OpenCV workshop

Saddam Bekhet, member of the DCAPI group  demonstrated  workshop about Using OpenCV  with Visual Studio 2010 Express edition on 23/01/2013 . In addition a demonstration about basic OpenCV operations (loading & manipulating images) and advanced operations (face detector & tracker from live camera stream) was demonstrated.

Face detection example link
http://opencv.willowgarage.com/wiki/FaceDetection

Summary of installation settings of OpenCV :
1- Download OpenCV files  http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencvlibrary/files/opencv-win/2.4.0/
2- Download CMAKE http://cmake.org/cmake/resources/software.html
3- Use CMAKE to generate OpenCV library AND DLL’s  and use x64 architecture or the architecture what ever suites you  in VS2010
4-Open OpenCV build folder and search for “OpenCV.sln”  then compile it.
5- Remember to but openCV DLL’s beside The Debug \EXEDirectory of your project in Visual Studio
6- Rememeber to install intel threading block http://threadingbuildingblocks.org/ and put the DLL called  tbb.dll in  your visual studio debug\EXE

Include direcories in VS2010 Project–>Properities–>VC++ Directories
D:\OpenCV\build\include
D:\OpenCV\build\include\opencv

Library direcories in VS2010 Project–>Properities–>Linker–>Input
D:\opencv\build\x64\vc10\lib
Linker–> Input
opencv_core242X.lib opencv_imgproc242X.lib opencv_highgui24X.lib opencv_ml242X.lib opencv_video242X.lib  opencv_features2d2X.lib opencv_features2d2X.lib opencv_calib3d242X.lib opencv_objdetect242X.lib opencv_contrib242X.lib
opencv_legacy242X.lib opencv_flann242X.lib opencv_nonfree242X.lib

Make sure to reblace “X” in the previous file names with correct naming of the generated OpenCV library files for example on my machine it is “opencv_nonfree242d.lib”

 

 

 



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