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OpenCV AI Kit

A project in Boulder, CO by OpenCV

Status: Active

A tiny, powerful, open source Spatial AI system
Backers: 3999
Average Daily Pledges: $33,046
Average Pledge Per Backer: $190

Funding: $760,061 of $20,000
Dates: Jul 14th -> Aug 13th (30 days)
Project By: OpenCV
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Latest News

Ask The OAK Team Anything, We Reveal the T-Shirt Design and Support for Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
While this was being written, news came in about the massive explosion and resulting devastation in Beirut, Lebanon. If you can, take some time today to give money to or otherwise support a relief organization aiding the human beings affected by this... (Read More)

Did You Know OAK is Open Hardware? Plus: Mystery Goal #2 is Almost Revealed and We're Doing a Reddit AMA Tomorrow

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to August, OAK community! Well, technically our first August post was yesterday when we reminded you about the Reddit AMA, in fact, let’s start there again today... Tomorrow: Reddit AMA With Satya Mallick Satya and Brandon show their... (Read More)

How To Set A Reminder For The Reddit AMA With Satya and Brandon

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hope the weekend is swell for all you folks. I'm just dropping in to remind you about the AMA next week with OpenCV CEO Satya Mallick and OAK Chief Engineer Brandon Gilles, from 12:30pm - 2:30pm PDT on Tuesday, August 4th the three-week anniversary... (Read More)

Community Friday #2 - The Power of Myriad X, Community Spotlight

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
It’s Friday, and everybody’s working for the weekend but us. In case you missed this week’s updates, we announced ROS 1 + ROS 2 compatibility and support for MicroPython, introduced a new reward level, and showed off our hard synchronization... (Read More)

New T-Shirt Tier, Our Reddit AMA, and Synchronizing Neural Inference and Spatial Data

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s Thursday, and if you’re reading this you are probably into computer vision. Us too! So weird that we’d all be in the same place at the same time. In case you missed yesterday’s update, we added a new Pledge Level / Reward, you got a free... (Read More)

A New Pledge Level, Cool Agriculture Uses, Longer Cables, and the 2-week Summary Infographic

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to Wednesday, Computer Visioneers! In case you missed it, yesterday we talked about MicroPython and highlighted the different neural networks OAK supports out of the box. Today marks the full 2-weeks of the campaign. You'll find an updated... (Read More)

Community Votes Update, OAK 101: Using Different Neural Networks, MicroPython, and More!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Tuesday, Spatial AI crew! In case you missed out, yesterday we announced ROS support. First some good press: Yesterday OAK was featured on TechCrunch Japan! To all of our new Japanese backers: Welcome to the community, and thank you so much for... (Read More)

OAK Will Be ROS Compliant + Community Vote For OAK Case Color

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to the working week, OAK enthusiasts! In case you missed Community Friday, we highlighted OAK’s 3D printable open source mounts, and shared a video from Spatial AI competition entrant Marx Melencio’s visual assistance project, and posted... (Read More)

Community Friday #1 - OAK Camera Specs & Community Spotlights

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday, Spatial AI fans! Welcome to this, the first ever Community Friday update. We’ve almost made it through another work week, and just like last week it was full of cool stuff for open source Spatial AI. This week in the campaign we... (Read More)

Revealing Mystery Stretch Goal #1

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy folks! We’re back again with the second half of today’s update in which we’re revealing the first Mystery Goal, which will unlock when the campaign reaches $1,200,000. Without further ado… The first Mystery Stretch Goal unlocks a Free... (Read More)

OAK-1 PoE Version Stretch Goal Unlocked as We Hit $500,000!

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Thursday, spatial computing enthusiasts! We’ve got a duo of important news you can use today, starting with the campaign and community hitting a big milestone: We have now raised over $500,000! This means we hit our third Stretch Goal,... (Read More)

OpenCV AI Kit Campaign First Week Review and New (Wireless & Mysterious) Stretch Goals

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Wednesday, OAK Community! As many of you will know (especially you Early Birds) yesterday marked 1 full week since the OpenCV AI Kit was launched here on Kickstarter. A lot has happed in just one week! Here’s a short list of some of the... (Read More)

OpenCV AI Kit On Kickstarter

July 22nd - via: i-programmer.info
To celebrate its 20th Anniversary OpenCV has announced its OpenCV AI Kit, affordable hardware and software for AI-powered Computer Vision, and initiated a Kickstarter Campaign. (Read More)

Phase 1 Winners of OpenCV Spatial AI Competition Sponsored by Intel Announced!

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Tuesday, OAK community! This morning we are pleased as punch to announce the winners of Phase 1 of the OpenCV Spatial AI Competition Sponsored by Intel, and you can find all of the details on the OpenCV Blog including project summaries, the... (Read More)

OpenCV launches a successful Kickstarter campaign for low cost smart cameras with depth perception

July 21st - via: finance.yahoo.com
OpenCV.org has launched a Kickstarter campaign to mass produce its smart cameras with depth perception. The smart cameras, named OpenCV AI Kit, come in two configurations. (Read More)

Adrian Rosebrock (PyImageSearch) interview with OAK Chief Architect Brandon Gilles

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to the working week, OAK fans! Today is going to be a whirlwind- as mentioned this weekend we'll be announcing the winners of Phase 1 of the OpenCV Spatial AI Competition Sponsored by Intel today, but first we'd like to direct your attention... (Read More)

Phase 1 Winners of OpenCV Spatial AI Competition Sponsored by Intel to Be Announced Monday

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
First off thanks to all 2100+ backers that have joined us in the campaign, especially those of you who have shared your enthusiasm on social media. Some of you may recall that a week before we launched the OAK campaign here on Kickstarter, we... (Read More)

Versatile, 3D Printable, OAK Mounting Options & Cases + We Hit 2,000 Backers!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday we showed you how simple it is for even someone new to machine learning to create a custom detector from scratch. Thanks again for your work, Intern Joash! We think this software versatility is really important for OAK. There’s another... (Read More)

Training A Personal Protective Equipment Detector From Scratch with OpenCV AI Kit

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
OAK was started to solve a human safety issue- and that goal is still baked into the project. We also believe that in order to be maximally effective, this technology needs to be simple to use. One of the biggest ways these two core philosophies... (Read More)

$250,000! Two Goals Down, Three To Go

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! We’re barely 30 hours into the campaign, and we’ve already broken through two of the five announced stretch goals. At this rate we might have to come up with some new ones… As a result of your enthusiasm and help spreading the word... (Read More)

We Hit The $100,000 Mark- One Stretch Goal Down!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Part of what makes OAK different than other AI/CV solutions how easy simple it is to get started. We believe that the more quickly people can see results, the more engaged they'll be, especially when learning something new... and OAK is pretty new.... (Read More)

500 Backers, Flight of the Early Birds!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This has been a really exciting morning for the OAK team. We have all put a lot of labor into this project, and to see it be embraced by so many of our peers so quickly has been incredible. Just now we passed our 500th backer, all of the OAK-D early... (Read More)

200% Funded Before We Could Write The Funded In 20 Minutes Post

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what a warm welcome! The OpenCV AI Kit launched this morning at 9AM EST, and by 9:20AM we had passed our campaign goal. It's 9:55 and we've passed 200% funded. We are completely blown away and humbled by the reaction, thank you all so much...... (Read More)

OpenCV AI Kit aims to do for computer vision what Raspberry Pi did for hobbyist hardware

July 14th - via: techcrunch.com
A new gadget called the OpenCV AI Kit, or OAK, looks to replicate the success of Raspberry Pi and other minimal computing solutions, but for the growing fields of computer vision and 3D perception. Its new multi-camera PCBs pack a lot of capability into a small, open-source unit and are now seeking funding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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