South Korean web search firm Naver on Thursday rolled out its personal generative synthetic intelligence device, HyperCLOVA X. The corporate’s giant language mannequin (LLM) provides companies comparable to a ChatGPT-like AI chatbot, CLOVA X, and a generative AI-based search engine Cue, equal to Microsoft Bing.
Naver’s cloud unit, Naver Cloud, which launched the HyperCLOVA X, mentioned CLOVA X began its beta service in English and Korean on August 24. Cue, obtainable in September for beta testing, will probably be included into the present Naver’s search engine in November.
HyperCLOVA X is obtainable for creators and enterprise prospects. HyperCLOVA X is an upgraded model of its earlier LLM for the Korean language, referred to as HyperCLOVA, launched in 2021. Naver says HyperCLOVA has greater than 204 billion parameters, nevertheless it didn’t disclose what number of parameters have been skilled on the HyperCLOVA X. (Customers should join Naver accounts to make use of HyperCLOVA X, the corporate mentioned.)
Naver has greater than 500 AI consultants on its workforce and is without doubt one of the 5 corporations worldwide that has developed its personal giant language mannequin with greater than 100 billion parameters, CEO of Naver SooYeon Choi mentioned in a letter to shareholders printed earlier this week.
Naver Cloud can also be growing CLOVA X’s multimodal language fashions that will probably be able to analyzing and producing not solely textual content however pictures, movies and audio, mentioned Nako Sung, Head of Expertise and Hypersacale AI at Naver Cloud, mentioned on the firm’s convention on Thursday. Naver goals to launch the Clova X multimodal language mannequin within the close to future, in keeping with Sung.
Naver’s generative AI rollout comes as world tech gamers attempt to keep forward of enhancing their very own generative AI merchandise. Microsoft-backed OpenAI has sparked competitors within the generative AI area. Google launched its AI chatbot Bard and invested in Anthropic and Baidu launched Ernie Bot. Firms like Meta and Amazon are also reportedly making ready to launch their very own AI-powered chatbots.
Naver has mentioned it targets the areas the worldwide rivals haven’t but coated, for instance, South Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, and the Center East.
The Korean web big will open its second knowledge middle, GAK Sejong, with 600,000 servers in South Korea for its generative AI companies in November, Choi mentioned on the convention. Naver has been working with Samsung to develop AI chips for hyperscale AI since final December.