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OpenCV Tutorial: A Guide to Learn OpenCV

Whether you’re interested in learning how to apply facial recognition to video streams, building a complete deep learning pipeline for image classification, or simply want to tinker with your Raspberry Pi and add image recognition to a hobby project, you’ll need to learn OpenCV somewhere along the way. The truth is that learning OpenCV used […]

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Text skew correction with OpenCV and Python

Today’s tutorial is a Python implementation of my favorite blog post by Félix Abecassis on the process of text skew correction (i.e., “deskewing text”) using OpenCV and image processing functions. Given an image containing a rotated block of text at an unknown angle, we need to correct the text skew by: Detecting the block of text in the […]

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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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