Shutterstock is a leader in streamlining the creative process for everyone by developing responsibly made AI tools for designers and marketers.
Through its contributor fund, Shutterstock will compensate artists for their contributions to the development of this new AI technology.
NEW YORK, November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Building on our commitment to empowering our users with great content and innovative tools to create their best work, Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) today announced a long-term partnership with LG to develop AI-powered technology. AI research. By combining Shutterstock’s metadata and world-class content with LG AI Research’s R&D capabilities, companies will bring EXAONE Atelier, a creative AI toolkit, to LG’s AI image generation model., and AI-based image captioning to the global market. This is Shutterstock’s latest initiative to provide partners, customers and contributors with ethical AI technology at every stage of the creative workflow, as it continues to work with industry leaders to responsibly shape the future of generative AI.
“LG AI Research is working closely with Shutterstock as the most reliable and strategic partner to develop EXAONE, a super-giant artificial intelligence capable of creating creative illustrations and descriptions based on a unique multi-model architecture and a huge amount of images and text.” said Dr. Kyung-gun BaeHead of LG AI Research. “LG AI Research has partnered with Shutterstock to create EXAONE’s successful business cases and explore brand new opportunities based on EXAONE Atelier, which aims to inspire designers and creators with AI. We are ready to work with all businesses. Artificial Intelligence to draw inspiration from the mind and make the human-made world more creative.”
“Since its inception nearly 20 years ago, Shutterstock has been dedicated to empowering creativity and providing our users with the ingredients to create the perfect artistic experience,” he said. Paul HennessyCEO of Shutterstock. “Our collaboration with LG AI Research continues to deliver on this goal by bringing AI tools to our customers that automate the non-creative part of the process through AI image interpretation and instantly turn visions into reality through AI models. Whether you’re a CMO or a CMO, Freelance Creative Director and the AI-powered tools we’re building remove key bottlenecks in the creative process and open up more space for creativity to flow.”
Expanding our AI footprint
Shutterstock has chosen to partner with LG AI Research, a global pioneer in generative research that is equally invested in taking an ethical approach to creating artificial intelligence technology. LG AI Research’s sophisticated artificial intelligence model, which will be integrated into Shutterstock’s platform, is trained on millions of Shutterstock’s high-resolution images and metadata to turn text-based notifications into images. Contributors used to train the model will be compensated through Shutterstock’s Contributor Fund, and will be compensated when new creator content using their IP is created and licensed to clients.
AI Drawing Caption: A Game Changer for Creative Workflows
LG AI Research’s EXAONE technology can also convert images into high-quality descriptions and keywords to describe and tag content, helping customers find assets faster. This artificial intelligence annotation integration will allow users to automatically add tags and descriptions to the content they upload and store with Shutterstock, keeping it organized and making it easier for users to find the assets they need when they need them.
Collaborative Approach to Industrial Education
according to a Research by Shutterstock, two-thirds of customers and contributors are interested in learning about AI-generated content from the company. To meet this growing interest and share best practices and lessons learned with the industry, Shutterstock and LG AI Research will participate in industry presentations such as the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Vancouver in June 2023Co-organize an event to lead a global discussion on the development of new and ethical AI models.
Customers and contributors can expect to see such features integrated into Shutterstock’s platform in 2023.
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ABOUT LG AI RESEARCH
Entered December 2020 As a subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate LG Group, LG AI Research aims to create an optimal research environment and lead the next era of artificial intelligence (AI) to create a promising future using the latest artificial intelligence technology.
LG AI Research has been making continuous efforts to develop EXAONE, a super giant artificial intelligence. EXAONE stands for Expert Artificial Intelligence for Everyone with LG’s various features. EXAONE differs from previous models in that it is a model with a variety of super-giant artificial intelligence capable of processing both language and visual data. Using the world’s largest training dataset, this massive data learning enabled the easy generation of bidirectional images and text.
Please visit for more information www.lgesearch.ai.
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