OpenCV 4.5.0 has been released!
- OpenCV license has been changed to Apache 2 (OpenCV 3.x will keep using BSD)
- GSoC is over, all projects were success and most of them have already been merged. Optimizations for RISC-V, bindings for Julia language, real-time single object tracking, improved SIFT and others
- OpenJPEG is now used by default for JPEG2000
- Supported multiple OpenCL contexts
- Improvements in dnn module:
- Support latest OpenVINO 2021.1 release
- Tengine lite support for inference on ARM
- Many fixes and optimizations in CUDA backend
- Added Python bindings for G-API module
- Multiple fixes and improvements in flann module
- Added Robot-World/Hand-Eye calibration function
More details can be found in the Changelog.
Most of bugfixes and improvements have made their way to both 3.4 and master branches.
Big thanks to everybody who contributed (here is the incomplete list of patch authors; please report if you contributed but do not see your name here):
Alexander Alekhin, Liubov Batanina, Giles Payne, Maksim Shabunin, Tomoaki Teshima, Anatoliy Talamanov, Ilya Churaev, Orest Chura, Pierre-Emmanuel Viel, Vadim Levin, Namgoo Lee, YashasSamaga, Alexey Smirnov, Dmitry Matveev, Maksym Ivashechkin, Suleyman TURKMEN, Vadim Pisarevsky, Yosshi999, catree, kadi soheib, pemmanuelviel, Aitik Gupta, Ruslan Garnov, danielenricocahall, Alessandro de Oliveira Faria (A.K.A.CABELO), Alexander Smorkalov, Anastasiya(Asya) Pronina, Anna Petrovicheva, Danny, Dustin Rodrigues, Maksim Doronin, Maxim Pashchenkov, Sergei Slashchinin, Yashas Samaga B L, Alexey Lapshin, AsyaPronina, Christoph Gringmuth, Dervon, Dmitry Kurtaev, Elizarov Ilya, Florian Jung, Gabriel, Gary Bradski, Gil Shotan, Ian Maquignaz, Julien, Mario Emmenlauer, Nathan Godwin, NesQl, Odianosen Ejale, Pavel Rojtberg, Peter Rekdal Sunde, Rafael Sadowski, Shubham Dhumal, Shubham Singh, Sinitsina, Takehiro Kajihara, Yikun Jiang, Zhangyin, Zihao Mu, dmici, extrowerk, jinyup100, lpea, nhlsm, or-toledano, zhaoyue-zephyrus, zhuqiang00099
Namgoo Lee, Pavel Rojtberg, Pierre-Emmanuel Viel, Archit Rungta, DumDereDum, Tomoaki Teshima, Dustin Rodrigues, Vadim Pisarevsky, pemmanuelviel, Ajit Pant, Alexander Alekhin, Elizarov Ilya, Gary Bradski, Giles Payne, Kumataro, Mary Chris Go, Nikita Shulga, arsaratovtsev, berak, cyy, dtmoodie
Download OpenCV 4.5.0
Win pack with dnn module accelerated by Inference Engine (DLDT) (for AVX2 platforms)