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📸 Roboflow 100: A Multi-Domain Object Detection Benchmark

Roboflow 100 (RF100) is a crowdsourced object detection benchmark. The dataset consists of 100 datasets, 7 imagery domains, 224,714 images, and 829 class labels with over 11,170 labeling hours.

Roboflow Joins AWS Global Startup Program and Becomes AWS ISV Accelerate Partner

Roboflow is on a mission to democratize computer vision and Amazon Web Services (AWS) powers Roboflow’s model pipeline, which allows us to put computer vision into the hands of

Roboflow now available in the AWS Marketplace

Roboflow’s end-to-end computer vision platform is transforming the way businesses use computer vision and now you can get Roboflow through the AWS Marketplace, making it easier to purchase for

WTF COCO - The Weird Images that Underpin Modern Computer Vision Models

COCO is an industry standard dataset for benchmarking the performance of object detection models. The dataset was created by "gathering images of complex everyday scenes containing common objects in their

How to Train YOLOv5-Classification on a Custom Dataset

YOLOv5 is one of the most popular object detection networks in the world, and now object detection isn't the only trick up its sleeve! As of August 2022, YOLOv5 also

What is YOLOv6? A Beginner's Guide.

In this blog, we give a rundown of the changes made in YOLOv6 and our initial assessments of the new network and repository.

Open source datasets and pre-trained models for computer vision

90,000 Datasets and 7,000 Pre-trained Models AvailableRoboflow Universe launched in August 2021 with 50 open source datasets and opened our computer vision infrastructure products for free with a

Roboflow Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide can now gain access to Roboflow to take advantage of the end-to-end computer vision platform to give their software the sense of sight. We’re pleased

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

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.

What is YOLOS? What's New in the Model?

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

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.

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!

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

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

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

Transformers Take Over Object Detection

It seemed just like a matter of time... and now the Transformers neural networks have landed - Microsoft's DyHead achieves state of the art object detection using a Transformer backbone.

Roboflow for Students and Universities

We've seen tremendous interest in Roboflow from the research community. Faculty and students from institutions ranging from California to Malta to Taiwan have been using Roboflow to accelerate their computer vision work.

Announcing Image Classification Support, End to End

We are excited to announce full support for image classification in Roboflow, from image collection and organization, to annotation, to custom training, and deployment.

For the People, By the People

Computer vision, on the whole, is an ambitious undertaking. We are developing technology that can see the world as we see it - to recognize simple objects like trees and

The Joys of Sharing Models on OpenCV's Modelplace

If we could all get together and share our model creation and deployments, that would be a very good thing for the computer vision community. Modelplace is a big step in that direction.