Foreign Object Detection In Food Production:

Manually spotting unwanted material on manufacturing lines can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. But, the fast and accurate detection of foreign objects is a crucial step to prevent damage to products, machinery shutdowns, and food contamination.

Once the unwanted material is identified, an action takes…

Authors Note:

When I first learned computer vision, all the courses I went through focused on building and tuning models but never explained how to create original datasets for object detection and segmentation tasks. …

Authors Note:

This week I hosted a workshop on creating your own object detection models and datasets for computer vision. You can check out the recording on our YouTube channel. Join our Meetup group to get notified for new events (we have some cool ones planned for this year)!

Artificial Intelligence News:

Zammo and Microsoft are using AI to Improve Disability Employment

If you…

Authors Note:

Happy new year! I’m excited for everything we have planned in 2022, including more live machine learning events, more original content and brand new features coming to our end-to-end computer vision platform!

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Artificial Intelligence News:

Computer Vision Adoption in Restaurants Continues to Grow

Since 2020 we’ve seen a large increase of computer vision applications making their way to all types of…

Authors note:

This will be the last AI roundup of 2021. The Plainsight team will be taking some time off for the holidays, but we’ll return to our weekly posting in the first week of the new year with a lot more AI content and some exciting product updates!

Since it’s a…

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Plainsight’s Carlos Anchia and Elizabeth Spears recently sat down with Grant Larsen of ClickAI Radio to discuss how AI ethics can affect your business.

Listen below or read more here.

My Top AI Highlight:

Automatic Animation on Drawings with Computer Vision

Meta AI has shared a fascinating way to generate character animation from a single unique drawing.

The demonstration here…

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Authors note:

Did you know we have a Slack channel? It’s a great place to ask questions about data annotation and computer vision. Or just talk about AI news! You can join here.

My Top AI Highlight:

Realistic Humanoid Robots

You may have seen the recent video from Engineered Arts showcasing a new, very expressive humanoid robot design named…

Authors note:

I want to give a shout out to The Next Byte podcast providing a great overview of computer vision applications and featuring Plainsight’s article on detecting unwanted & hazardous objects with vision AI.

My Top AI Highlight:

Grasping Robotic Drone Can Land on a Branch Like a Bird

You may have seen a drone get stuck in a tree, but have you ever seen…

Authors note:

My last workshop of the year is tomorrow! You can join Intro to Computer Vision: Building Object Detection Models and Datasets for FREE on November 30th at 5:30 pm PST. The recording will be uploaded to our youtube channel.

My Top AI Highlight:

TensorFlow’s Kaggle Challenge to Help Protect Coral Reefs

Google’s TensorFlow is sponsoring a Kaggle challenge for developers to create…

Authors note:

Spots are still available for our last free workshop of the year! You can join Intro to Computer Vision: Building Object Detection Models and Datasets on November 30th at 5:30 pm PST.

My Top AI Highlight:

Computer Vision & AI in Agriculture

Every week we see new companies applying innovative computer vision applications in agriculture. In the links below, you’ll…

Sage Elliott

Machine learning and computer vision

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