There are many needs for programs that help users with image processing, such as editing and manipulating photos. That is why computer vision researchers at Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have come out with a new online product which assists with exactly that.
The product, known as Croppola, is a free service which crops images for users, eliminating the grueling personal work required to turn OK shots in excellent ones. It works by allowing users to upload multiple images at once and choose aspect ratios for each individual shot. It also includes “custom” cropping which configures photos to the acceptable sizes for Instagram or Facebook.
While Croppola may not always hit the nail on the head, it seems to get it right most of the time. More so, it’s just another exciting example of the ways that computer vison makes it easier for average technology users to do so much more.