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Launch: Instance Segmentation Project Training and Inference

What Is Instance Segmentation?Instance segmentation, also known as image segmentation, is the computer vision task of recognizing objects in images along with their associated shape. In other words, it

Launch: Roboflow OAK pip package

roboflowoak pip package lets you natively interface with your Roboflow workspace through Python scripts and deploy to an OAK device.

Boxing Punch Detection Using Computer Vision

One of the best parts about joining Roboflow is doing a computer vision project in your first 2 weeks. As someone who loves to workout, I wanted to focus my

Recipe for a Company On-site

Creating a magnetic environment for exceptional talent is one of Roboflow’s top priorities. We want our remote-first culture to be the best option for our team, not a necessity

YOLOv5 for Oriented Object Detection

Oriented Bounding BoxesOriented bounding boxes are bounding boxes rotated to better fit the objects represented on an angle. Take a pill detection dataset for example. Using YOLOv5-obb we are able

Roboflow’s Python Pip Package For Computer Vision

Regardless of whether your project is a new product line, a new industrial production system, a research project, or a personal one to help you learn what computer vision is all about, you'll want to add "pip install roboflow" to your code - and here's why.

Roboflow Changelog: April 2022

April showers brings May flowers, and here's a bouquet of flower datasets from Roboflow Universe you can use today!

Cinco de Mayo, Beer and Taco Dataset with Multi-Label Classification

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In honor of the holiday, we created and trained a multi-label classification dataset to detect some favorite edibles used to celebrate the holiday here in the

Machine vision applications with wearable devices

Using machine vision in industryXR Tech is a UK based solutions provider for extended reality (XR) technologies, digital transformation, and automation in industry. XR Tech uses devices such as RealWear,

Art Recognition with a Computer Vision Model

A semester's worth of art history is one API call away, thanks to the Wiki Art dataset and model on Roboflow Universe. Computer Vision to Detect Art StylesThis classification model

Launch: Instance Segmentation Projects

We are excited to release support for instance segmentation projects on Roboflow. Instance segmentation allows your computer vision model to know the specific outline of an object in an image, unlocking new use cases for Roboflow in your application.

How to Train Detectron2 for Custom Instance Segmentation

A walk through on how to train Detectron2 to segment your custom objects from any image by providing our model with example training data.

Roboflow Changelog: March 2022

Spring is finally here and there is computer vision in the air! Each month, we share a recap of product and company updates; if you missed last month's edition of

Launch: End to End Multi-Label Classification

Roboflow has supported the entire process of creating object detection and single-label classification computer vision projects, from collecting and annotating images to training and deploying a model since our launch

The Ultimate Computer Vision Deployment Guide (Which Computer Vision Deployment Method is Best for You?)

Should you deploy your model with via a web-hosted API? What about to an edge device like an NVIDIA Jetson or Luxonis OAK? How about onto a mobile device like

Computer Vision Saves 4.95 Billion Internet Users from Rickrolling

Roboflow releases new RICK model to end Rickrolling Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom, 4/1/2022: — Roboflow, a software business that builds tools for developers to use computer vision, is releasing Real-time

How many images do you need to train a model?

At Roboflow, we talk to dozens of machine learning researchers, engineers, and software engineers, and get this question multiple times a day. The number of images you need to train

Improving Computer Vision Datasets and Models

Common tips and tricks to improve your computer or machine vision dataset, including using Roboflow Train and the Dataset Health Check tools.

CVAT - Getting Started with Computer Vision Annotation Tool

DIY labeling with CVATCVAT is an OpenCV project that provides easy labeling for computer vision datasets. CVAT allows you to utilize an easy to use interface to make annotating easier.

Convert Annotation Formats EASY (26 available Formats 😱)

Computer vision datasets come in a wide variety of formats, and sometimes they’re less than ideal. Roboflow solves this problem by offering 26 annotations formats for dataset uploading and

Introducing New and Improved Roboflow Train

Over the last year, thousands of custom computer vision models have been trained with Roboflow Train and millions of inferences have been made via Roboflow Deploy. Recently, we took a

What to Think About When Choosing Model Sizes

When training any machine learning model, you must trade off inference speed for accuracy. Larger models with more parameters are uniformly more accurate, and smaller models with fewer parameters are uniformly faster to infer.

Building a U.S. License Plate Detection Model And Sharing It On Roboflow Universe

The newest project featured on Roboflow Universe is a U.S. License Plate dataset and model with images collected from Google images and around Central Florida parks. This dataset and

Roboflow Changelog: February 2022

Even though it's the shortest month of the year, we accomplished a lot! Each month, we share a recap of product and company updates; if you missed last month's edition

Precision and Recall in Machine Learning

By the end of this blog post, you should be able to... Understand how precision and recall affect your model's performanceChoose when to optimize precision or recall when operating with