Written by

Brad Dwyer

Brad Dwyer

Roboflow cofounder and CTO. Building the computer vision infrastructure for developers. Previously founded Hatchlings and created Product Hunt's AR App of the Year.

OpenAI's CLIP is the most important advancement in computer vision this year

CLIP is a gigantic leap forward, bringing many of the recent developments from the realm of natural language processing into the mainstream of computer vision: unsupervised learning, transformers, and multimodality

Our New REST API

Today we're excited to announce the launch of our new REST API, a way for your code to interface with the information stored in your Roboflow workspace. Read the full

Roboflow Changelog: September 2021

Welcome to another installment of the Roboflow Changelog where we summarize the improvements to Roboflow's product suite over the preceding month. You can find the last changelog (for August 2021)

Live Coding: Blackjack Basic Strategy

Follow along as I use a playing cards object detection model from Roboflow Universe to build a computer-vision powered Blackjack basic strategy web-app. In just two hours, we go from

ImageNet contains naturally occurring NeuralHash collisions

NeuralHash is the perceptual hashing model that back's Apple's new CSAM (child sexual abuse material) reporting mechanism. It's an algorithm that takes an image as input and returns a 96-bit

Mitigating the Collision of Apple's CSAM NeuralHash

This morning, Hacker News was ablaze with several stories about vulnerabilities in Apple's CSAM NeuralHash algorithm. Researchers had found a way to convert the NeuralHash model to ONNX format and

Roboflow Universe: the Computer Vision Community

We’re excited to introduce Roboflow Universe, the new hub for computer vision datasets and pre-trained models.

Roboflow Changelog: August 2021

Each month we share a recap of our monthly updates and releases in the Roboflow Changelog. The previous Changelog is available here. In July, the product team's major emphasis was

Experimenting with CLIP+VQGAN to Create AI Generated Art

Earlier this year, OpenAI announced a powerful art-creation model called DALL-E. Their model hasn't yet been released but it has captured the imagination of a generation of hackers, artists, and

Announcing On-Prem and Offline Mode for Roboflow Deploy

With Roboflow, you can train a custom computer vision model in one click and get an infinitely scalable API to receive predictions and you can also deploy directly to devices

Roboflow Changelog: July 2021

Welcome to this month's installment of the Roboflow Changelog highlighting all the updates we've pushed in the past month. The update for last month can be found here. In June

Announcing Classification Support for Roboflow Annotate

When it launched in early 2020, Roboflow was primarily a tool for converting object detection datasets. As the months have gone on we have expanded its capabilities to include collaboration,

Roboflow Changelog: June 2021

Each month, we publish a list of recent features and additions to the Roboflow suite of products. The previous month's update is here. In May there has been a bevy

Roboflow Competitors and Alternatives

We think it's important for users to make a fully informed decision, so we're committed to maintaining a comparison between our software and our competitors' so you can make the

Roboflow Changelog: May 2021

The changelog is our compendium of monthly updates. If you want to take a walk down memory lane, you can being your trip back in time with last month's edition.

Getting Started with Roboflow

Roboflow eliminates boilerplate code when building object detection models. Get started with an example.

Using videos as training data

Oftentimes, the visual data you'll want to analyze will come in the form of video. It may be security camera footage, YouTube videos, or webcam recordings. We know how to

Computer Vision is Shaking Up Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Computer vision is changing the landscape of retail storefronts. While it’s most often experienced in places like self-checkout lines, innovative retailers have realized the potential that computer vision can

Roboflow's new User Interface

When you log into your Roboflow account you'll notice a fresh look, but the features you know and love are all still just a click away. We've reorganized the app

Top 5 Ways Computer Vision Can Improve Online Shopping and Boost Revenue

Few things are as natural a fit as ecommerce and computer vision. With the bulk of online retail experiences being built on quality image data uploaded by both storefronts and

How important is subject similarity for transfer learning?

Using transfer learning to initialize your computer vision model from pre-trained weights rather than starting from scratch (initializing randomly) has been shown to increase performance and decrease training time. It

Top 5 Ways Manufacturers Are Already Using Computer Vision

Computer vision has become essential to building strong and stable manufacturing processes for operations of all sizes, and manufacturers across every industry are using the technology to boost the productivity

Roboflow Changelog: April 2021

Each month we bring you the high level bullet-points of improvements and additions to Roboflow. If you missed it, last month's changelog is here. In March we were focused on

Using Your Webcam with Roboflow Models

Computer vision models are normally trained to give you predictions on a single image at a time. The input to these models are often individual photos or frames from recorded

Zero-Shot Content Moderation with OpenAI's New CLIP Model

When creating a platform on which people can create and share content, there’s often a question of content moderation. Content moderation can mean a whole host of different things,