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Google Bard now capable of generating AI images in 40 languages



Bard which is Google’s Artificial Intelligence-powered language model has received new update that now enables users to generate images using up to 40 languages.

.Google says the latest advancements empower users worldwide to harness the power of cutting-edge AI for boundless creativity and enhanced accessibility.

The tech giant says users can now generate images in Bard in more than 230 countries and territories, and use Gemini Pro in any language, country and territory Bard currently supports.

Gemini Pro, the powerful language model powering Bard was previously available only in English.

“This expansion allows users around the globe to leverage Bard’s advanced capabilities for tasks like enhanced understanding and reasoning, improved summarization, and streamlined coding,” said Google.

The new update comes at a time the use of AI-generated images have been the subject of discussion worldwide after deepfake AI-generated explicit images of American pop singer Taylor Swift went viral on social media platforms.

“Google’s technical guardrails and investments in the safety of training data seek to limit violent, offensive or sexually explicit content. Additionally, Google applies filters designed to avoid the generation of images of named people,” the firm added.

Bard’s double-check feature, which is already used by millions of people in English and now in the added languages empowers users to verify the accuracy of Bard’s responses by referencing supporting information from the web, fostering trust and transparency.

“When users click on the “G” icon, Bard will evaluate whether there is content across the web to substantiate its response. If it can be evaluated, users can click the highlighted phrases and learn more about supporting or contradicting information found by Search.”

For an extra creative boost, Bard now offers image generation in English for most countries around the world and at no cost.

The tech giant says image generation has been designed with responsibility in mind riding on its AI principles.