Google's new AI model is lighter, more efficient and even more intelligent

Gemini 1.5 Flash
(Image credit: Google)

Google held its annual developer conference, Google I/O, on Tuesday, and guess what? There was more generative AI news. The company unveiled Gemini 1.5 Flash, which it says is its lightest and most efficient artificial intelligence model yet.

Google has so many AI projects (including one of the best AI image generators) that it's hard to keep track of them all and what they will do, but Gemini 1.5 Flash is essentially a leaner, more efficient version of Gemini 1.5 Pro. Google Cloud users can integrate it into their own apps, and it can rapidly summarise conversations, caption images and videos and extract data from large documents and tables.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.