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Getting started with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano

In this tutorial, you will learn how to get started with your NVIDIA Jetson Nano, including: First boot Installing system packages and prerequisites Configuring your Python development environment Installing Keras and TensorFlow on the Jetson Nano Changing the default camera Classification and object detection with the Jetson Nano I’ll also provide my commentary along the […]

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Detecting Parkinson’s Disease with OpenCV, Computer Vision, and the Spiral/Wave Test

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use OpenCV and machine learning to automatically detect Parkinson’s disease in hand-drawn images of spirals and waves. Today’s tutorial is inspired from PyImageSearch reader, Joao Paulo Folador, a PhD student from Brazil. Joao is interested in utilizing computer vision and machine learning to automatically detect and predict […]

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Getting started with Google Coral’s TPU USB Accelerator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure your Google Coral TPU USB Accelerator on Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu. You’ll then learn how to perform classification and object detection using Google Coral’s USB Accelerator. A few weeks ago, Google released “Coral”, a super fast, “no internet required” development board and USB accelerator that enables […]

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OpenVINO, OpenCV, and Movidius NCS on the Raspberry Pi

Inside this tutorial, you will learn how to utilize the OpenVINO toolkit with OpenCV for faster deep learning inference on the Raspberry Pi. Raspberry Pis are great — I love the quality hardware and the supportive community built around the device. That said, for deep learning, the current Raspberry Pi hardware is inherently resource-constrained and […]

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Liveness Detection with OpenCV

In this tutorial, you will learn how to perform liveness detection with OpenCV. You will create a liveness detector capable of spotting fake faces and performing anti-face spoofing in face recognition systems. Over the past year, I have authored a number of face recognition tutorials, including: OpenCV Face Recognition Face recognition with dlib, Python, and […]

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