Chinese technology giant Alibaba launched an AI tool to generating images from prompts on Friday.
Tongyi Wanxiang allows prompts that English or Chinese. AI tool will can generate an image in different styles like sketch or 3D cartoon.
Alibaba’s cloud division, which launched the product, said it is available for enterprise customers in China for beta testing.
Tongyi Wanxiang is Alibaba’s latest generative AI offering as tech giants in China and the U.S. look to race ahead with the technology.
Generative AI refers to a type of Artificial Intelligence that can create variety data such as images, videos, texts, 3D models etc.
The most famous example is ChatGPT 4 which has sparked a rush from the biggest tech players to develop their own rivals.
After ChatGPT successful, Google launched AI chatbot called Bard AI. And in China, Baidu released Ernie Bot then, Alibaba launched Tongyi Qianwen.
“With the release of Tongyi Wanxiang, high-quality generative AI imagery will become more accessible, facilitating the development of innovative AI art and creative expressions for businesses across a wide range of sectors, including e-commerce, gaming, design and advertising,”
Jingren Zhou, CTO of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, said in a press release.