Data Annotation & Model Validation

Build Computer Vision Models Faster

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Computer Vision

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Generative AI

Models Faster

Our in-house team of experts help you avoid delays by surfacing proactive insights and consistently delivering a 99% first batch acceptance rate for annotations - regardless of scale or complexity.

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25% of Fortune 50 companies trust Sama to help them deliver industry-leading ML models

WHY SAMA

Get Models to Market Faster by Eliminating Missed Deadlines and Long Feedback Loops

Enterprises rely on Sama to deliver the data and insights needed to train models effectively.

no hidden costs

No Hidden Costs

We are your one-stop shop for data curation, annotation, and model validation. Our intensive training and proactive calibration processes mean you don’t inadvertently pay for high amounts of sampling and rework.

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No Delays

Poor quality controls and long feedback loops delay projects. We deliver your data and insights right the first time by incorporating early edge case detection with the highest SLA guarantees.

PRODUCTIVITY
TIME TO INSIGHTS
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No Crowdsourcing

Rely on a full-time, in-house workforce with vertically segmented teams. Our human-in-the-loop approach combined with iterative instructions & QA processes drive accuracy at scale while maintaining data security.

SPEED TO MARKET
RISK OF MODEL FAILURE
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SOLUTIONS

Data Annotation and Model Validation Solutions Built for Computer Vision

Sama provides a rich ecosystem of data-centric solutions designed to boost model performance.

High-quality Annotation for Complex Workflows

Quality 2D/3D annotations for image, video, and LiDAR combining ML-assisted technology with a full-time workforce that delivers high-quality ground truth annotations—regardless of scale or complexity.

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Model prediction and performance validation

Visibility into where and why models fail–including false positives/negatives or inaccurate predictions–with human-led insights to correct predictions, highlight edge cases & enhance training data for better model performance.

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Comprehensive Data Curation Service

Advanced data selection and filtering that enables you to focus on labeling the data that is most likely to improve model performance–enhancing cost efficiency and model maturity.

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Data Services for Generative AI and LLM Model Development

Drive higher model accuracy with dataset fine tuning, RLHF, and output evaluation—all while contributing to an ethical AI supply chain.

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TESTIMONIALS

Top ML Teams Love Sama

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Trying to create AI models that can work on any stage of plant can be a challenge. Sama’s annotation solution helped us overcome this issue. Sama’s accuracy rate is consistently at 99%, which is incredible!

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Heather Clair
Heather Clair
Product Manager
at
Precision AI

Trying to create AI models that can work on any stage of plant can be a challenge. Sama’s annotation solution helped us overcome this issue. Sama’s accuracy rate is consistently at 99%, which is incredible!

Heather Clair
Heather Clair
Product Manager
at
Precision AI

Sama’s agility, ability to scale, and transparency they’ve given along the way make them the ideal training data partner.

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Ankur Khator
Ankur Khator
Sr. Program Manager
at
Microsoft

Sama’s agility, ability to scale, and transparency they’ve given along the way make them the ideal training data partner.

Ankur Khator
Ankur Khator
Sr. Program Manager
at
Microsoft

In a partner we’re looking for someone that can handle the volumes of data that we can generate, and handle those volumes in a quality manner. Sama is able to fulfill our business requirements, and do that cost effectively, but they have the added benefit of being an impact provider.

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Steve Heck
Steve Heck
CTO
at
Getty Images

In a partner we’re looking for someone that can handle the volumes of data that we can generate, and handle those volumes in a quality manner. Sama is able to fulfill our business requirements, and do that cost effectively, but they have the added benefit of being an impact provider.

Steve Heck
Steve Heck
CTO
at
Getty Images

We have been impressed, not only with their consistent level of high quality, but with their entire approach to training data strategy. To us they are a perfect addition to our work in AI.

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Demetrio Aiello
Demetrio Aiello
Head of the Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Labs
at
Continental

We have been impressed, not only with their consistent level of high quality, but with their entire approach to training data strategy. To us they are a perfect addition to our work in AI.

Demetrio Aiello
Demetrio Aiello
Head of the Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Labs
at
Continental

Once you have a trained team, it pays off because they know what to look for. Some objects just blend into the background in images, so you need a trained eye to spot them.

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Ben Suidman
Ben Suidman
Senior Program Manager
at
Vulcan

Once you have a trained team, it pays off because they know what to look for. Some objects just blend into the background in images, so you need a trained eye to spot them.

Ben Suidman
Ben Suidman
Senior Program Manager
at
Vulcan

We had a ton of pictures of cows from Washington, where we are, but cows look different in Africa. Diversity in the dataset has been super challenging.

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Gracie Ermi
Gracie Ermi
Research Software Engineer
at
Vulcan

We had a ton of pictures of cows from Washington, where we are, but cows look different in Africa. Diversity in the dataset has been super challenging.

Gracie Ermi
Gracie Ermi
Research Software Engineer
at
Vulcan

We significantly improved our training data, enhancing our object detection algorithm to identify people or doors.

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Naty Shemer
Naty Shemer
R&D Group Manager
at
Indoor Robotics

We significantly improved our training data, enhancing our object detection algorithm to identify people or doors.

Naty Shemer
Naty Shemer
R&D Group Manager
at
Indoor Robotics

Sama was a force multiplier for us and a key success factor for our project. They delivered high-quality annotated data on time, listened to our feedback, and were very flexible in accommodating our requests.

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Xuan Yang
Xuan Yang
Computer Vision Researcher
at
Google

Sama was a force multiplier for us and a key success factor for our project. They delivered high-quality annotated data on time, listened to our feedback, and were very flexible in accommodating our requests.

Xuan Yang
Xuan Yang
Computer Vision Researcher
at
Google

Quality is important to them. You really get the sense they are there for more than just the financial transaction. They are a true partner.

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Vamsi Madabhushi
Vamsi Madabhushi
Product Manager
at
Walmart

Quality is important to them. You really get the sense they are there for more than just the financial transaction. They are a true partner.

Vamsi Madabhushi
Vamsi Madabhushi
Product Manager
at
Walmart

Working with Sama has made a demonstrable impact on our ability not only to service our current clients better but also to expand our services to new types of clients and new markets.

Learn More
Clare Bruzek
Clare Bruzek
VP of Operations
at
Tribe Dynamics

Working with Sama has made a demonstrable impact on our ability not only to service our current clients better but also to expand our services to new types of clients and new markets.

Clare Bruzek
Clare Bruzek
VP of Operations
at
Tribe Dynamics

Sama gave us visibility into the data labeling process, with tight QA feedback loops to ensure the high standard of quality we required for our models.

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Dhanesh Ramachandram
Dhanesh Ramachandram
Senior Machine Learning Researcher
at
Swift Medical

Sama gave us visibility into the data labeling process, with tight QA feedback loops to ensure the high standard of quality we required for our models.

Dhanesh Ramachandram
Dhanesh Ramachandram
Senior Machine Learning Researcher
at
Swift Medical

The team quickly learned to distinguish between waste objects, which differ greatly from region to region. Communication channels remained open for feedback, with a continuous open discussion about how efforts were progressing.

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Rafael Hautekiet
Rafael Hautekiet
CEO
at
PolyPerception

The team quickly learned to distinguish between waste objects, which differ greatly from region to region. Communication channels remained open for feedback, with a continuous open discussion about how efforts were progressing.

Rafael Hautekiet
Rafael Hautekiet
CEO
at
PolyPerception

There’s a possibility to make an impact on legislation and on the environment, but not without accurately labeled data.

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Parshva Mehta
Parshva Mehta
COO
at
PolyPerception

There’s a possibility to make an impact on legislation and on the environment, but not without accurately labeled data.

Parshva Mehta
Parshva Mehta
COO
at
PolyPerception

Having worked with different cloud providers where the staff doing the actual work was always very hidden from us, we appreciated the transparency and social sustainability of Sama.

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Mikael Andersson
Mikael Andersson
Sr Product Owner
at
Volumental

Having worked with different cloud providers where the staff doing the actual work was always very hidden from us, we appreciated the transparency and social sustainability of Sama.

Mikael Andersson
Mikael Andersson
Sr Product Owner
at
Volumental

Sama’s agents became increasingly better at labeling our data thanks to feedback loops. This iterative way of working has made them experts on our data.

Learn More
Johanna Schacht
Johanna Schacht
AI Team Lead
at
Orbisk

Sama’s agents became increasingly better at labeling our data thanks to feedback loops. This iterative way of working has made them experts on our data.

Johanna Schacht
Johanna Schacht
AI Team Lead
at
Orbisk

You can imagine the heaps of images coming in from the restaurants that we work with. Most are identified by image recognition algorithms, but for outliers and edge cases, we rely on Sama.

Learn More
Olaf van der Veen
Olaf van der Veen
CEO and Co-Founder
at
Orbisk

You can imagine the heaps of images coming in from the restaurants that we work with. Most are identified by image recognition algorithms, but for outliers and edge cases, we rely on Sama.

Olaf van der Veen
Olaf van der Veen
CEO and Co-Founder
at
Orbisk

Trying to create AI models that can work on any stage of plant can be a challenge. Sama’s annotation solution helped us overcome this issue. Sama’s accuracy rate is consistently at 99%, which is incredible!

Learn More
Heather Clair
Heather Clair
Product Manager
Precision AI

Trying to create AI models that can work on any stage of plant can be a challenge. Sama’s annotation solution helped us overcome this issue. Sama’s accuracy rate is consistently at 99%, which is incredible!

Heather Clair
Heather Clair
Product Manager
Precision AI

Sama’s agility, ability to scale, and transparency they’ve given along the way make them the ideal training data partner.

Learn More
Ankur Khator
Ankur Khator
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft

Sama’s agility, ability to scale, and transparency they’ve given along the way make them the ideal training data partner.

Ankur Khator
Ankur Khator
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft

In a partner we’re looking for someone that can handle the volumes of data that we can generate, and handle those volumes in a quality manner. Sama is able to fulfill our business requirements, and do that cost effectively, but they have the added benefit of being an impact provider.

Learn More
Steve Heck
Steve Heck
CTO
Getty Images

In a partner we’re looking for someone that can handle the volumes of data that we can generate, and handle those volumes in a quality manner. Sama is able to fulfill our business requirements, and do that cost effectively, but they have the added benefit of being an impact provider.

Steve Heck
Steve Heck
CTO
Getty Images

We have been impressed, not only with their consistent level of high quality, but with their entire approach to training data strategy. To us they are a perfect addition to our work in AI.

Learn More
Demetrio Aiello
Demetrio Aiello
Head of the Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Labs
Continental

We have been impressed, not only with their consistent level of high quality, but with their entire approach to training data strategy. To us they are a perfect addition to our work in AI.

Demetrio Aiello
Demetrio Aiello
Head of the Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Labs
Continental

Once you have a trained team, it pays off because they know what to look for. Some objects just blend into the background in images, so you need a trained eye to spot them.

Learn More
Ben Suidman
Ben Suidman
Senior Program Manager
Vulcan

Once you have a trained team, it pays off because they know what to look for. Some objects just blend into the background in images, so you need a trained eye to spot them.

Ben Suidman
Ben Suidman
Senior Program Manager
Vulcan

We had a ton of pictures of cows from Washington, where we are, but cows look different in Africa. Diversity in the dataset has been super challenging.

Learn More
Gracie Ermi
Gracie Ermi
Research Software Engineer
Vulcan

We had a ton of pictures of cows from Washington, where we are, but cows look different in Africa. Diversity in the dataset has been super challenging.

Gracie Ermi
Gracie Ermi
Research Software Engineer
Vulcan

We significantly improved our training data, enhancing our object detection algorithm to identify people or doors.

Learn More
Naty Shemer
Naty Shemer
R&D Group Manager
Indoor Robotics

We significantly improved our training data, enhancing our object detection algorithm to identify people or doors.

Naty Shemer
Naty Shemer
R&D Group Manager
Indoor Robotics

Sama was a force multiplier for us and a key success factor for our project. They delivered high-quality annotated data on time, listened to our feedback, and were very flexible in accommodating our requests.

Learn More
Xuan Yang
Xuan Yang
Computer Vision Researcher
Google

Sama was a force multiplier for us and a key success factor for our project. They delivered high-quality annotated data on time, listened to our feedback, and were very flexible in accommodating our requests.

Xuan Yang
Xuan Yang
Computer Vision Researcher
Google

Quality is important to them. You really get the sense they are there for more than just the financial transaction. They are a true partner.

Learn More
Vamsi Madabhushi
Vamsi Madabhushi
Product Manager
Walmart

Quality is important to them. You really get the sense they are there for more than just the financial transaction. They are a true partner.

Vamsi Madabhushi
Vamsi Madabhushi
Product Manager
Walmart

Working with Sama has made a demonstrable impact on our ability not only to service our current clients better but also to expand our services to new types of clients and new markets.

Learn More
Clare Bruzek
Clare Bruzek
VP of Operations
Tribe Dynamics

Working with Sama has made a demonstrable impact on our ability not only to service our current clients better but also to expand our services to new types of clients and new markets.

Clare Bruzek
Clare Bruzek
VP of Operations
Tribe Dynamics

Sama gave us visibility into the data labeling process, with tight QA feedback loops to ensure the high standard of quality we required for our models.

Learn More
Dhanesh Ramachandram
Dhanesh Ramachandram
Senior Machine Learning Researcher
Swift Medical

Sama gave us visibility into the data labeling process, with tight QA feedback loops to ensure the high standard of quality we required for our models.

Dhanesh Ramachandram
Dhanesh Ramachandram
Senior Machine Learning Researcher
Swift Medical

The team quickly learned to distinguish between waste objects, which differ greatly from region to region. Communication channels remained open for feedback, with a continuous open discussion about how efforts were progressing.

Learn More
Rafael Hautekiet
Rafael Hautekiet
CEO
PolyPerception

The team quickly learned to distinguish between waste objects, which differ greatly from region to region. Communication channels remained open for feedback, with a continuous open discussion about how efforts were progressing.

Rafael Hautekiet
Rafael Hautekiet
CEO
PolyPerception

There’s a possibility to make an impact on legislation and on the environment, but not without accurately labeled data.

Learn More
Parshva Mehta
Parshva Mehta
COO
PolyPerception

There’s a possibility to make an impact on legislation and on the environment, but not without accurately labeled data.

Parshva Mehta
Parshva Mehta
COO
PolyPerception

Having worked with different cloud providers where the staff doing the actual work was always very hidden from us, we appreciated the transparency and social sustainability of Sama.

Learn More
Mikael Andersson
Mikael Andersson
Sr Product Owner
Volumental

Having worked with different cloud providers where the staff doing the actual work was always very hidden from us, we appreciated the transparency and social sustainability of Sama.

Mikael Andersson
Mikael Andersson
Sr Product Owner
Volumental

Sama’s agents became increasingly better at labeling our data thanks to feedback loops. This iterative way of working has made them experts on our data.

Learn More
Johanna Schacht
Johanna Schacht
AI Team Lead
Orbisk

Sama’s agents became increasingly better at labeling our data thanks to feedback loops. This iterative way of working has made them experts on our data.

Johanna Schacht
Johanna Schacht
AI Team Lead
Orbisk

You can imagine the heaps of images coming in from the restaurants that we work with. Most are identified by image recognition algorithms, but for outliers and edge cases, we rely on Sama.

Learn More
Olaf van der Veen
Olaf van der Veen
CEO and Co-Founder
Orbisk

You can imagine the heaps of images coming in from the restaurants that we work with. Most are identified by image recognition algorithms, but for outliers and edge cases, we rely on Sama.

Olaf van der Veen
Olaf van der Veen
CEO and Co-Founder
Orbisk
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An advanced platform designed for enterprise companies

Our advanced platform delivers iterative quality and calibration processes that scale, along with a collaborative space for project management and reporting. Our human-in-the-loop approach and proprietary algorithms surface proactive insights including early edge case and trend detection, sensor or data distribution issues, missing data identification and more.

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INDUSTRIES

Experts in Complex Workflows Across Industries

99%

First batch client acceptance rate across 10B points per month

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Get models to market 3x faster by eliminating delays, missed deadlines and excessive rework

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Data Security is Our Top Priority

Your data remains protected and private because it’s managed in a secure facility by full-time in-house workforce of data experts. Your Data is Yours – Sama does not share or keep any datasets for training or other purposes, unlike crowdsourced alternatives.

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