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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Chapter 3. Hello World

After installing the Emgu CV library, our first task is to get started and make something interesting happen. Here, we are going to start our first Emgu CV project. Using Emgu CV is not as difficult as it may seem; all we have to do is add certain references and make use of Emgu controls.

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We assume that the user has basic knowledge of C# and is able to create a new C# project.

Emgu CV is a C# wrapper for OpenCV. Unlike other wrappers, it is written purely in C# and doesn't use unsafe code. Emgu CV opens the OpenCV library of programming functions—mainly for real-time computer vision—to C# programmers.

As Emgu CV is a wrapper for C++ code, two main types of Dynamic-link libraries (DLLs) are included. The first type is the ...

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