Google’s Bard chatbot to launch globally, including India

Google announced the global launch of its Bard chatbot, which will roll out to over 180 countries, including one of the world's largest markets for smartphones and internet users, India. Bard is a generative AI chatbot, a large language model(LMM) that is trained to generate text, translate languages, produce various types of creative content, and answer questions informatively. While the bot is still under development, its capabilities are constantly being improved, aiming to help users comprehensively. Google initially made Bard available in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2022, and it is expected to roll out in many Asian countries. Certain countries may not be part of the initial release due to potential technical or regulatory constraints.

Important Points:

  1. Bard is a generative AI chatbot by Google.
  2. It is designed to generate text, translate languages, and produce varied creative content.
  3. Bard was initially available in the US and UK, in 2022.
  4. Bard's global rollout plans aim to make it more accessible worldwide, including many Asian countries.
  5. India, one of the largest markets for smartphones and the internet, is part of Bard's global release.
  6. Google's founders were Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Alphabet Inc. is its parent organization and Sundar Pichai has been the CEO since October 2, 2015.