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Image labeling for Computer Vision | Bringing jobs to refugees

Here at Humans in the Loop, we have been publishing regular reviews of the best annotation tools on the market for a while now (you can find our reviews for 2019 and 2020, as well as our “Tools we love” series). It’s exciting to see that the ecosystem is as dynamic as ever and annotation platforms are coming up with better and better features. All of our reviews are completely honest and based on our hands-on experience annotating thousands of images and videos for a variety of projects and use cases.

This year, we want to share with you this…


Data is the crucial infrastructure for Artificial Intelligence and model performance depends directly on its quality. The need for enormous amounts of manually curated and annotated data opens up a myriad of new possibilities for creating jobs for the people who need them the most.

The easy and accessible nature of data labeling tasks makes them especially appropriate for lower-skilled groups or communities which are facing higher barriers to employment. Examples of such communities are people with disabilities, urban slum dwellers, refugees, underprivileged women, and many more.

Choosing a data labeling provider who channels annotation work to vulnerable groups is…


Wondering who is annotating your data?

When you are hiring a company to help you with your annotation needs, you frequently never meet the workers who are labeling your data. We want to change this and present to you the inspiring stories of our annotators!

This article features 4 stories from our Retail annotation team: a specialized team dedicated to AI and computer vision projects in the retail space. The team members are experts in annotating panoramas of supermarket and grocery store shelves, stacks and sections with complex product taxonomies. …


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the last one from a series of 10 reviews which were published each week. The full list of 10 articles can be found on our blog.

The whole series is based on the premise of transparency and honesty and none of these…


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the second to last one from a series of 10 reviews which were published each week. You can find the rest of the series on our blog!

The whole series is based on the premise of transparency and honesty and none of…


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the eighth from a series of 10 reviews which will be published each week. You can find the rest of the articles on our blog.

The whole series is based on the premise of transparency and honesty and none of these reviews…


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the seventh from a series of 10 reviews which you can access on our blog.

The whole series is based on the premise of transparency and honesty and none of these reviews are sponsored. They are just our way to give props…


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the sixth in a series of 10 reviews which will be published each week. Our previous reviews on Supervise.ly, TrainingData.io, Annotate.Online, Hasty.ai and Picterra can be found here. …


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the fifth from a series of 10 reviews which will be published each week. Our first four reviews on Supervise.ly, TrainingData.io, Annotate.Online and Hasty.ai can be found here, here, here and here. …


About the series

As you know, we at Humans in the Loop have a great love and appreciation of a well-designed annotation tool. After the great feedback on the reviews we published of our the best platforms on the market here and here, we decided that it’s time for a deep dive in some of our all-time favorites!

This article is the fourth from a series of 10 reviews which will be published each week. Our first three tool reviews on Supervise.ly, TrainingData.io and Annotate.Online can be found here, here and here. …

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