O'Reilly logo

Learning Image Processing with OpenCV by Gloria Bueno García, Oscar Deniz Suarez, José Luis Espinosa Aranda, Jesus Salido Tercero, Ismael Serrano Gracia, Noelia Vállez Enano

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Handling Image and Video Files

This chapter is intended as a first contact with OpenCV, its installation, and first basic programs. We will cover the following topics:

  • A brief introduction to OpenCV for the novice, followed by an easy step-by-step guide to the installation of the library
  • A quick tour of OpenCV's structure after the installation in the user's local disk
  • Quick recipes to create projects using the library with some common programming frameworks
  • How to use the functions to read and write images and videos
  • Finally, we describe the library functions to add rich user interfaces to the software projects, including mouse interaction, drawing primitives, and Qt support

An introduction to OpenCV

Initially developed by Intel, OpenCV

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required