Developers may soon be able to sell their artificial-intelligence (AI) models in a new app store developed by ChatGPT creator OpenAI.
- Open AI plans to launch an app store where AI developers can sell their models built using OpenAI’s technology, The Information reports.
- AI developers often use OpenAI’s language model to form AI tools tailored to their organization’s specific needs.
- With an AI-specific app store, developers could begin offering their individual models to others who may find them useful, saving other companies time and money in development, Reuters reports.
Why it’s news
OpenAI’s technology gives developers a starting point for creating AI models that can perform specific tasks, such as monitoring for financial fraud or making market predictions. While OpenAI’s technology makes these AI models possible, developing them takes time and resources. An app store filled with these specially curated AI models could benefit businesses.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman reportedly discussed plans for an app store with developers during a London meeting, according to The Information.
An app store run by OpenAI would compete with some of its customers and tech partners, such as Salesforce and Microsoft. It would also expose OpenAI to a larger customer base, Reuters reports.
Already two of OpenAI’s customers, Aquant and Khan Academy, have reportedly expressed interest in offering their AI models in the new marketplace, The Information reports.
Hundreds of businesses have already incorporated ChatGPT or similar technology to increase efficiency. An OpenAI app store would give companies easier access to AI-powered technology that could increase productivity and incorporate automation into everyday business practices.