The objective of the program given is to detect object of interest(Car) in video frames and to keep tracking the same object. This is an example of how to detect vehicles in Python.
Why Vehicle Detection?
- The startling losses both in human lives and finance caused by vehicle accidents.
- Detecting vehicles in images acquired from a moving platform is a challenging problem.
Steps to download the requirements below:
- Download Python 2.7.x version, numpy and OpenCV 2.4.x version.Check if your Windows either 32 bit or 64 bit is compatible and install accordingly.
sudo apt-get install python pip install numpy
- install OpenCV from here
- Make sure that numpy is running in your python then try to install opencv.
- Put the cars.xml file in the same folder. Save this as .xml file.
- Download this video from here as input
# OpenCV Python program to detect cars in video frame
# import libraries of python OpenCV
# capture frames from a video
# Trained XML classifiers describes some features of some object we want to detect
# loop runs if capturing has been initialized.
# reads frames from a video
# convert to gray scale of each frames
# Detects cars of different sizes in the input image
# To draw a rectangle in each cars
# Display frames in a window
# Wait for Esc key to stop
# De-allocate any associated memory usage
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