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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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Install OpenCV 3.0 and Python 2.7+ on OSX

As I mentioned last week, OpenCV 3.0 is finally here! And if you’ve been paying attention to my Twitter stream, you may have noticed a bunch of tweets regarding installing OpenCV on OSX and Ubuntu (yep, I’ve been tweeting a lot lately, but that’s just because I’m so excited about the 3.0 release!) To celebrate OpenCV 3.0, […]

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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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