In an earlier post Low-Cost Mobile Phone Lenses Compared, I compared the $40 Xenvo Pro Lens to the $100 SANDMARC WIDE ANGLE lens. At 2.5 times the cost of the Xenvo, the SANDMARC had significantly less distortion in the raw image. This is a fair evaluation if you plan to use the Xenvo Pro for […]
In a perfect world… well, we don’t live in a perfect world. Errors will always creep in. Fortunately, the OpenCV software library has built-in routines for correcting these errors. In this post, we take a look at 2 types of distortion and how to correct for them. Camera/Lens Distortion Cameras and lenses have intrinsic distortion. […]
A computer vision project we’re working on has the goal of measuring objects in a 17-foot wide window with the camera mounted only 11 feet away. Using the Raspberry Pi V2 camera (Sony IMX219 sensor) with a horizontal field of view of 62.2 degrees isn’t wide enough – seeing only about 12.5 feet wide. Typically […]
One of the most important aspects of SEO is the length of page copy. According to a study done by SERPIQ, the more you write, the higher your page will rank in search engines. As a rule of thumb, pages with over 1200 words tend to rank the highest. Lengthy and detailed posts attract more […]
We’re developing a custom computer vision client application to measure the square footage of product as it moves along the production line. The Intel camera produces a 3D point cloud of objects in its field of view which can be used to calculate distance, shape, and size. Intel provides an SDK for their camera but […]
It happens to the best of us. What was created in the past is no longer good enough to compete in the current market. It’s time for a change. *gulp* Your website needs to be re-designed. Are you ready for a website redesign? Website development is not always the most popular decision for a business […]
A great song depends on a musical idea, a short riff, a passage, or phrase, that is used to “catch the ear of the listener.” In a similar fashion, the Internet depends on “hooks” so that one system can catch the attention of another. This is the premise of a webhook. Imagine you’re expecting a […]
Don’t Get Hook’d As we approach the end of 2018, a year that saw global companies fall prey to malicious attacks and millions of individuals personal information stolen; we look back and wonder what, if anything, could have been done to stop such acts of malice.
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7 of the most overlooked features on websites When you create a new website, it’s easy to look for aesthetics rather than practicalities. You want it to look nice for your visitors, and while that certainly is important, you may be ignoring essential elements.