Synthetic intelligence is taking the world by storm. Whereas some are involved about the specter of ‘existential threat’ posed by the expertise, others are extra optimistic.
It will seem that Swiss cola maker Vivi Kola falls into the second camp. The established participant, based in Switzerland in 1938, has turned to synthetic intelligence to design its newest providing: Vivi Nova.
The thought to make use of AI within the growth of a beverage got here round after taking part in with OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT, a pure language processing software that creates ‘humanlike’ conversational dialogue.
‘Gripped by AI fever’, the Vivi Kola workforce discovered that by leveraging AI instruments, it was capable of develop a low-sugar, vegan soda product with well being advantages inside simply two days.
First steps concerned asking ChatGPT to develop a vegan recipe utilizing elements with identified well being advantages. The response included water, lime juice, haskap berry juice, ginger juice, chicory root powder, and cane sugar. The workforce was ‘amazed’. In accordance with ChatGPT, the drink can be filled with antioxidants, strengthen the immune system, promote a wholesome intestine, and stimulate digestion.
The Vivi Kola workforce procured the elements, mixed them, and performed first style exams. Preliminary outcomes had been optimistic, they recalled.
To provide you with a reputation for the brand new beverage, the workforce once more turned to AI. To align with the opposite model’s in Vivi Kola’s portfolio, the corporate needed a four-letter phrase. ChatGPT’s response? Vivi Nova.
Lastly, for the label, Vivi Kola requested generative AI bot Midjourney and 3D creation software Unreal Engine for his or her tackle the visuals. From what the workforce described was a ‘slightly boring’ picture of the haskap berry, the AI instruments developed an in depth, ‘futuristic’ illustration which is getting used for Vivi Nova’s label.
The workforce was ‘impressed’ by the power of AI to recognise present developments and generate artistic content material, commented Vivi Kola managing director Camilo Antezana. “Though synthetic intelligence is an thrilling support, [the processed] confirmed that it can not substitute individuals in the meanwhile.”
Vivi Nova is being stocked by Swiss retail main Migros and Vivi Kola hopes to inventory the soda in its sister firm ViCAFE from this month.