Microsoft presented the new AI copilot at an online event. With Microsoft 365 Copilot, ChatGPT is finding its way into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams.
Microsoft has been testing the new Bing with the AI copilot based on ChatGPT since February 7th. So far, only testers who have put themselves on a waiting list can take part. In addition to this integration, the Redmond company is pushing ahead with integration into Office products. At an online event Microsoft 365 Copilot introducedcurrently used by enterprise customers with a Microsoft 365 can be tested.
This is what ChatGPT offers in Microsoft Office
The closed beta is currently running with 20 different companies, and this will be expanded over the course of the year, later also for private customers who have subscribed to Microsoft 365. The Microsoft 365 Copilot is based on AI tools from Open AI. In addition to ChatGPT-4, this also includes the image creation AI Dall-E. In Word 365, the user can activate the copilot at the touch of a button. Now text suggestions can be generated by ChatGPT, which can then be inserted directly into the text document and then edited. In the Excel spreadsheet program, the AI tool can analyze the data entered, help with the search for values and depict what-if scenarios, for example. When presenting in Powerpoint, the copilot can convert existing notes or create a presentation based on a Word document. In Outlook, the Copilot helps to summarize unread emails. In addition, wording aids for answers can be displayed.
With the Microsoft Teams collaboration tool, the copilot can be used to create a summary of the meeting. The business chat within Microsoft Teams is available especially for corporate customers. Here, the AI tool from Open AI can summarize information from various sources. For example, all chat messages, e-mails and documents can be combined for a company customer so that you can react more quickly to a problem in customer service. According to the terms and conditions of the new Microsoft Bing with KI-Copilot, the generated content may not be used commercially.
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Collection on the new Microsoft 365 Copilot in Office products:
- Microsoft presented the Microsoft 365 Copilot at an online event. The closed beta is currently running with 20 different companies, and the plan is to expand over the course of the year.
- The Microsoft 365 Copilot is based on AI tools from Open AI, such as ChatGPT-4. In Word 365, the copilot can generate text suggestions from ChatGPT, which can then be inserted directly into the text document and then edited.
- In Outlook, for example, thanks to ChatGPT, a summary of unread e-mails can be generated. With the Microsoft Teams collaboration tool, the copilot can be used to create a summary of the meeting.
- Microsoft 365 Copilot is available to Microsoft 365 subscribers, with only enterprise customers initially being able to use the AI tool.