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Launch: Smart Polygon Labeling

Roboflow Annotate now offers automated polygon labeling for all users. With as few as one click, you can apply a polygon annotation to objects in your datasets. Polygon annotations are

Object Detection vs Image Classification vs. Keypoint Detection: What's the Difference?

Computer vision is a diverse field of artificial intelligence that aims to detect and identify the contents of an image or a video. One of the common questions that most

Supervised Learning and Unsupervised Learning Explained

In this blog post, we are going to introduce what supervised and unsupervised learning are and discuss their differences alongside their advantages and drawbacks. What is supervised learning and unsupervised

Measure Distance in Photos and Videos Using Computer Vision

Learning Outcomes 💫By the end of this blog post, you will be able to… Know what features make a rectangle or polygon for computer vision applicationsUnderstand how to calculate distance

How to Train YOLOv5 Instance Segmentation on a Custom Dataset

YOLOv5 is usually associated with object detection and is one of the most popular networks in the world for that task. Recently, image classification was added to YOLOv5, and it

Launch: Test Computer Vision Models Locally

Roboflow has extensive deployment options for getting your model into production. But, sometimes, you just want to get something simple running on your development machine. If  you don't want to

Using Computer Vision with Drones for Georeferencing

You can extract information about objects of interest from satellite and drone imagery using a computer vision model, but a machine learning model will only tell you where an object

Roboflow Changelog: July & August 2022

Each month, we share a recap of product and company updates. In this post, we detail Roboflow's updates from July and August 2022.

Roboflow now available in the AWS Marketplace

Roboflow’s end-to-end computer vision platform is transforming the way businesses use computer vision and now you can get Roboflow through the AWS Marketplace, making it easier to purchase for

How I use Computer Vision and Twilio to Guarantee Availability at Busy Public Tennis Courts

Some people don’t follow the rules at public tennis courts. Most city courts are first-come-first-serve, and you’re meant to limit play to a set amount of time if

Train Activity Recognition Models Using Spectrograms and Computer Vision

As Ph.D. students in the Active Robotics Sensing Lab (ARoS) at NC State under the supervision of Dr. Edgar Lobaton, we developed in conjunction with The Engineering Place at NC State a set of activities to walk high school students through the entire computer vision pipeline.

WTF COCO - The Weird Images that Underpin Modern Computer Vision Models

COCO is an industry standard dataset for benchmarking the performance of object detection models. The dataset was created by "gathering images of complex everyday scenes containing common objects in their

How to Train YOLOv5-Classification on a Custom Dataset

YOLOv5 is one of the most popular object detection networks in the world, and now object detection isn't the only trick up its sleeve! As of August 2022, YOLOv5 also

How to Use S3 in Your Computer Vision Pipeline

AWS S3 is a cloud storage service that can be used to store and share data. Roboflow is an end-to-end computer vision platform that allows users to annotate and label

Launch: Dataset Search

Roboflow Annotate has been used to manage and label 90,000 datasets containing 66 million images and starting today you can now use text based search queries to better understand

Building Custom Computer Vision Models with NVIDIA TAO Toolkit and Roboflow

NVIDIA's TAO Toolkit provides a framework for fine-tuning popular computer vision models using your own data. In this tutorial, we'll be demonstrating how to use Roboflow to curate a high-quality computer vision dataset to use with NVIDIA's TAO Toolkit.

Using Object Detection to Trigger Automated Email Alerts

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to use object detection to identify specific configurations within an image to trigger email notifications. This setup demonstrates how you can easily integrate

Launch: Deploy to Raspberry Pi

At Roboflow, our goal is to simplify all of the parts of the computer vision process from collecting images, to choosing which ones to label, to annotating datasets, to training

Develop like a Pro with NVIDIA + Docker + VS Code + PyTorch

Everybody hates installing NVIDIA drivers, you have to manually download them, then install cuda, be sure to have the correct version of everything, and change them from time to time

Use Raspberry Pi and Luxonis OAK to Deploy Vision Models in Robotics

Computer vision can enable robots to intelligently adapt to dynamic environments. With Roboflow and a Luxonis OAK, you can develop and run powerful computer vision models on your robots. Throughout

How to Deploy YOLOv7 to Jetson Nano

We'll be creating a dataset, training a YOLOv7 computer vision model, and deploying it to a Jetson Nano to perform real-time object detection.

Open Source at Roboflow

At Roboflow, we are on a mission to improve every industry by democratizing computer vision. Open source plays a big role in that by making the tooling accessible and reaching

How To Train SegFormer on a Custom Dataset

In this post, we will walk through how to train SegFormer on a custom dataset using Pytorch Lightning to classify every pixel in an image.

Deploying Your Computer Vision Model - The Deploy Tab

We're excited to announce the launch of the Deploy tab for all Roboflow users. Using and deploying your Roboflow trained models just got even easier. This page has production ready

Launch: Edge Tiling During Inference

Roboflow supports tiling during training as a pre-processing step to train models to detect small objects in large images, and now you can also use tiling during inference on edge