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  • My two cents about coronavirus

    As of today, by opening (italian) Google news section, 85% of news are about COVID-19 also known as coronavirus. I promised myself to not write anything about this subject but...

  • A quick recap

    By today all important and/or interesting posts from the old blog are online here. I would like to say thanks to all who “migrated” to the new site. Here I...

  • OCR on license plates

    Today we will take a look at some simple OCR applied on license plates. I know this sounds very exciting (and it is) because of what you can learn if...

  • License plate detection with OpenCV and Python

    Next you will find some code which will let you to detect license plate. This project is divided mainly in two parts: plate detection and character recognition. The code you...

  • Detect license plates in images using OpenALPR API

    Today I wanna talk about detecting objects in images, in particular car plates. As you can see from my articles, I like this topic because it is very broad and...

  • Barcode reader with Python, OpenCV and Pyzbar

    Today we are gonna read a barcode (and QR code) with Python, OpenCV and the dedicated library Pyzbar. First thing we do is install pyzbar using pip. So, open you...

  • How to install OpenCV on Windows 10 and Python 3.6

    I remember, my first time I installed OpenCV was trivial and complicated. Didn’t know what a whell file was or how to use pip. Right while I am writing this...

  • Extract ROI from image with Python and OpenCV

    The next script will detect, extract and save characters from a similar image to the source below. Don’t expect this to work with complex image. import cv2 import numpy as...

  • Solve “Failed to init API, possibly an invalid tessdata path” Error

    Possible solution to solve “Failed to init API, possibly an invalid tessdata path” error RuntimeError: Failed to init API, possibly an invalid tessdata path: <PATH> It’s supposed that you already...

  • Solve exit code -1073741819 (0xC0000005) error in PyCharm

    So, doing some things with Python while I had to use the debugger. When I clicked the debug button in PyCharm, this happened: Process finished with exit code -1073741819 (0xC0000005)...