Artificial intelligence has been a recurring topic of discussion, and we've already touched on it in a previous article. Today, we delve into the world of Microsoft and its revolutionary Copilot solution. This breakthrough is the result of collaboration with ChatGPT, a language model developed by OpenAI, of which Microsoft is a valued partner.
How does Copilot work?
But what exactly does Copilot do? Based on generative artificial intelligence, it uses ChatGPT to understand and generate coherent, relevant text from a single word, sentence or paragraph.
Microsoft Copilot in Action
Microsoft Copilot simplifies your daily tasks by providing information, suggestions, summaries, translations, images and much more, according to your needs and context. This technology is now integrated into various Microsoft products such as Windows 11, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft 365. Here are just a few examples of what Copilot can do for you:
In Windows 11
- In Windows 11, it helps you manage your settings, applications, files and peripherals, and guarantees your security. It also helps you customize your Windows experience, solve common problems and discover new features. To access Copilot in Windows 11, simply click on the Copilot icon in the taskbar, or say "Hey Copilot" if you have voice recognition enabled.
In Microsoft Edge
- In Microsoft Edge, Copilot makes it easy to browse the web, search for information, create web page summaries, translate text, create images and share content. It also helps protect your privacy, manage your tabs and synchronize your devices. To access Copilot in Microsoft Edge, simply click on the Copilot icon in the address bar, or say "Hey Copilot" if you have voice recognition enabled.
In Microsoft 365
- In Microsoft 365, Copilot helps you optimize your productivity, creativity and collaboration. It helps you write documents, create presentations, analyze data, organize meetings, manage projects, communicate with colleagues and learn new skills. Copilot is integrated into several Microsoft 365 applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Loop, and others. To access it, simply click on the Copilot icon in the Ribbon, or say "Hey Copilot" if you have voice recognition enabled.
Copilot Pro : Premium Subscription
Discover Copilot Pro
For demanding users, Copilot Pro offers a premium subscription that gives access to the advanced features of Copilot, an intelligent AI-based assistant that simplifies information retrieval, unique content creation, and accelerates your projects.
Benefits of Copilot Pro
With Copilot Pro, you benefit from :
Copilot can be used on the Web as well as under Windows, macOS, iPadOS, iOS, and Android.
Access to Copilot within certain Microsoft 365 applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote, to write documents, summarize e-mails, create presentations, and so on.
Priority access to GPT-4 and GPT-4 Turbo, the latest high-performance AI models, even at peak times.
Rapid image creation with DALL-E 3 in landscape format, with 100 boosts per day with Designer (formerly Bing Image Creator).
The ability to create your own customized Copilot GPT tailored to a specific subject thanks to the Copilot GPT Builder (available soon).
The Copilot Pro subscription costs CHF 21.00 per user per month. All you need is a free Microsoft account and an active subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal or Family.
Find out more
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In conclusion, with all these launches, Microsoft is clearly demonstrating its intention to make 2024 the year of AI. Copilot will be ubiquitous in the firm's products, paving the way for a significant increase in efficiency for users. However, this transition will require a phase of adaptation and acceptance by the general public, as well as use cases to enrich AI skills in the future.