts and shaping up a communication-focused insight on both the supplier and consumer sides of the market. I write for Stock Photo Secrets and Footage Secrets, among other industry publications.
BRIA, a company pioneering responsible generative AI and partnering with Getty Images, announced today that they raised $24 million in Series A funding from several high-profile investors, including Getty. This startup develops ethical and commercially-safe generative AI models that brands and businesses can plug into their platforms and products and tailor to their visual style and needs. […]
Last week, OpenAI announced its latest development, Sora, a sophisticated text-to-video generating model capable of synthesizing high-quality videos. This new model has yet to be available to the public. Still, it shows that OpenAI wants to dominate the AI video generation field, where other companies like Google are already competing with their tools. OpenAI’s Sora: Precision […]
Shortly after officially announcing the integration of AI image generation into it, Google is rebranding its AI chatbot Bard and naming it after the current generative model powering it, Gemini. The new Google Gemini can assist with simple to complex tasks and generate pictures from text prompts. A premium and more advanced version is available […]
OpenAI announced that images generated with its latest AI image generation model Dall-E 3, will now include the C2PA’s standard for provenance metadata and watermark, clearly stating they are AI-generated images. This intends to increase the trustworthiness of the company’s AI tool and the transparency surrounding machine-made content; several other companies have already started implementing […]
Google released today a new AI image generation function within Google Bard, its AI chatbot that competes directly with OpenAI’s ChatGPT, confirming the leaked information from two weeks ago. Adding a Google Image 2-powered AI image generator to Bard catches up with ChatGPT Plus, the premium service of that AI virtual assistant, which has had such a feature […]
The tech firm Google released a paper and demo over the weekend showcasing their latest AI development, the text-to-video generator Google Lumiere. This new tool for video creation is based on a new diffusion model for video that allows it to create short video clips in one step, unlike the existing generators that stitch still frames together. […]
It seems Google will soon bring AI image-generative capabilities to Google Bard. According to information recently leaked on X, the tech giant plans to add functionality from its proprietary AI image generation model – Google Imagen– to its AI chatbot product. If this is true, Google would be effectively catching up to OpenAI and Microsoft, […]
Getty Images, iStock's parent company, has introduced a cutting-edge AI image generation tool named Generative AI by iStock, targeting small businesses, designers, and marketers. This AI image generator utilizes NVIDIA Picasso's power, providing an economical solution for brands and businesses to delve into generative AI for their visual marketing requirements, ensuring commercial safety. Explore Generative AI […]
Right before 2023 wrapped, the US news organization The New York Times sued OpenAI for copyright infringement in ChatGPT. The company claims the AI chatbot has been illegally trained with large amounts of The Times’ journalistic content and now regurgitates said content almost verbatim in their responses, infringing on the Times’ intellectual property, stealing away […]
Google recently launched Imagen 2, the second iteration of its AI text-to-image generator and AI image editor that is said to be the firm’s most advanced yet and can synthesize images, text, and logos. This upgraded version of Imagen was previewed in an event in May but is now released to users of Vertex AI […]