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Trainspotting: real-time detection of a train’s passing from video


Speaker: Chloe Mawer

Almost anyone can set up their motion detection surveillance using just a few Python functions. This talk will walk through the development of a model used to detect whether a train is passing and in what direction it is going using a real-time video feed. You’ll learn some basic motion detection techniques in Python as well as the effects of video quality on implementation.

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