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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It’s time. The PyImageSearch Gurus Kickstarter is officially LIVE.

The PyImageSaerch Gurus Kickstarter is officially LIVE! You can back the PyImageSearch Gurus Kickstarter campaign using this link: Remember, there are only a handful of early bird spots available at reduced prices & early entry — you’ll definitely want to act now if you want to claim your spot! Thank you so much for being supportive […]

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