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YOLOv5 v6.0 is here - new Nano model at 1666 FPS

With the v6.0 release, YOLOv5 further solidifies its position as the leading object detection model and repository.

New Feature: Isolate Objects

You can now export the bounding boxes from your object detection dataset as cropped images usable with classification models. This update will enable easily prototyping two-pass models for use-cases like

Engineer's Guide to Figma

Your designer sent over a url that begins with figma.com and asks you to take a look at their latest work. What is Figma, you wonder as you click

How to Safely Install OpenCV on the Mac M1

Installing OpenCV on the M1 safely is difficult because the M1 operates on an arm64 architecture and most of your python libraries are compiled for amd64. Open this guide to avoid your otherwise inevitable demise.

Roboflow Changelog: October 2021

Our emphasis this month was on "code tentacles", or improving the ways that Roboflow integrates with your codebase. Below is a recap of what we launched and improved. Rewind to

Roboflow and Ultralytics Partner to Streamline YOLOv5 MLOps

We're proud to share that Roboflow has entered into a partnership agreement with Ultralytics, the creators of YOLOv5, and that Roboflow is now the official dataset management and annotation tool

Making a Handheld Card Counter on the OAK-D-Lite

The portability of the OAK-D-Lite gives us the power to bring computer vision powered solutions anywhere on earth - including your local casino!

Deploying Computer Vision Models as Mircroservices

Roboflow's philosophy around MLOps revolves around treating your computer vision model as a microservice. The reasons for this are myriad; in this post we highlight the benefits of this approach

What is PaddlePaddle?

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What is PyTorch?

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How I Used Computer Vision to Make Sense of My Fridge

As part of a groupwork for a postgraduate applied AI at Erasmus Brussels we made an object detection model to identify ingredients in a fridge.

We Raised a $20M Series A to Continue Democratizing Computer Vision

Today, Roboflow is excited to announce our $20 million Series A led by Craft Ventures to expand on our mission to give software the sense of sight. Lachy Groom, who

Introducing the Roboflow pip package

We're ecstatic to announce the launch of our newest pip package, a way for you to natively interface with your Roboflow workspace through your Python scripts and Jupyter notebooks! Read

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

What is TensorRT?

"ML in a Minute" is our conversational series on answering machine learning questions. Have questions you want answered? Tweet at us. What is TensorRT (in 60 Seconds or Fewer)?TensorRT

How to Implement Object Tracking

This post is a comprehensive guide on how to implement object tracking with your object detection model to track your custom objects

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)

What is Amazon Rekognition?

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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

What is AutoML?

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Introducing Zero Shot Object Tracking

We are exciting to announce that you can now track objects frame over frame in video and camera stream using the Roboflow Inference API and the open source zero shot object tracking repository, without having to train a separate classifier for your object track features.

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

What is CoreML?

"ML in a Minute" is our conversational series on answering machine learning questions. Have questions you want answered? Tweet at us. What is CoreML (in 60 Seconds or Fewer)?CoreML