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25 July 2017
4 min read
Sifting through unlabelled videos can be difficult and time-consuming. Even for the most seasoned analyst, fatigue leads to mistakes. Whether you’re trying to detect anomalies in mission-critical infrastructure — or you just want to find all of the segments in your vacation videos that contain...
27 June 2017
2 min read
media/ContentAwareResize is an algorithm that discovers the most important features of an image and attempts to preserve them when resizing, letting you resize images without cropping out what’s important. How it works media/ContentAwareResize works by utilizing two existing algorithms on our platform,...
25 May 2017
7 min read
Where it all began At Algorithmia, one of our driving goals is to enable all developers to stand on the shoulders of the algorithmic giants. Like Lego our users can construct amazing devices and tools by utilizing our algorithmic building blocks like FaceDetection or Smart Image Downloader. As a platform,...
11 May 2017
5 min read
Last week we talked about how Video Transform was able to change the way users handled video transformation tasks. What’s even better than being able to Transform Videos at will? Getting actual, structured information out of them! This week we introduce you Video Transform’s sister, Video Metadata...
4 May 2017
3 min read
At Algorithmia, we have strived to develop a variety of powerful and useful image transformation algorithms that utilize cutting-edge machine learning techniques. These are the building blocks which let any developer build more complex algorithms and solve harder problems, regardless of their preferred...
7 March 2017
3 min read
As an artist, inspiration can come from anywhere: a particular texture, a design, or even a color scheme. Instead of spending hours painstakingly extracting the hex codes from all of the important sections of an image, what if there was a way to automatically extract the most important parts of an image? Color...
13 February 2017
3 min read
Quick, what languages are these two sentences written in: “Hey bana bir sorununuz olur mu?” What about this one? “Halló ég er með vandamál getur þú hjálpað mér?” Not easy, right? Figuring out a document’s source language is an essential first step for many cross-language tools and...
6 January 2017
5 min read
Sifting through lots of documents can be difficult and time consuming. Without an abstract or summary, it can take minutes just to figure out what the heck someone is talking about in a paper or report. And, if you need to get through hundreds of documents – good luck. Summarizer is an algorithm that...
15 June 2016
5 min read
Last June we introduced isitnude.com, a demo for detecting nudity in images based on our Nudity Detection algorithm. However, we wouldn’t be engineers if we didn’t think we could improve the NSFW image recognition accuracy. The challenge, of course, is how do you do that without a labeled dataset...