NVIDIA CUDA: Kepler Vs. Fermi Architecture
By on March 28th, 2012

The era of the next-generation graphics is finally upon us. If you’ve been hankering after a graphics card upgrade lately and wanted to see what NVIDIA’s reply to AMD’s Radeon HD 7970 is, wait no further. The green squad has taken the cloaks off of their GeForce GTX 680, a new piece of graphics silicon targeted at consumers and the enthusiast mob based on its latest Kepler architecture. NVIDIA claims that its new GTX 680 is the fastest and most power-efficient GPU ever made offering significant performance enhancements over its rivals.

CUVI Version 0.8 Released
By on March 21st, 2012

We are pleased to announce the new version of CUVI lib. Our team has been working hard on this release to bring significant improvements over the previous version. You can download the latest release from this link.

Changes from version 0.5:

New modules:

Motion Detection using CUVI
By on March 14th, 2012

CUVI library comes with a lot of image processing building blocks that can be used to build countless applications. For example the Feature Detection & Tracking module of CUVI can be used for motion detection in a live video stream, intrusion detection and tracking an object of interest throughout a video stream or series of cameras. The processing pipeline for motion detection goes as follows:

Histogram Equalization Added In CUVI Version 0.6
By on August 19th, 2011

CUVI version 0.6 is under development. One of its new features is the histogram equalization of images.

Histogram Equalization is an image processing technique for contrast enhancement of low contrast images. Our implementation is 3 to 6 times faster than the one offered by OpenCV 2.2, with same output. The speed depends on image size as well as image intensity values. Currently, only 8 bit greyscale images are supported, and we hope to add support for other image types in future releases of CUVI.