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Object Detection Blog Posts

Detecting Direction of Travel

By Jason Koo Jul 06, 2020
Architectural how-to guide for creating a computer vision app that can detect the direction of travel of objects passing in front of a fixed camera.

How a teacher and his students are using robotics & alwaysAI to…

By Stephanie Casola Jun 05, 2020
A teacher and his students in Cyprus are using robotics and the alwaysAI platform to help implement social distancing measures and prevent the spread of…

Create Your Own Contraband Detector

By Lila Mullany Apr 14, 2020
Track and log objects that are contraband for working and learning remotely, such as cell phones, headphones, and books.

How to Build a Simple Computer Vision Texting App Using Twilio

By Carlos Lazo Mar 20, 2020
Here, we’ll show you how easy it is to send automated text messages with a basic example of a computer vision app that can detect a chair and alert a user.

How productOps Used alwaysAI to Keep an Eye on California’s…

By Bernadette St. George Mar 13, 2020
Read to learn how productOps utilized alwaysAI platform to create its Cross Count trail counter — a live video monitoring app for hiking trails.

How a High School Student Gave His Robot Sight with alwaysAI

By Stephanie Casola Mar 12, 2020
Christian Piper, a 16-year-old high school student from Pennsylvania, equipped his First Robotics Competition robot with sight using alwaysAI. Here's how.

Using Multiple Object Detection Models

By Lila Mullany Mar 04, 2020
This tutorial demonstrates how to easily modify an existing app offered with alwaysAI to run multiple object detection models.

Using An Object Detection Model with A Classifier

By Lila Mullany Mar 02, 2020
This tutorial demonstrates how to easily modify existing apps offered with alwaysAI to use a classification model along with an object detection model.

6 Industries Computer Vision Will Change: Use Cases from…

By Komal Devjani Feb 28, 2020
We took our CV platform to hackathons at the top universities in California. Here are some of the projects highlighting the most interesting use cases.

How to Detect Pedestrians and Bicyclists in a Cityscape Video

By Eric VanBuhler Feb 04, 2020
Detecting pedestrians and bicyclists in a cityscape scene is a crucial part of autonomous driving applications.

It's Time to Focus on Computer Vision

By Marty Beard Feb 04, 2020
The future of computer vision is undeniable and brighter than ever. Read to learn why we're excited.

How to Detect People Using alwaysAI

By Eric VanBuhler Jan 29, 2020
Learn how to use object detection applications to detect humans on security cameras. This example uses a starter model from our pre-trained model library.

Using Pose Estimation and Object Detection to Rescue the Elderly

By Vikram Gupta Dec 11, 2019
Learn how we combined the Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 platform, our computer vision developer platform, and the AWS Sagemaker to make a demo elderly care robot.

How We Built a Conference Booth Tracking App

By Jason Koo Nov 19, 2019
We created a conference booth tracking app. Follow this demo to learn how you can create your own custom CV app.

How To Change Computer Vision Models in the alwaysAI Platform

By Jason Koo Oct 16, 2019
In this tutorial, we show you the steps to easily change the computer vision model in the alwaysAI application. In this case, we're using an object detector.

How to Create and Run a Real-time Object Detector Starter App…

By Jason Koo Oct 10, 2019
In this tutorial, we will show you the steps needed to get a real-time object detector starter app up and running quickly and easily on an edge device.

Computer Vision Application Development Lifecycles Explained

By Jason Koo Oct 08, 2019
The software development cycle for computer vision remains relatively similar to many other software projects you may be more used to.

A Developer’s Intro to Computer Vision Libraries

By Jason Koo Oct 07, 2019
Developers have several computer vision libraries available to make the process of building and deploying computer vision simpler and more effective.

Finding Things in an Image in Real Time on the Edge

By Jason Koo Oct 04, 2019
Object detection on embedded devices means deploying straight onto SoC environments where processing happens directly on the device rather than the cloud.

Using Object Detection on IoT Devices

By Nichole Peterson Aug 27, 2019
CV is the part of AI that enables computers to analyze visual data and make decisions based on what they “see.” New technologies such as the Internet of…