May 30, 2024

phData Announces Partnership with LandingAI

By Dominick Rocco

Today marks a new era in phData’s AI capabilities. We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with LandingAI, a leader in visual AI solutions! 

When you stop to consider the sheer volume of unstructured data any given enterprise has floating around, it’s truly staggering, especially all the images/videos generated over the years. What if you could use those images to drive more data-driven initiatives? The possibilities are nearly endless.

From quality control in manufacturing to advanced medical diagnostics, the ability to harness and analyze visual data is still relatively untouched, and we firmly believe this presents an enormous opportunity for our clients. 

Let’s unpack this opportunity and explore what this partnership with LandingAI truly means for phData’s future. 

What Does LandingAI Do for Computer Vision Use Cases?

LandingAI specializes in providing state-of-the-art computer vision solutions tailored to specific industry needs. Unlike generic AI models that rely on publicly available images from the Internet, LandingAI provides domain-specific Large Vision Models (LVMs). In other words, LandingAI trains its foundation models on domain-specific datasets.

This unique approach ensures that their models are highly accurate and effective in handling specialized visual data, such as images of semiconductors, mechanical parts in manufacturing, and other intricate components crucial to various industries. This also greatly reduces the demand for labeling images, which historically is time-intensive and cost-prohibitive for many use cases.

What Are Use Cases for LandingAI?

One standout feature of LandingAI’s technology is its ability to excel in environments where precision and specificity are paramount. For example, in the semiconductor industry, tiny defects in silicon wafers can lead to significant production losses if not detected early. LandingAI’s models, trained specifically on images from semiconductor manufacturing, can identify these defects with unparalleled accuracy, ensuring higher yields and reduced waste.

With this technology, LandingAI’s vision solutions can benefit just about every vertical. Below are three common yet powerful use cases.


Another concrete use case is in automotive manufacturing, where the inspection of mechanical parts is critical to maintaining quality and safety standards. LandingAI’s computer vision models can analyze images of engine components, identifying minute imperfections or assembly errors that human inspectors might miss. This not only enhances product quality but also streamlines the manufacturing process, reducing downtime and operational costs. 

By leveraging these domain-specific foundation models, LandingAI empowers industries to achieve higher standards of precision and efficiency in their operations.

Life Sciences

LandingAI is making significant strides with its computer vision technology in the life sciences industry by enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of medical imaging analysis. For instance, in pathology, where the examination of tissue samples under a microscope is crucial for diagnosing diseases like cancer, LandingAI’s models can be trained on high-resolution images of various tissue types. 

Well-trained models have shown the ability to identify abnormalities with precision that rivals expert pathologists. This capability not only speeds up the diagnostic process but also ensures that subtle, early-stage anomalies are detected, leading to better patient outcomes and more effective treatment plans. By applying their domain-specific approach to the life sciences, LandingAI is helping to revolutionize how medical professionals leverage visual data to save lives and advance healthcare.


In financial services, LandingAI’s visual AI capabilities offer innovative solutions for fraud detection and prevention. By using facial recognition technology in real-time transaction monitoring, financial institutions can enhance security measures and swiftly identify potential fraudulent activities. Additionally, Visual AI can be applied to analyze foot traffic patterns in physical bank branches, optimizing operational efficiency and enhancing the overall customer experience. 

How is LandingAI Supercharging Computer Vision Use Cases on Snowflake?

LandingAI is deploying its advanced LandingLens application as a Native Application on the Snowflake AI Data Cloud, revolutionizing how enterprises integrate and utilize computer vision technology. By being available directly within the Snowflake ecosystem, LandingLens allows organizations to seamlessly implement LandingAI’s powerful models without the need for complex integrations or additional infrastructure. 

This native deployment streamlines the process, making it more accessible for businesses to harness the capabilities of computer vision in their operations.

Running LandingAI within your Snowflake account offers significant advantages in terms of security, governance, and data movement. Enterprises can leverage Snowflake’s robust framework for role-based access control to ensure that their data remains protected while utilizing LandingLens. Additionally, the Native Application simplifies data workflows by eliminating the need to move data between platforms, ensuring that all data processing happens within a secure and governed environment. 

This integration not only enhances operational efficiency but also ensures compliance with data governance policies, providing a comprehensive and secure solution for deploying computer vision use cases.

How Will phData and LandingAI Partner to Get Computer Vision Use Cases Into Production?

At phData, we believe that the true value of AI lies not just in training the best models but in delivering end-to-end AI applications that are maintainable, reliable, observable, and scalable. Our partnership with LandingAI embodies this philosophy by combining our extensive AI/ML engineering expertise with LandingAI’s powerful computer vision technology. 

“LandingAI has transformational potential for our clients, especially in industries like manufacturing and life sciences. From automating inspections in plants to monitoring tasks in labs, LandingAI will dramatically increase operational efficiency,” said Dominick Rocco, VP of AI & ML at phData. “Additionally, the launch of LandingLens as a Snowflake Native Application will help put visual AI use cases into production significantly faster than ever before. We couldn’t be more excited about this partnership.”

phData is excited to harness the power of LandingAI technology and build full applications that are seamlessly integrated into production environments where they can deliver consistent, real-world results over time.

By leveraging our robust methodologies and best practices in AI/ML engineering, phData ensures that computer vision solutions are not only effectively deployed but also easy to maintain and scale as business needs evolve. We prioritize building systems with strong observability to monitor performance and reliability, ensuring any issues are quickly identified and addressed. 

“By combining LandingAI’s advanced visual AI capabilities with the robust data infrastructure of the Snowflake AI Data Cloud Platform, seamlessly integrated by phData, enterprises can unlock unprecedented insights and efficiencies,” said Dan Maloney, Chief Operating Officer at Landing AI. “This collaboration brings visual data into their pipelines, delivering actionable intelligence that drives innovation and strategic growth across industries.” 

This comprehensive approach guarantees that enterprises can confidently rely on their AI applications to drive innovation and efficiency, making the most of the cutting-edge capabilities offered by LandingAI’s models. Together, phData and LandingAI are committed to transforming computer vision use cases from concept to impactful, operational solutions.

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