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Next generation image annotation

BIIGLE is a web service for the efficient and rapid annotation of still images. It was built for marine environmental monitoring and exploration but can be used for any image annotation task. Read the paper.

Annotation

Annotate large image collections with an efficient workflow. The annotation tool provides everything you need to perform a multitude of annotation tasks—battle tested by scientists all over the globe.

Annotation tool

Exploration

Rapidly review and explore thousands of your annotations for quality control or training. The label review grid overview is designed to make the most of human visual perception.

Label review grid overview

Efficiency

Accelerate image annotation with state of the art machine learning. The Machine Learning Assisted Image Annotation method was developed by the BIIGLE creators to tackle the ever growing volume of unannotated images in environmental monitoring and exploration.

Machine learning assisted image annotation

Collaboration

Create labels in your own hierarchical classification schemes or import species labels from the World Register of Marine Species. Labels can be edited and shared in collaboration with other researchers.

Label trees

Insight

Explore large gigapixel mosaics from microscopy images to benthic maps right in your browser. The annotation tool works seamlessly and fast with even the largest images.

Gigapixel image
These are only a few of the features of BIIGLE.
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Funding and Support