GraphLab Computer Vision Toolkit aims to provide fully distributed wrappers to algorithms in OpenCV, an open-source library aimed at real-time computer vision. Currently, the only implemented algorithm is Image-Stitching, where the goal is to create a composite panoramic image from a collection of images.
Eventually, GraphLab Computer Vision Toolkit will become it’s own spin-off project called CloudCV, a comprehensive system that will provide access to state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms on the cloud.
CloudCV will be accessible to everyone:
- Computer vision researchers who do not want to or do not have resources to reinvent a large-scale distributed computer vision system
- Scientists who are not computer vision experts but have large image data collections that needs to be analyzed
- Developers and users who simply want black-box computer vision APIs.