28,000 new species for image recognition!

10-09-2023 - On September 5th, the latest version of the recognition software (NIA) went live. This enhanced version includes a whopping 28,000 new species! This will be particularly noticeable in Northern and Southern Europe, as well as in the Alps.

NIA is a collaboration between Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Since this version, the model not only uses photos from but also material from research institutions in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and the United Kingdom. The best news is that you don't have to do anything to benefit from these improvements., ObsIdentify, and the other apps and portals will automatically switch to the latest NIA version.

Enjoy the enhanced functionality!

What is is the Belgian branch of the portals find out what is in this short video: Vido looks new!

After more than 10 years, and their sister portals got a complete make-over. If you are looking for the old layout or functions as of yet to be built in the new version: once you logged in in the upper right corner a tab "old site" will appear.

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