Index GpuMat channels without copying

asked 2016-11-08 14:07:49 -0500

mescarra gravatar image

Hello everybody!

I am currently using OpenCV-3.1 and I was wondering whether there was a way of indexing a cv::cuda::GpuMat channels without calling cv::cuda::split.

I don't need to write to these channels, I just need to perform arithmetic operations with each channel separately and save them somewhere else (i.e., cv::cuda::divide(gpu_red, gpu_blue, gpu_rdb) ).

I don't want to use split because it copies matrices and it's very computationally expensive (it is currently, by far, my app's bottleneck).

Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Just like a Mat element, I am guessing that internally a GpuMat will be stored as a memory vector. That means that if you know the size of your image, you can index it by jumping to the correct memory location. Take a look at this SO topic.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2016-11-09 04:20:23 -0500 )edit