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Benin Multimodal AI Hackathon Summary

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Hackathon Overview

Our AI hackathon brought together a diverse group of participants, who collaborated to develop a variety of impressive projects based on:

2058

Participants

180

Teams

75

AI Applications

Winners and Finalists

  • We are in the process of selecting the finalist teams.
  • Your voice matters! Vote on your favorite projects in the section below.
  • Join us for the winner announcement stream, which will be streamed live on Twitch.

Speakers, Mentors, and Organizers

Basem Awad profile picture
onsite organizer

Basem Awad

Program Manager

Andrea Marazzi profile picture
onsite organizer

Andrea Marazzi

Chief Commercial Officer

    Gary NN profile picture
    online organizer

    Gary NN

      Dina Shall profile picture
      online organizer

      Dina Shall

      Community Manager

      Daniel Duccik profile picture
      online organizer

      Daniel Duccik

      Marketing&Visual

      Shebagi Mitra profile picture
      online mentor

      Shebagi Mitra

      Student

        Walaa Nasr Elghitany profile picture
        online mentor

        Walaa Nasr Elghitany

        Data scientist and doctor

        Muhammad Inaamullah profile picture
        online mentor

        Muhammad Inaamullah

        Machine Learning Engineer

        Dimitrije Pesic profile picture
        online mentor

        Dimitrije Pesic

        Student

        Akinolu LOKO profile picture
        onsite organizer

        Akinolu LOKO

          Arnauld Adjovi profile picture
          hybrid mentor

          Arnauld Adjovi

            Emmanuel Iriarte profile picture
            onsite mentor

            Emmanuel Iriarte

            RnD AI Lead

            Fabian Stehle profile picture
            onsite mentor

            Fabian Stehle

            Dev at NN

            Fabroni Bill YOCLOUNON profile picture
            onsite mentor

            Fabroni Bill YOCLOUNON

              Bonaventure F P Dossou profile picture
              online mentor

              Bonaventure F P Dossou

                Arcadius TCHOKPODO profile picture
                onsite mentor

                Arcadius TCHOKPODO

                  Donatien Cocou AgbotoĂŻbĂš  profile picture
                  onsite judge

                  Donatien Cocou AgbotoĂŻbĂš

                    Jessica Maureen GABA profile picture
                    onsite judge

                    Jessica Maureen GABA

                      Abdou AMBARKA profile picture
                      onsite organizer

                      Abdou AMBARKA

                        Aristide Adjinacou profile picture
                        onsite organizer

                        Aristide Adjinacou

                          Fréjus Laleye profile picture
                          online mentor

                          Fréjus Laleye

                            Theodoros Ampas profile picture
                            online mentor

                            Theodoros Ampas

                            Technical Mentor

                            Donald Nwokoro profile picture
                            online mentor

                            Donald Nwokoro

                            Backend Developer

                            Mahuna AKPLOGAN profile picture
                            onsite organizer

                            Mahuna AKPLOGAN

                              Gilles Hacheme profile picture
                              onsite mentor

                              Gilles Hacheme

                              Research Scientist

                              Kevin Degila profile picture
                              onsite mentor

                              Kevin Degila

                                Ariel SACRAMENTO profile picture
                                onsite organizer

                                Ariel SACRAMENTO

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                                  Submitted Concepts, Prototypes and Pitches

                                  Submissions from the teams participating in the Benin Multimodal AI Hackathon event and making it to the end 👊

                                  Help to spread the word and share these amazing projects!

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                                  Textuary

                                  Textuary is an AI image generator. Input text descriptions of crops, farming practices, or equipment in your native language, and let advanced AI generate insightful visuals. Designed to bridge language barriers, share knowledge, and increase productivity

                                  Team textuary

                                  Custom GPTsStable Diffusion

                                  Generate-subtitle

                                  This project generates a local language subtitle file from a video.

                                  YesWeCan

                                  OpenAIWhisper
                                  Vercel
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                                  Gishta Promotions

                                  Capture and promote local festivals using AI. Upload text or audio to generate detailed posters

                                  Dreamverse Frogs

                                  OpenGPTsGemini AIDALL·E Image Generation APIOpenAI
                                  Vercel
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                                  Pixelam

                                  Introducing our groundbreaking eco-tourism solution powered by AI and linguistic diversity. We enhance heritage sites with AI-generated visuals in local languages, captivating visitors and promoting sustainable tourism.

                                  Pixel

                                  Custom GPTs

                                  Africa story

                                  Africa Story is a tool designed to generate visual narratives tailored for children. Its aim is to foster an appreciation for African culture among the youngest members of our society, who will in turn become ambassadors of our heritage and traditions.

                                  RedTeam

                                  Custom GPTsSDXL TurboGemini AILangChainStable Diffusion
                                  Streamlit
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                                  TouristVista Text-to-Image Travel Experienc

                                  Transform text descriptions of tourist destinations into captivating images with TouristVista. Explore the world visually through AI-generated representations of your dream destinations.

                                  Jorda

                                  Gemini AI
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Patrick the Yoruba Teacher

                                  Conversational bot aimed at teaching the Yoruba language

                                  otterbro

                                  Gemini AI
                                  Streamlit
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                                  ÀáčąĂ€ - Heritage Through Art

                                  ÀáčąĂ€ aims to preserve and promote local languages(Yoruba) through image generation & interactivity. An app bridging cultures, preserving heritage, and fostering communication.

                                  Asa

                                  OpenAIGPT-4 VisionCohereWhisperDALL-E-2GPT-4
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Scrypt Sync

                                  Introducing **Scrypt Sync** – a tool that translates video content in real-time. Upload a video in any language, and Scrypt Sync generates and displays accurate subtitles in another language, offering seamless and immersive viewing.

                                  Script Sync

                                  Whisper

                                  Harmony

                                  This project is a Python script that downloads a YouTube video (or uses a local video file), transcribes it, translates the transcript into a target language, and generates a video with dual subtitles (original and translated).

                                  ImmersiveCulturalExplorer

                                  GPT-3.5ChatGPTWhisperCohereGemini AI
                                  Streamlit
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                                  VOCALYTICS- Intelligence Speech Transformation

                                  VOCALYTICS is the cutting-edge technologies with solutions of Intelligence Audio and Speech Transformation, Speech synthesis, voice conversion, audio processing, transcription and voice biometrics.

                                  Sanjoy Kumar

                                  CohereOpenAILlama 3QdrantWhisperLangChainTwelve LabsSeamlessM4TElevenLabs

                                  Sustainability and Cultural Heritage with AI

                                  Seamlessly translate and subtitle videos from international languages to local Benin languages like Yoruba, Fon, and Dendi. Also features AI-driven image generation and video dubbing for full localization.

                                  Tech Titans

                                  Gemini AIOpenAIGPT-4 VisionChatGPTCustom GPTs

                                  ALƆ GƆ

                                  ALƆ GƆ est une plateforme d’IA qui permet aux personnes peu instruites, d’ĂȘtre autonome devant les services de nos institutions. Elle se base sur un ensemble d’API qui favorise la transcription et la dĂ©tection des langues locales FON, YORUBA & DENDI.

                                  Alo Go

                                  Llama 3ChatGPT
                                  Vercel
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                                  Semana

                                  Our app utilizes Sema API for seamless video and audio subtitles in 200+ languages. Sema API is based on our custom translator model cable of translation across 200 languages

                                  sema

                                  Whisper
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Lolacap

                                  Lolacap is an AI-powered local language video captioner that breaks language barriers and enriches video content by adding subtitles in local languages (fon/yoruba) to them.

                                  Genesis

                                  Whisper

                                  GBETCHE

                                  - Sous-titres en Fon de vidéos qui sont à la base en français ou en anglais - Génération d'image à partir de texte écrit en fon - Traduction d'audios Fr - Fon / Fon - Fr / En - Fon / Fon -En

                                  GBETCHE

                                  OpenAIWhisperStable Dreamfusion

                                  Tunmi

                                  Préservez et promouvez les contes locaux à travers une application générant des illustrations et des vidéos à partir de textes, favorisant ainsi le patrimoine culturel et le tourisme.

                                  paparapapa

                                  Gemini AIVercelStable DiffusionStable Video
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Biology Buddy

                                  Introducing our innovative Biology Tutor App, enhanced with cutting-edge AI technology powered by Cohere aya model. This app can be used by sinhala/ Tamil students to learn Biology in their language.

                                  Tech titens

                                  CohereOpenAIWeaviateStable Diffusion

                                  LEXICA

                                  Notre application vise à rendre l'apprentissage des langues plus intuitif et accessible. Grùce à cette approche, les utilisateurs pourront mieux assimiler et comprendre le texte, favorisant ainsi une expérience d'apprentissage plus immersive et efficace.

                                  Horus

                                  Assistants APIStable Diffusion
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Soro Benin

                                  SDXL does not work very well for Benin language. We have developed a solution to improve it for Yoruba App answers any question in Yoruba about Agriculture, tourism, government, weather, anything (also in other languages)

                                  TranslationAugmentedGeneration

                                  SDXL TurboGPT-3.5

                                  AgriTube BENIN

                                  AI for video & voice translation, farmer training.

                                  OlympusAI

                                  Llama 3

                                  MONDJEMIN

                                  Extraires des informations sur des savoirs faire locaux Ă  partir d audio en langus locales et illustrer chaque Ă©tape de ces processus grace a des images

                                  Anansi

                                  Stable DiffusionMistral AI
                                  Streamlit
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                                  AFE AI

                                  AFE AI, a generative AI serving tourism and local languages promotion in Benin.

                                  Unfold

                                  ChatGPTDALL·E Image Generation API
                                  Vercel
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                                  Image Generation in Benin Culture -BaymaxAI

                                  Digital image generation inspired by Benin's art and culture, featuring traditional patterns, vibrant colors, and meaningful symbols.

                                  Baymax AI

                                  Stable Diffusion

                                  AIMinds-subtitle-app

                                  AiMinds is a revolutionary application designed to facilitate communication between the local and Western languages of Benin by breaking down linguistic barriers through language detection and audio/textual translation.

                                  IAMinds

                                  OpenGPTsOpenAIGPT-4 Vision

                                  Video AI

                                  An AI that transcribes any video from any source, generates a subtitle in multiple languages (Yoruba, Fula, Fon, English and French) creates summary of the video in those languages also, and has a chatbot integration.

                                  Soft AI

                                  Llama 3

                                  Yoruba Image Synthesis - Multi-Modal Fusion

                                  Explore the fusion of Yoruba language prompts and image generation, empowering native expression in a groundbreaking multi-modal experience.

                                  HackAttack

                                  Stable Diffusion

                                  Noulimon

                                  Notre application est une calculatrice capable de réaliser des opérations en langues locales.

                                  TAKA TEAM

                                  WhisperOpenAI

                                  Zang Beto

                                  Zhang Beto is the first-ever native application supporting speech-to-text and text-to-speech functionalities exclusively in Fan, Zhang Beto is set to transform how locals and tourists interact and explore the rich cultural heritage of Benin.

                                  Team Tonic

                                  Assistants APICustom GPTsGemini AIOpenAILlamaIndexGPT-4 Vision

                                  PLANTID

                                  PlantID Bénin est une application mobile innovante qui utilise la vision par ordinateur et l'IA pour identifier les plantes médicinales indigÚnes du Bénin. PlantID autonomise les communautés, préserve le patrimoine botanique et stimule la recherche.

                                  AfriTech Innovs

                                  WhisperMistral AIStable Dreamfusion

                                  Transcribe Pro-Audio Transcription with AI

                                  Transcribe Pro: AI-powered audio transcription tool for fast, accurate & cost-effective transcriptions. Supports 74 languages, scalable & user-friendly. Revolutionizing transcription for businesses, organizations & individuals

                                  Neural Nomads

                                  Whisper

                                  Adejoke - Keeper of Tales

                                  AdĂ©jọkáșč́, Keeper of Tales is a software platform dedicated to preserving and rejuvenating Yoruba folklore through interactive storytelling, aiming to safeguard cultural heritage by fusing traditional Yoruba tales into personalized, modern narratives.

                                  Adejokee Keeper of Tales

                                  Custom GPTs
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Ben Interactive Video

                                  Ben Interactive Video allows you interact with videos in your preferred language, with Subtitles, Dubs and ask questions about the Video. It also saves time so you don’t have to watch the entire video.

                                  AI Powerhouse

                                  VectaraOpenAIWhisper
                                  Vercel
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                                  DĂŽkun

                                  Une plateforme mobile qui se veut ĂȘtre la vitrine du BĂ©nin en termes de culture et de tourisme.

                                  Imole

                                  OpenAIElevenLabsWhisper
                                  Vercel
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                                  GBECHEMIN

                                  Traduction et doublage du français/anglais en langue local

                                  Zenith

                                  Custom GPTsWhisperGPT-3.5OpenGPTsOpenAI

                                  AfriCanTalk

                                  Our application is used to translate the sign languages in Yoruba (text/audio) but also text in

                                  NOVA

                                  YOLOv8

                                  Cultural Chord

                                  Cultural Chord makes global music accessible by providing AI-generated subtitles and explanations of cultural references, helping listeners understand both the lyrics and the cultural context.

                                  GenAIDevz

                                  Gemini AIOpenAIStable DiffusionLangChain

                                  AfroT with Q and A video query

                                  A web-based solution for farmers to drag and drop any video tutorial and get it translated into Fon or Yoruba languages so that they can share and get knowledge on the internet and support Farmers better. it also has Q&A for video with an LLM

                                  AfroFM

                                  MetaGPT

                                  Itumo

                                  Itumo est une application qui permet aux citoyens béninois d'accéder à du contenu audiovisuel dans leurs langues locales. Grùce aux sous-titres en fon et au doublage en yoruba. Itumo préserve et célÚbre la diversité linguistique et culturelle du Bénin

                                  BBUBLE

                                  LangChainOpenAI

                                  alɔ Do mɛ tɔ Assistant Vocal Multifonctionnel

                                  alɔ Do mɛ tɔ est une application mobile rĂ©volutionnaire intĂ©grant la reconnaissance vocale pour contrĂŽler le tĂ©lĂ©phone, traduire du texte Ă©crit ou sur image français/anglais vers l'audio en langue locale et effectuer des recherches internet en audio.

                                  AIDA

                                  Assistants APIGemini AIWhisper

                                  GBEMITON

                                  Our platform offers a solution to preserve local languages ​​such as Yoruba and Fon. Subtitling technology in the Yoruba language makes it possible to develop the agricultural sector with a conversational chatbot speaking Fon,

                                  IMA

                                  GPT-3.5OpenAI

                                  ArtI BĂ©nin

                                  ArtiBĂ©nin : Inspiration visuelle et outils de communication pour les artisans, favorisant les Ă©changes avec les touristes.

                                  OpenAfrikDev

                                  Assistants APIOpenAIGPT-3.5

                                  Multilingual app for video voice image translation

                                  Our mobile app provides translations from local languages to french. Easily translate voice, subtitles, and videos into multiple languages in few clics.

                                  NIX AI

                                  CohereGemini AICohere Embed
                                  Streamlit
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                                  ALOKAN

                                  ALOKAN est un assistant numérique dédié aux personnes analphabÚtes qui parlent fon.

                                  AIGeeks

                                  ChatGPT

                                  So Funmi

                                  Une plateforme web interactive dédiée à la préservation et à la promotion des contes et panégyriques en langues Fon et Yoruba, intégrant des transcriptions automatiques et des illustrations générées.

                                  NeuroTech

                                  Gemini AILangChainStable Diffusion

                                  Orile

                                  Orile, application pour découvrir le Bénin! Découvrez des monuments, et l'histoire grùce à l'IA, obtenez des parcours personnalisés, apprenez et traduisez des audios pour communiquer avec les autochtones. Explorez le Bénin comme jamais!

                                  GMM DevAI

                                  GPT-4 Vision

                                  Edeeji

                                  Our project offers: -A calendar of market animation dates and -A directory of major cultural events

                                  NerdX

                                  Assistants APILangChain
                                  Vercel
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                                  Iyoro Discover the old and present Benin

                                  Iyoro, une initiative pour un tourisme immersif au Bénin. L' Intelligence artificielle et la réalité augmentée pour briser les barriÚres linguistiques, en explorant l'histoire et le patrimoine culturel béninois pour un tourisme durable et inclusif.

                                  LinguaTech

                                  VercelAssistants API

                                  SMART VIDEO TRANSCRIBER

                                  Une application web utilisant l'IA permettant le doublage et le sous-titrage de vidéos dans diverses langues, y compris le Fon et le Yoruba.

                                  SCGM

                                  OpenAIMongoDB

                                  Segun AI

                                  Segun est un guide touristique virtuel basĂ©e sur l’IA. GrĂące Ă  cette technologie, nous offrons une assistance en temps rĂ©el, des recommandations personnalisĂ©es et un apprentissage linguistique aux touristes

                                  RJF

                                  OpenAI

                                  Multi-Lingual Exam Simulator

                                  Building a multilingual exam simulator with tools that automatically extract content from YouTube for the simulator's RAG system.

                                  Crush

                                  Custom GPTsgpt4all
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Visage du Benin NĂčɖĂșɖĂș

                                  NĂčɖĂșɖĂș is a chatbot built for anyone interested in exploring and enjoying the rich culinary heritage of Benin. It offers speech to image as well as text to image generation about the local food of Benin (Atassi, Amiwo)

                                  DrAgons

                                  Gemini AIStable DiffusionAssistants APISDXL Turbo
                                  Vercel
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                                  Gbece

                                  Nous avons choisi de mettre en place un modÚle de traduction du francais vers le fon et de développer une application web sur laquelle le modÚle a été déployée.

                                  carick

                                  Assistants API
                                  Vercel
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                                  itumo - Yoruba Subtitle App

                                  itumo subtitles videos in Yoruba, enhancing cultural accessibility and representation.

                                  Soloist

                                  Gemini AIChatGPT

                                  CamLive

                                  Cam Live makes it easy to navigate between videos from different sources, while integrating AI to detect and translate languages simultaneously and stream them online. It's software for masses, interviews, long speeches, online meetings and much more...

                                  issoft

                                  Whisper

                                  Multilingual video Dubbing

                                  Our project provides multilingual video dubbing with emotional nuances, synchronized subtitles, lip-sync technology, and video supers. It also generates concise text and video summaries, ensuring accessible and engaging content for a global audience.

                                  CodeMaestroes

                                  WhisperElevenLabsEasyOCRReinforcement Learning
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Benin360

                                  Explore Benin tourist sites with a multilingual virtual tour guide, and introductory tour videos, adapted to your foreign language.

                                  neural nexus

                                  OpenAIWhisperGPT-4 VisionPineconeLangChain
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Touristy

                                  Touristy uses AI to break down language barriers, offering video translation, audio-to-image generation, and text-to-image conversion. With seamless guidance, it enhances travel experiences worldwide.

                                  InfoMatrix

                                  Stable DiffusionAssistants APISDXL TurboGenerative Agents

                                  Spirit AGI

                                  A cross-platform application for creating AI agents and AGI, by coding using nodes.

                                  Anthroid AI

                                  CohereTogether AIStable DiffusionGemini AI
                                  Vercel
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                                  MINIDƆXO

                                  MINIDƆXO est un traducteur de langue conçu pour faciliter la communication entre deux personnes parlant soit fon, soit yoruba, soit français ou anglais

                                  ANONNOUGBE

                                  ChatGPT
                                  Streamlit
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                                  BeninHeritageHub

                                  An AI-powered platform that celebrates Benin's cultural heritage by generating stunning images from text descriptions, translating subtitles into local languages, and sharing captivating stories to preserve and promote our rich traditions.

                                  BeninHeritageHub

                                  DALL·E Image Generation APIGPT-4 VisionElevenLabs
                                  Streamlit
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                                  Ilewa

                                  Ilewa AI transcribes audio in Yoruba or Fon using the finetuned MMS model, translates the text to French/English via GPT-4 and NLLB-200, and generates images with stable diffusion models, providing a rich and accurate cultural experience for tourists.

                                  IlewaAI

                                  Stable DiffusionOpenAI

                                  Afri AI

                                  Notre application pour le hackathon est une plateforme multimodale innovante et inclusive conçue pour briser les barriÚres linguistiques et culturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest et dans le monde.

                                  Afri Team

                                  Mistral AILlama 3Stable Diffusion
                                  Vercel
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                                  Gléssi-Tché

                                  GLESSI-TCHE est une solution d'assistant vocal intelligent conçu pour répondre aux besoins spécifiques des agriculteurs béninois. GLESSI-TCHE s'adapte aux réalités locales et nos langues béninoises, en se focalisant sur les défis agricoles du pays.

                                  Ishe

                                  Assistants APICohere Classify
                                  Vercel
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                                  FongBot - BENIN FONGBE COMPANION

                                  FongBot will help you preparing your next travel to Benin, showing you how to say things, translating from English, and generating images from Fon expressions.

                                  KIBERNUM USA

                                  GPT-4 VisionDALL·E Image Generation APIWhisperVercel

                                  Adjrou

                                  Adjrou is a multilingual platform that revitalizes and shares global fables to promote cultural diversity, agricultural education, and inclusivity through oral and visual storytelling powered by AI !

                                  Sylvere Bamenou

                                  OpenAI

                                  FutureFarms Collective

                                  Convert audio to text for sustainable farming insights.

                                  FutureFarms Collective

                                  GPT-3.5

                                  Dɔkunɔ bot multimodal pour le toursime

                                  Une plateforme intégrant un bot multimodal basé sur des agents d'intelligence artificielle pour fournir des informations utiles et actualisés sur les sites touristiques du Bénin et comprenant aussi bien à l'écrit qu'à l'oral.

                                  DaVinci

                                  LangChainGenerative AgentsGPT-3.5
                                  Vercel
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                                  BeninGbe2Image

                                  Generating culturally relevant images from local languages such as Fon and Yoruba, to improve cultural accessibility and preservation of Benin's languages.

                                  DreamTeam

                                  Vercel

                                  Feedbag Agrihub

                                  Feedbag Agrihub is a blockchain-powered marketplace that utilizes IOT, A.I and ML to connect and reward farmers, aggregators and consumers.

                                  Feedbag Agrihub

                                  MongoDB

                                  Thrall

                                  Viable Trends* per day on day occurrence across a few sectors.

                                  Cr8

                                  Reinforcement LearningRedis

                                  Video Translator

                                  I build an Django app that can generate and add automaticaly subtitles to video and generate image from Yoruba and Fon

                                  Video Translator

                                  GPT-4 Vision
                                  Streamlit
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                                  ANGO AI

                                  The Text-to-Image Generation project utilizing Hugging Face showcases the fusion of advanced natural language processing and computer vision technologies.

                                  ANGO TECH

                                  LangChainOpenGPTs

                                  Rapprocher les cultures grĂące aux sous-titres

                                  Permettre l'accÚs aux films internationaux et aux vidéos éducatives dans les langues locales pour des publics divers au Bénin grùce à des solutions de sous-titrage innovantes.

                                  Capitain IA

                                  Assistants API

                                  PolyGlotBĂ©nin

                                  PolyGlotBenin is an application that allows videos to be dubbed into local languages, thus providing wider access to multilingual content.

                                  Helios

                                  ElevenLabs