Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Face detection and multiple camera feed's

Today set up an tested 3 webCam simultaneously with Opencv to confirm it can handle multiple feeds, there seems to be a small delay while it is running (I can watch myself blink) but its not huge.

Also tried out the Face detection using Haar-like feature detection example that comes with opencv, this worked but was slow,the camera feed seemed to stutter and very gradually grow out of sync with realtime leaving a lag of a few seconds.

I think this may be because it is checking every single frame it receives for faces,it also takes half second to check most of the time, and occasionally  will  pick out items that do not even appear facelike. Training my of Haar classifier might be a good idea.

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