What is Microsoft Copilot?

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Microsoft Copilot is an innovative AI (Artificial Intelligence)-driven tool that harnesses the power of machine learning and natural language processing. Its purpose is to enhance productivity, inspire creativity, and elevate collaboration within the Microsoft ecosystem. Beyond mere assistance, Copilot offers intelligent suggestions, valuable insights, and it automates repetitive tasks. Copilot can save time for educators, staff, and higher education students to focus on what matters most. Copilot uses the latest AI models like GPT-4 and DALL-E 3, and answers are based on today’s information with sources for where the content is coming from. ​

What are the different versions of Microsoft Copilot?

Copilot on the Web: Your web browser is supercharged with AI
  • Purpose: Formerly known as Bing Chat, Copilot transforms your browsing experience by suggesting relevant content, streamlining research, and improving productivity. While Copilot is native to the Microsoft Edge browser, it can be accessed in a variety of other browsers through the actual website (copilot.microsoft.com) or browser extensions, no matter your operating system. Instructions on how to access.
  • Features: Context-aware web browsing, content recommendations and streamlined workflows.
  • Availability: Currently available for FAU faculty, staff, and students.
Copilot Mobile App: Get things done, anywhere 
  • Purpose: Copilot can be accessed on mobile devices so, wherever you go, you can get access to AI-powered chat for the web to help you be more productive and creative. 
  • Features: Creativity on the go. One click designs and ideas. 
  • AvailabilityCopilot mobile application is available for iOS and Android for FAU faculty, staff, and students.
Copilot for Windows: Unlock the potential of AI on your desktop
  • Purpose: Windows Copilot optimizes your desktop experience by assisting with tasks, organizing files, and providing personalized insights.
  • Features: File organization, task automation and personalized desktop recommendations.
  • Availability: The protected version is available on work-issued devices managed by IT. 
Copilot for M365: Seamless integration of AI within the O365 suite of applications
  • Purpose: Microsoft 365 Copilot is designed to enhance productivity by providing AI-powered assistance within various Microsoft apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and more. It streamlines workflows, automates repetitive tasks, and assists users in creating high-quality content.
  • Features: Code suggestions, writing assistance, content generation and language support
  • Availability: **Licenses for an additional fee. Currently in a pilot phase for a pre-selected group of FAU faculty and staff.
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