For the past years, an artificial intelligence (AI) war between OpenAI, Microsoft, Google, and others has supercharged the disruptive field, each competing head-to-head and releasing new and more powerful models.
While Google was not first on the AI scene, it now intends to rise to the top with Gemini .
Google launched Gemini on December 6, 2023.Google describes Gemini as a flexible model that is capable of running on everything from Google's data centers to mobile devices. To achieve this scalability, Gemini is being released in three sizes: Gemini Nano, Gemini Pro, and Gemini Ultra.
Gemini Nano: The Gemini Nano model size is designed to run on smartphones, specifically the Google Pixel 8. It's built to perform on-device tasks that require efficient AI processing without connecting to external servers, such as suggesting replies within chat applications or summarizing text.
Gemini Pro: Running on Google's data centers, Gemini Pro is designed to power the latest version of the company's AI chatbot, Bard. It's capable of delivering fast response times and understanding complex queries.
Gemini Ultra: Though still unavailable for widespread use, Google describes Gemini Ultra as its most capable model, exceeding "current state-of-the-art results on 30 of the 32 widely-used academic benchmarks used in large language model (LLM) research and development." It's designed for highly complex tasks and is set to be released after finishing its current phase of testing.
However, Google's Gemini is only available in English, with other language versions to follow in the future. But Google said the model will eventually be integrated into Google's search engine, advertising products, Google Chrome and more.