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Human detection on android phones

asked 2019-03-28 03:58:17 -0500

I have downloaded OpenCV 4 and Android Studio 3.3.2 and am looking for a tutorial to detect humans (preferably using Haar cascades) in a video input to android. Any leads?

I have already created apks for some simple OpenCV functions (like conversion of a coloured image to grayscale). Also using the mobile vision api of google, I was able to make face detection apks. No success yet with human detection.

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I want to detect humans for one of my apps. but the problem is im a arts student and i know coding so i started building my app through a online webisite (after reading this article) The issue is the online website I'm using to design app has no such option, so I was thinking, is there any way to add OpenCV in the project? Thanks

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answered 2019-03-28 04:09:32 -0500

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updated 2019-03-28 04:39:20 -0500

haar cascades for humans are no more available in opencv3, but there are other options:

  • HOGDescriptor (has pretrained model for upright humans)
  • pretrained dnn models (e.g.yolo)
  • dpm (from opencv_contrib, more robust than HOG, but much slower)

unfortunately, no readymade android tutorials available for this, and if you expected to "just grab some code and be done with it" -- no, bad luck. ;(

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