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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

Testing A Computer Vision Model In 10 Seconds Or Less

Roboflow Inference WidgetLast December we introduced the Roboflow inference widget on Roboflow Universe. A feature that helps developers test trained models by dragging and dropping images they expect the model

How To Avoid Bias In Computer Vision Models

There are two different ways to think about algorithmic bias, and they are complementary to one another. The first being the social and ethical side, and second being the more

Identifying Chocolates With Computer Vision

It’s Valentine’s Day, and your sweetheart has given you a beautiful box of chocolates. You pick out a delicious looking bonbon, bite into it, and…it’s your

How to Train Computer Vision Models on Aerial Imagery

Aerial imagery are images taken from aircrafts like drones, planes, and helicopters. With these images we can train a model to detect objects like fires, buildings, solar panels, rooftops, maritime

Roboflow Changelog: January 2022

It might be cold outside, but Roboflow is bringing the heat to kick off 2022! Each month, we share a recap of product and company updates; if you missed last

Launch: Collaborative Annotations

Roboflow Annotate has become an essential tool used by tens of thousands of developers to label images of everything from planes to petri dishes. Since its launch just over a

Introducing the Roboflow Universe Dataset Research Internship

We are seeking an intern who would be interested in first-authoring the paper that introduces the Roboflow Universe Datasets.

Roboflow Changelog: December 2021

Even though the year was coming to a close and holidays gave us the chance to spend time with family and friends, we kept our focus right up to the

SageMaker Studio Lab vs Google Colab

Recently, AWS released SageMaker Studio Lab, its competitor service to Google Colab. I dove into comparing Google Colab to Studio Lab and here is what I found.

Introducing the Roboflow Inference Widget

Now, you can easily test any model that has been trained with Roboflow Train by dragging an image file onto your dataset version page.

Florence: A New Foundation for Computer Vision

Microsoft Research recently released the foundational Florence model, setting the state of the art across a wide array of computer vision tasks.

Remote, Not Distant

As Roboflow has grown, we have put a great deal of effort into creating an unparalleled remote-first workplace. To achieve our goal of empowering every developer to use computer vision,

Who cares about Nemo, let's find some Sexy Shrimp!

Creating a computer vision model with Roboflow to detect sexy shrimp.

Using Computer Vision to Play Dreidel

As a brand new employee at Roboflow, I was asked to do a computer vision project. So I thought, why not combine a holiday I love so much, Chanukah, with something brand new in my life, Roboflow.

Roboflow Changelog: November 2021

It's been a whirlwind of a month at Roboflow with lots of changes, updates, and expansion going on behind the scenes. Each month, we share a recap of product and

ReefOS: Supercharging Coral Reef Restoration with AI

Corals lay the foundation for reefs that are home to nearly 25% of all marine life, but today they are vanishing at an alarming speed. Reefs around the world are

What's New in YOLOS?

YOLOS - You Only Look At One Sequence is the newest, and potentially most impactful, iteration on the YOLO family of object detection models.

The Future of Football: AI-Assisted Coaches

Scott Bronkema is a former college football player turned software developer. As Scott started tinkering with computer vision, he discovered he can build every football coach's dream application: the automated