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OpenCV 3 adoption rate

As we all know, OpenCV 3.0 was officially released back in June of 2015. This new update incorporated a ton of new features and optimizations, including Python 3 bindings. But the big question on everyone’s mind is: “Should I switch to OpenCV 3? If so, when should I switch?” Deciding when or even if you should switch […]

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Where did SIFT and SURF go in OpenCV 3?

If you’ve had a chance to play around with OpenCV 3 (and do a lot of work with keypoint detectors and feature descriptors) you may have noticed that the SIFT and SURF implementations are no longer included in the OpenCV 3 library by default. Unfortunately, you probably learned this lesson the hard way by opening up a terminal, […]

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