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Proof Elves Exist !

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Open any Linux executable binary up in a text editor - and the little guys have written ELF at the beginning of EVERY FILE !!!  (They started the rumor that this means "Executable and Linking Format" .. but we know better !


First Print - Success !

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RasPi Box being born.... 


Andrew Davidson's Vision-Based User Interface - Programming In Java Book is Online and In Print

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Andrew Davidson has a new book out which utilizes JavaCV and it looks like he covers a variety of topics. In the past I have found his writing entertaing, and backed by small, concise, and working code examples.

http://fivedots.coe.psu.ac.th/~ad/vbi/


Bhouston's InMoov

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Check out the cool video bhouston did..  Great Build !   We might reconsider Victory geture to be renamed Bird :)


OpenCV ScoreBoard

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      Current OpenCV ScoreBoard

System  Worky/No-Worky Comments
x86.32.windows tested by borsaci - 

Compiling OpenCV JavaCPP JavaCV for Raspberry Pi

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Reference to Salaboy's great tutorial
http://salaboy.com/2013/06/14/using-javacv-in-the-raspberry-pi-linux-arm/

Hardware requirements
A Raspberry Pi <<revision memory picture>>
A 16 GB 20Mb/s SD card was purchased and used for the build after spending a day+ waiting for a compile to run on a usb drive.

Operating System
wheezy - hard point (link)


Platforms

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This is a matrix of platform information and their support.  One wonderful qualities of Java is its portability.  However, interfacing directly to hardware or using C/C++ libraries we need to build native JNI shims.
This matrix should help identify what is needed.


Easy OpenCV 2.4.6 Here We Come !!!

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WoooHooo JavaCV 0.6 + OpenCV 2.4.6 in MRL on Windows X86 - 64 bit ! 
Soooo... it looks as if the JavaCV project bundles its own build !!!!  We'll that is exciting, it means they already did 95% of the work !!!


I do believe there's a mac on my pc !

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Thanks to the magic of virtual box - I can now run a mac on my pc - so I can support kmc's evil machine !