#031: Leonardo Realtime Canvas (Brush-To-Image Tool)

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the Architecture Insights newsletter. Artificial intelligence for architects, landscape architects, and designers.

This week’s AI developments included the GPT-4 Turbo release for all premium users, a $700 AI pin, Adobe’s new AI assistant, and a brush-to-image tool by Leonardo AI.

This Week In AI

GPT-4 Turbo

The best GPT model is now the standard version for those with a Plus subscription. The free version still runs on GPT 3.5-turbo.

Humane AI Pins

The AI Pin is the latest innovation in the world of AI. It is a small pin, roughly the size of an AirPods case, designed to be one of the first practical tools that can save you time away from your phone. However, many of the online reviews suggest that it's not quite there yet. A simple Google search will give you your answer.

Google Search Humane AI Pin

Some of the pin’s features include:

  • Make calls and texts

  • Attach to your body and project a display on your hands

  • Take photos and videos

  • Stream music

  • Map features

Read a more in-depth review here.

Adobe AI Assistant

  • One-click summaries

  • Advanced content exploration using suggested questions 

  • Ask questions and receive answers with cited references 

  • Create content from documents for emails, presentations, and meeting notes.

  • Come up with ideas for blog posts, articles, and research topics.

Check the full preview here.


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Leonardo AI Realtime Canvas

The Leonardo AI Realtime Canvas tool lets you create and change designs instantly based on AI interpretations of your sketches. Architects and landscape architects can quickly turn their sketches into detailed images.

Here is how to access it:

Step 1: Sign up for a free account at Leonardo. (this is not a sponsor)

Step 2: Navigate to the Realtime Canvas tool.

Step 3: Use the brush tool and watch your image get generated right next to it.

Leonardo AI

A simple tool that may not offer the highest quality images compared to a Midjourney or DALL-E but it remains a fun and interesting AI feature.

Among realtime canvas, leonardo also has other unique features that can be used to improve AI generated concept design.

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