Removing contours from an image using Python and OpenCV

Awhile back I was going through /r/computervision when I stumbled across a question asking how to remove contours from an image using OpenCV. Intrigued, I posted a reply. The basic algorithm for removing contours from an image goes something like this: Step 1: Detect and find contours in your image. Step 2: Loop over contours individually. Step […]

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Thumbs up: Hand gesture recognition.

I need to apologize for this post — if there are some glaringly obvious typos on grammatical errors, I’m sorry. You see, I just pulled an all-nighter. My eyes are bloodshot and glazed over like something out of The Walking Dead. My brain feels like mashed potatoes beaten with a sledge hammer. And I really, really […]

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I just open sourced my personal imutils package: A series of OpenCV convenience functions.

You know what’s a really good feeling? Contributing to the open source community. PyPI, the Python Package Index repository is a wonderful thing. It makes downloading, installing, and managing Python libraries and packages a breeze. And with all that said, I have pushed my own personal imutils package online. I use this package nearly every single […]

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