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All you need to know about Whisper API by OpenAI


Besides access to ChatGPT, OpenAI is offering the developers access to Whisper API. It is basically a speech-to-text model. In September 2022, an open-source model for Whisper API was introduced by OpenAI. As of now, the company has updated the model to a large-v2 model. It is available for developers via its API. It has the capacity to transcribe and translate multiple languages. These languages can be fed via a variety of file formats.

TechCrunch reports that the co-founder of OpenAI, Greg Brockman, stated that previously the model was not effective in to cater the needs of the entire developer ecosystem to build around it. He mentioned that Whisper API is a similar model. It is open source. With modifications, it has been optimized to the maximum level. Now it is faster and way too convenient to use. It can be accessed for $0.006 per minute.

Besides this, the company unveiled that Speak [language learning app] is already utilizing the Whisper API. Furthermore, the company has upgraded the API terms of service. Thus, offering more data security and privacy. The company states that any data submitted via API won’t be used by the company to improve the service. It is upon organizations that choose to share their data for training the model or for other uses. Furthermore, for API users the company has introduced a default 30-day data preservation policy. Likewise, developers are presented with “options for stricter retention” based on their requirements.

The company stated in a blog post that the company believes that AI is full of opportunities. It can provide merely everyone with economic empowerment. The company added that one of the best ways to ensure this is by providing the access to everyone. Moreover, the company assumes that the recent developments will generate advantages on a massive scale. The company added that now developers can begin creating next-gen apps fueled by ChatGPT & Whisper.

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