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About Toby McClean

Edge Computing and AIoT is an exciting space since it is an opportunity to use technology in new and innovative ways. Yet technology must deliver value to the stakeholders. Helping people and companies understand and unlock the value of the edge and AIoT and helping to deliver solutions that realize this value is what I spend most of my time doing these days.

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Vizi-AI Project – Social Distancing

September 7, 2020 12:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

OpenCV OAK-D camera with ADLINK Edge AI hardware & software to build a social distancing solution.

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ADLINK Social Distancing
OpenCV OAK-D camera with ADLINK Edge AI hardware & software to build a social distancing solution.

As we deal with these unprecedented times …


A Bitesize- What is a Digital Image?

April 20, 2020 3:55 pm Published by Comments Off on A Bitesize- What is a Digital Image?


A digital image is a grid, with a set of numerical values at each location in the grid. Each location in the grid is known as a pixel, the smallest addressable element, and the values at that location represent …


A definition of Object Detection?

April 20, 2020 3:36 pm Published by Comments Off on A definition of Object Detection?

Object Detection is a computer vision technique for locating instances of objects in images or videos. The algorithms used for object detection typically use machine learning or deep learning techniques to produce meaningful results.

For example, in the image that …


What is Computer Vision

April 20, 2020 3:32 pm Published by Comments Off on What is Computer Vision

Computer Vision (often referred to as CV) seeks to have a computer “see” and “understand”, in the same way that human vision does.

It includes:

  • Stitching together photos
  • Self-driving vehicles
  • Robotics
  • Automated inspection of mass goods for industry
  • Automatically labeling


How to install Opencv for use with Python3 on Ubuntu 18.04

April 15, 2020 3:08 pm Published by Comments Off on How to install Opencv for use with Python3 on Ubuntu 18.04

Background

This article covers the quickest way to install OpenCV on Ubuntu 18.04 using the Aptitude package manager. This will automatically make sure that the prerequisites are met and installed. It’s worth noting that if you require a specific version …


How to detect objects in a picture and classify them using OpenVINO with Python

April 15, 2020 2:01 pm Published by Comments Off on How to detect objects in a picture and classify them using OpenVINO with Python

The computer vision capability we’re highlighting in this tutorial is object detection, using networks that have been trained on large datasets, to detect and classify objects.

The application accepts an input image and outputs an image with bounding boxes around …