Real-time face detection using OpenCV, Node.js, and WebSockets

2 December 2014

I’ve been meaning to play with OpenCV for quite some time now. To get my feet wet, I created a small demo using node-opencv, which provides OpenCV bindings for Node.js, and WebSockets to capture video from a webcam and stream the processed frames to a web browser in real-time.

Here’s a video of it in action:

The source code is also available on GitHub.

Categories: AI, Web

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