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Ubuntu 16.04: How to install OpenCV

Over the past two years running the PyImageSearch blog, I’ve authored two tutorials detailing the required steps to install OpenCV (with Python bindings) on Ubuntu. You can find the two tutorials here: Install OpenCV 3.0 and Python 2.7+ on Ubuntu 14.04 Install OpenCV 3.0 and Python 3.4+ on Ubuntu 14.04 However, with support of Ubuntu […]

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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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OpenCV 3.0 released — and the coming changes to the PyImageSearch blog.

It’s been a long time coming, but OpenCV 3.0 has finally been released! This update is definitely one of the most extensive overhauls to the library in recent years, and boasts increased stability, performance increases, and OpenCL support. But by far, the most exciting update for us in the Python world is: Python 3 support! After […]

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