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BENGALURU (Reuters) – Microsoft (NASDAQ:) will assist the event of voice-based generative synthetic intelligence (AI) purposes by way of a partnership with Indian startup Sarvam AI, the Windows-maker stated on Thursday.
Sarvam AI is constructing genAI fashions concentrating on Indic languages and context, it stated in a press release, however didn’t instantly present monetary particulars of the partnership.
The startup – whose founders earlier developed AI fashions at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras-based analysis group AI4Bharat – has raised funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Peak XV Partners and Khosla Ventures.
Through the partnership, Sarvam will make its Indic voice LLMs accessible on Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure.