Category Archives: OpenCV

Computer vision research is not the same since OpenCV appeared some years ago. It’s an amazing work which is held by a passionate community. Here I will post some of the tricks and best practices I’ve learnt with the years.

Docker image with OpenCV with X11 forwarding for GUI

Hi! Docker is very cool. You can use it to build applications in isolated environments (e.g. some Ubuntu distro you like, with some specific OpenCV version installed in it), pack the entire OS and app into an “image”, and ship … Continue reading

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Pre-loading video images in std::vector

Have you ever thought to load all images of a video file into a std::vector just to see if your program gets faster than to iteratively read the images from the file? Well, I did. The hypothesis is that accessing the … Continue reading

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Using OpenCV 3.0.0alpha with CMake in Windows 7

Hi all, I was just curious about how much effort would take to download, install and try the OpenCV 3.0.0alpha version that has been around for a little while (http://opencv.org/opencv-3-0-alpha.html). The motivation is that it looks that we will have … Continue reading

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