Using Open CV to solve a real world problem

John Harrison (13.Jul.2017 at 10:30, 50 min)
Talk at OpenWest Conference 2017 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

OpenCV allows you to process photos in new and exciting ways. This talk is a real-world use case of the software: building a diagram recognizer for Lucidchart. Our goal was to create a system that would allow a user to take a photograph of a flowchart on a whiteboard and create a Lucidchart diagram from that photograph. We were able to achieve this goal but decided to not commercialize the system. I will discuss the challenges faced, the capabilities of the system, and the real world limitations. [155]

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Rating: 5 of 5

13.Jul.2017 at 21:33 by Sean Dague (1 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I really appreciated a talk showing a hard thing that was attempted, even though it turned out to fail in the end. Sharing the learning along the way was great.

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