Date: December 15, 2022
Artificial Intelligence has been all the rage in recent weeks, from neural networks that create images like the one below, to chat-based platforms that write better than many (most?) Actual Humans™. Since we’re in the automation business here at CUBEX, we felt like we should get some firsthand experience.
First – pictures! The search for engaging new imagery never ends, and while we regularly receive (and post) pics of happy customers with their new CUBEX system, our marketing team also draws a lot from stock photography houses. The problem with these images is that every other company in animal health is also searching the database for “veterinarian examining a dog in an office setting,” and when you see another company using the same image you are for their booth at VMX, let’s just say it’s embarrassing.
Fortunately, our Creative Director, Chris Eves, has access to DALL-E, a deep-learning model that can synthesize images from a simple text prompt. First, we tried the photo realistic approach: Chris prompted DALL-E with “photograph of a blonde veterinarian examining a dog in a doctor’s office” and here’s what we got: