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IBM’s new AI-powered tool will automatically label images for developers

by Miles Warren
May 30,2022

Developers building machine learning or object detection models have to manually label hundreds to thousands of images to train them. To make the task easier, IBM has introduced a new auto-labeling tool.

The new feature is available for everyone through Cloud Annotations GUI , IBM’s online tool for labeling images. If you’re a developer, this is what you have to do:

Head to the IBM Cloud Annotation tool from your desktop.

Upload a few sample images from your dataset along with labels.

Use instructions from here to train your model.

Tap Autolabel in the interface and the tool will automatically annotate your images.

You can review and edit labels.

Check out the video below to see the tool in action.

Nicholas Bourdakos, Developer Advocate, IBM Cognitive Applications, said the new auto labeling tool speeds up the process and allows developers to spend more time on other tasks:

IBM has developed plenty of tools for you to get started with machine learning. You can pick a project from the Code Patterns page which features a tool from developing your own object recognition AI to a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) to create your own fashion images .

You can read more about IBM’s auto-labeling tool here .

  • Miles Warren
  • May 30,2022

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