Case Studies

Turn Analog Dials into Digital Data with Computer Vision

In this article, we discuss how to turn information displayed on analog dials into digital data.

Monitoring My Caffeine Intake with Computer Vision

In this post, learn how to build a tool that monitors how many cups of tea or coffee you drink in a day.

Deploying Machine Learning Models with PyTorch, gRPC and asyncio

Today we're going to see how to deploy a machine-learning model behind gRPC service running via asyncio. gRPC promises to be faster, more scalable, and more optimized than HTTP v1.

Using Computer Vision to Save Sea Lions

What is causing the sea lion population to decrease? Is it illegal hunting? Is it shark and killer whale predation? Or maybe it’s overfishing, causing the sea lions to

Identifying Objects in Multimedia Databases with Computer Vision

In this post, we discuss research from Prof. Luigi Laura and Mirko Cangiano showing how to identify objects in multimedia databases.

Using AI to Count Calories from Photos with SnapCalorie

SnapCalorie allows their users to make informed, healthy choices when it comes to their diet. The SnapCalorie mobile application enables users to take a picture of any meal and their

School Bus Detection Using YOLOv5 (Tutorial – Part 2)

This is a guest post by Kristen Kehrer, Developer Advocate at CometML.  Since 2010, Kristen has been delivering innovative and actionable machine learning solutions across multiple industries, including the utilities,

Accelerate PyTorch Models via OpenVINO™ Integration with Torch-ORT

According to Gartner, 85% of machine learning projects fail. Worse yet, Gartner predicts that this trend will continue through 2022. So, when you do get a model into production, it's

How to Use Computer Vision to Control OBS Studio

Learning outcomes 💫 By the end of this blog post, you will be able to... Understand how to set up the OBS Websocket and roboflow.js.Run a computer vision model

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.

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

Using Gaming Datasets for Game Automation with Computer Vision

As a child, I grew up playing Minecraft, a 3D block game where the only limit is your creativity. Players navigate their 3D block world, collect resources, 'craft' tools and

Building an Autonomous Vehicle with Object Detection

Ampera Racing is a team formed by students from UFSC (Federal University of Santa Catarina) with the objective of developing an electric vehicle every year and promoting the mobility of

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

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,

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

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.

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

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.

Using Computer Vision to Accelerate Microbiology Research and Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Michael Shamash is a Master’s student in the Maurice Lab at Canada's McGill University. Michael used Roboflow to streamline the production of a model and iOS app for use in microbiology.

Using Computer Vision to Clean the World's Oceans

Global plastic production has exceeded 500 million tons. Moreover, estimates from the US Environmental Protection Agency indicate that 30 percent of all produced plastic will end up in the oceans.

How Atos Uses Computer Vision to Monitor Office Occupancy

Building & deploying a privacy-first model to the edge with Roboflow in 60 days The COVID-19 pandemic changed how and where we work. Fortunately, in some countries, the pandemic appears

How Computer Vision Streamlines Risk Avoidance Workflows in Oil & Gas

The below is a guest post by Douglas Long, a full stack developer in Calgary, Canada. Douglas previously worked in oil and gas. In the oil and gas industry, providing