What is Computer Vision?
The British Machine Vision Association defines Computer Vision as the science that aims to give a similar, if not better, the capability to a machine or computer. Computer vision is concerned with the automatic extraction, analysis, and understanding of useful information from a single image or a sequence of images.
There is a difference between the ways a general camera looks at the world and how an intelligent machine looks at the world. Below is the demonstration of a computer vision algorithm for detecting faces, eyes, and humans.
Applications of Computer Vision
Home and factory automation
Detection of optical disease
Image mining and object recognition
What is OpenCV?
OpenCV is an Open Source Computer Vision Library that is free for both academic and commercial use. It uses C/C++, Java, and Python interfaces and supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS, and Android. OpenCV was designed…
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