The Visual Experience Database

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  • A database of video captured from head-mounted cameras combined with recordings of the videographer’s eye movements
  • Recoded by a diverse set of observers engaged in common, everyday activities such as shopping, eating, or walking.
  • Bypasses many of the biases of existing databases by representing common, human experiences
  • Increases the efficacy of computer vision algorithms.
  • image of a cartoon sun with sunglasses and stylized Big Data Summer School words The Big Data Summer School is happening virtually on June 28 - July 2 this year.

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    Head over to the Research page to find out what’s going on in the video below.

    Get Involved

    Help Us Record!

    We are seeking participants to record first person video data. See the Volunteer to Participate section for more information.

    Research your own questions!

    The VEDB data and software are available on an open-access basis after a short embargo period. We’re also happy to collaborate!

    The creation of the VEDB is supported by an NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations grant (award #1920896).