OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision Library) is released under a BSD license and hence it’s free for both academic and commercial use. It has C++, Python and Java interfaces and supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS and Android. OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications. Written in optimized C/C++, the library can take advantage of multi-core processing. Enabled with OpenCL, it can take advantage of the hardware acceleration of the underlying heterogeneous compute platform.

Adopted all around the world, OpenCV has more than 47 thousand people of user community and estimated number of downloads exceeding 14 million. Usage ranges from interactive art, to mines inspection, stitching maps on the web or through advanced robotics.

Latest news

New OpenCV 4.0 Beta & OpenVINO™ toolkit
Oct 16, 2018
OpenCV 4.0-beta and OpenVINO toolkit components have been released
OpenCV 4.0-alpha
Sep 20, 2018
OpenCV 4.0 alpha is out!
AI DevCon 2018
May 11, 2018
On May 23-24th Intel runs AI DevCon 2018 – IA- and CV-centric conference with lots of interesting material and some real demos.
OpenCV 3.4.1
Feb 27, 2018
We are glad to present the first 2018 release of OpenCV, v3.4.1, with further improved DNN module and many other improvements and bug fixes.