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CVPR 2022 - Best Papers and Highlights

In this post, we take the opportunity to reflect on the computer vision research landscape at CVPR 2022 and highlight our favorite research papers and themes.

Detecting Lucky Charm Marshmallows Using Computer Vision - They're Mathematically Delicious

The marshmallows found in a box of Lucky Charms cereal, marbits as they were originally named by their creators Edward S. Olney and Howard S. Thurmon, are undoubtedly the best

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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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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?

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What is Amazon Rekognition?

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What is AutoML?

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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?

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What is OpenVINO?

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What is ONNX?

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What is CUDA?

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Active Learning Tips: How to Continuously Improve Your Production Model

You've built your first model and plan to get it deployed to production. Now what? Like any software, the computer vision model needs to be continuously improved for potential edge

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.