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By Joseph Howse

Learn to trap movies, control pictures, and song items with Python utilizing the OpenCV Library

* organize OpenCV, its Python bindings, and non-compulsory Kinect drivers on home windows, Mac or Ubuntu
* Create an program that tracks and manipulates faces
* establish face areas utilizing common colour pictures and intensity images

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Computer imaginative and prescient can achieve shoppers in a variety of contexts through webcams, digicam telephones and gaming sensors like Kinect. OpenCV's Python bindings will help builders meet those patron calls for for functions that seize pictures, switch their visual appeal and extract details from them, in a high-level language and in a standardized information layout that's interoperable with clinical libraries reminiscent of NumPy and SciPy.

"OpenCV desktop imaginative and prescient with Python" is a pragmatic, hands-on consultant that covers the basic projects of desktop vision—capturing, filtering and studying images—with step by step directions for writing either an program and reusable library classes.

"OpenCV computing device imaginative and prescient with Python" exhibits you the way to exploit the Python bindings for OpenCV. through following transparent and concise examples you'll boost a working laptop or computer imaginative and prescient program that tracks faces in stay video and applies lighting tricks to them. when you have regularly desired to examine which model of those bindings to exploit, the right way to combine with cross-platform Kinect drivers and and the way to successfully technique photograph information with NumPy and SciPy then this publication is for you.

What you are going to examine from this book
* set up OpenCV and comparable software program resembling Python, NumPy, SciPy, OpenNI, and SensorKinect—all on home windows, Mac or Ubuntu
* seize, exhibit, and store images and real-time videos
* deal with window occasions and enter occasions utilizing OpenCV's HighGui module or Pygame
* comprehend OpenCV's picture layout and the way to accomplish effective operations on OpenCV photos with NumPy and SciPy
* practice "curves" and different colour modifications to simulate the glance of outdated pictures, video clips or video games
* follow an impression simply to edges in an image
* replica and resize segments of an image
* observe an impact purely to sure depths in a picture through the use of facts from a intensity sensor comparable to Kinect
* song faces, eyes, noses and mouths by utilizing prebuilt datasets
* tune arbitrary gadgets through growing unique datasets


A sensible, project-based instructional for Python builders and hobbyists who are looking to start with laptop imaginative and prescient with OpenCV and Python.

Who this booklet is written for

OpenCV computing device imaginative and prescient with Python is written for Python builders who're new to laptop imaginative and prescient and need a realistic consultant to educate them the necessities. a few figuring out of photo information (for instance, pixels and colour channels) will be worthy. At a minimal you'll want entry to 1 webcam. definite workouts require extra like a moment webcam, a Microsoft Kinect or an OpenNI-compliant intensity sensor akin to the Asus Xtion PRO.

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