The client is based in Switzerland and operates from 50 sites. They have seven manufacturing locations and more than 1,200 employees. The client produces consumer and medical skin health brands. They promote dermatology initiatives and focus on product innovations involving skin cancer, aging, dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea and acne.
The client wanted to outsource an image annotation project involving several thousand portrait images. Requirements included identifying specific skin conditions and annotating the impacted area. This process entailed creating a bounding box around image areas exhibiting conditions such as blackheads and acne. The client intended to use results to support manufacturing and marketing of a new face cream product for women. Flatworld Solutions (FWS) proposed an initial free quality test prior to finalizing a contract for the project.
The project involved two primary challenges -
The FWS image editing team developed this solution -
This project demonstrates just one of the specialized benefits accruing from precise image annotation services. In this case, Flatworld Solutions helped the client to improve their marketing and manufacturing process by accurately identifying the location and frequency of skin conditions shown in several thousand photos.
Upon project completion, the client commended the FWS team for hassle-free outsourcing, precise annotation and cost savings of 60 percent compared to other providers.