Beyond ChatGPT

Beyond ChatGPT

While ChatGPT enjoys widespread recognition as one of the most prominent AI tools available – especially with the recent announcement of GPT-4o –, it’s essential to acknowledge that the world of AI extends far beyond it. There are numerous lesser-known gems offering comparable quality and a variety of functions that have the potential to significantly impact your workflows. In this blog post, we shine a light on five such AI tools that may not have garnered as much attention as ChatGPT but are equally valuable in making your work easier, more efficient and more creative.

Anthropic: Claude

Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that aims to build AI systems that are reliable, interpretable, and steerable, by conducting research, developing safety techniques and deploying the resulting systems via products. Its collaborative team brings together expertise in machine learning, physics, engineering, and product development. One of Anthropic’s products is Claude, a friendly and versatile AI assistant that can assist with various cognitive tasks and offers features such as visual analysis, code generation and multilingual processing. Claude can be accessed on the web, via API or with the mobile Claude app.

An overview of the Anthropic website showing the AI tool Claude.

Claude Use Cases

  • Text: Document summarization, content creation, proofreading, rewriting, translation, information search, code generation, calculation
  • Visual: Image description, object recognition, image interpretation, editing, image data conversion

Meta: Llama 3

Llama 3 is the newest iteration of the openly accessible Llama family of large language models (LLMs). It boasts capabilities such as contextual understanding, translation, dialogue and code generation. Integrated into Meta AI, the AI assistant developed by Meta Platforms, it makes Meta Llama 3 the most advanced and intelligent model to date. The AI tool is capable of complex reasoning, visualizing ideas and solving problems. It is available in English on the web, and can be used on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger.

An overview of the website about the AI tool Meta Llama 3.

Meta Llama 3 Use Cases

  • Brainstorming, advice, question answering
  • Creative writing, rewriting, summarization
  • Code generation
  • Inhabiting a character/persona

Google: Gemini

Gemini, formerly known as Bard, is another well-known AI-powered chatbot developed by Google. It supports text, code, audio, image and video input and can therefore help with writing, coding and planning, and can also understand nuanced information to provide answers to complex topics. It fetches information from Google services and lets you connect with other Google apps. Gemini is available as a web app, as well as in the Gemini mobile app on Android and in the Google mobile app on iOS. Our blog post about Gemini provides more insights into the AI model.

An overview of the website about the AI tool Gemini.

Gemini Use Cases

  • Multimodal reasoning: filtering and understanding data, extracting information
  • Input modes: understanding text, images, audio and more, answering questions, explaining reasoning in complex subjects like physics Wandy is an AI platform that provides a user-friendly interface for businesses to incorporate AI into their workflow. Wand’s team of expert agents works on executing user requests from various fields, such as marketing, IT security, legal and finance management. The platform offers a personal AI assistant, Wandy, that is designed to interact in a natural way and can perform a variety of tasks including information retrieval, data analysis and visualization and task automation. Wandy is a browser-based SaaS product and is designed to work on supported browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge.

An overview of the website about the AI tool Wandy.

Wandy Use Cases

  • Information retrieval, question answering
  • Data analysis and visualization, insight generation
  • Automated data or task execution, sending emails, generating PDF reports

Microsoft: Copilot

Microsoft Copilot, formerly Bing Chat, is an AI-powered tool developed by Microsoft that can generate images, text, code snippets and answering questions. Copilot also integrates into Microsoft 365 apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more, and therefore offers program-specific features such as analyzing key trends, creating presentations or scheduling automatic emails. It is accessible via the web, as well as through the mobile Microsoft apps. For a detailed look into the AI tool, its functionalities and application possibilities, read our beginner’s guide on Microsoft Copilot.

An overview of the website about the AI tool Microsoft Copilot.

Copilot Use Cases

  • Input modes: chat with text, voice and image functions
  • Text: document and webpage summarization, content creation, rewriting, data analysis, drafting emails
  • Visual: image generation, discussion summarization in live meetings

Exploring AI Tool Diversity

As we’ve ventured into the realm of AI tools, it becomes abundantly clear that ChatGPT is just the tip of the iceberg and that the choices are vast and varied. From clever assistants like Claude with visual analysis and code generation capabilities, to user-friendly chatbots like Wandy equipped with data analysis and automation features, to powerful models developed by industry giants like Meta Llama 3, Gemini, or Copilot, that boast numerous functionalities and intelligent features: the options are plentiful. We hope that by shedding light on these alternatives, we’ve inspired you to expand your horizons and explore the diverse array of players in the world of AI.

Feel free to reach out and schedule a free consultation with us for any further information or assistance you may need!

Automate. Improve. Be successful.

We provide you with independent advice and are happy to offer you our support.

Get  Free consulting