Learn how computer vision works, how augmented reality renders digital graphics into the physical world via an iPhone’s camera, and how to incorporate these technologies into your own apps. This book shows you how to take full advantage of computer vision technologies.

Interacting with other people online usually involves user-generated images and videos; whether it be “memes”, short videos, or heavily-modified images. Before smart phones, generating this content required a professional using high-level image and video editing software. Not any more.
This book will teach you to use computer vision in the most popular ways, such as for facial recognition, image to text analysis and, of course, recording a video of a dancing hot dog in your living room. Starting with the history of computer vision, image and video processing fundamentals, and an introduction to developing augmented reality applications, you’ll learn to incorporate computer vision both in the conten …