Start Here

We know you're eager to start labeling your data so we made this quick start guide that covers the basics! For more in-depth feature guides explore the topics on the left, or use the search bar above.

First, check out our new video tutorial showing how to use Sense Data Annotation features:

Questions? Contact us at support@sixgill.com.

If you are a HyperLabel user and are moving projects from HyperLabel, you may want to check out our HyperLabel to Sense transition guide.

1. Create your account and log in

  1. If it's your first time logging into Sense, sign into your account at sense.sixgill.com or create a new one by selecting "Sign up".

  2. Fill out the form to create your account. Be sure to enter any promo codes if you have any. Verify your email address by clicking on the link in the confirmation email. This will log you in automatically.

2. Create A Project & Add Data Source

In the main nav, you will be taken to the Labels tab. This is where the labeler features can be found.

From here you can create a project, or add other users in the User Management settings.

Organize you data sets by creating a project

  • Click "Create Project"

  • Give the project a name

  • Click "Next"

  • Optionally add instructions for labeling the project

  • Select what type of data source to add

  • Name & connect to data source (Setup details vary by data source type)

  • When you are finished, click "Label Schema" at the bottom right

Creating a project and adding an Image Search data source

3. Create Label Definitions

Define the types of labels you will use in your project

  • Click "Add Label"

  • Type label name in "Name" field

  • Select label type from "Type" dropdown

  • Select label color from color chooser

  • Click "Save" button

  • Repeat as needed for multiple labels

  • When you're finished, click "Start Labeling" at the bottom right

Adding a label type

4. Label Images

  • Select desired label from panel

  • Apply Label to Image (Application will vary by label type)

  • Click "Submit" button

  • Repeat for each image

See Labeling Data for more about the labeler navigation & shortcuts.

5. Review & Export Labels

  • Click the "Review" tab

  • Click "Export Labels"

  • Select desired format for export

  • Select or de-select desired label types to export

  • Click "Export Now"

You will be notified by email when your export is ready. Your labeled data will be available in a zip file for download.

Your data is now ready to use in your own project!