[FFmpeg-devel] GSoC 2018

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 17:14:02 EET 2018

On 1/11/2018 11:38 AM, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On 1/11/18, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 04:10:39PM -0900, Lou Logan wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018, at 3:30 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>> Would there be interrest in a project to write a QR code / barcode
>>>> search & decode filter ?
>>> I've personally never scanned a QR code, but maybe I'm an outlier. Seems
>>> more like an OpenCV project to me.
>> The idea would not be so much to use it to scan a single QR code. I was
>> thinking more of running it over a video or a collection of videos and scan
>> the whole video for QR codes, barcodes from products and so on.
>> The idea is for example that if a random product appears in a video, we may
>> have a clear enough view of its barcode or other easy machine readable
>> identifer
>> and can automatically turn it into metadata. This could be quite fun
>> to index and search a large video collection that way.
>> And it also would raise awareness of what easy parsable information people
>> have
>> in their videos
>> OpenCV is BSD, and for basically volunteer work i want to make sure my work
>> and future iterations stay available to the public. BSD does not ensure
>> this.
>> So i probably will not significantly contribute to BSD licensed code unless
>> its paid work.
> So are GPL and LGPL

What do you mean?

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