Ominous Industries

  • Testing MetaVoice 1B - Local TTS & Voice Cloning

    Testing MetaVoice 1B - Local TTS & Voice Cloning

    I was recently reading the very interesting Localllama subreddit and came across a thread asking about offline TTS solutions. I have had some experience with a few different offline TTS solutions, such as Piper, but one of the responses to...

  • GPT-4o & Gemini 1.5 Pro Finish Each Other’s Sentences

    GPT-4o & Gemini 1.5 Pro Finish Each Other’s Sentences

    I wanted to make another Bob the Sentient Washing Machine to engage in some tomfoolery by having two of them speak to each other. I have had a lot of fun making my R1 Robots speak to each other using...

  • Apple Silicon Speed Test: LocalLLM on M1 vs. M2 vs. M2 Pro vs. M3

    Apple Silicon Speed Test: LocalLLM on M1 vs. M2 vs. M2 Pro vs. M3

    I wanted to test the speed of some different Apple Silicon-equipped machines. As many of my interests these days revolve around using Local LLM setups, I figured the best way to test these machines would be to run a local...

  • Testing GPT4o with Video Input

    Testing GPT4o with Video Input

    Following my recent exploration of the advanced vision capabilities of the most powerful AI models, I'm excited to delve deeper by incorporating actual video input into GPT-4. However, the model cannot directly process video streams. To work around this limitation,...

  • Comparing the vision capabilities of GPT4o and Gemini 1.5 Pro

    Comparing the vision capabilities of GPT4o and Gemini 1.5 Pro

    With the recent competition between Gemini and ChatGPT gathering a lot of attention in AI circles, I decided that I was doing myself a disservice by not testing Gemini and giving it a fair shot. While I mainly use OpenAI...

  • Testing the vision capabilities of GPT4o

    Testing the vision capabilities of GPT4o

    After receiving the email notification that I could now access the GPT-4o API, I was eager to see how well the vision capabilities held up to what was displayed in the demonstration. Naturally, we always expect product demonstrations to show...