This page lists various materials that has been proven useful to the marine imaging community. This list is incomplete but always open to further suggestions.


  • - MBARI's Video Annotation and Reference System (VARS) is a suite of tools developed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute for describing, cataloging, retrieving, and viewing the visual, descriptive, and quantitative data associated with video.
    Originally designed for annotating underwater video, VARS can be applied to any video dataset that requires constrained, searchable annotations.
  • - Next generation image annotation - BIIGLE is a web service for the efficient and rapid annotation of still images and videos. It was built for marine environmental monitoring and exploration but can be used for any image annotation task.

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