Computer Vision System Toolbox

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R2014a (Version 6.0)

Released: 6 Mar 2014

Version 6.0, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Stereo vision functions for rectification, disparity calculation, scene reconstruction, and stereo camera calibration
  • Optical character recognition (OCR)
  • Binary Robust Invariant Scalable Keypoints (BRISK) feature detection and extraction
  • App for labeling images for training cascade object detectors
  • C code generation for Harris and minimum eigenvalue corner detectors using MATLAB Coder

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2013b+ (Version 5.3.1) - 16 Oct 2013

Version 5.3.1, part of Release 2013b+, includes bug fixes.

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R2013b (Version 5.3) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 5.3, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Camera intrinsic, extrinsic, and lens distortion parameter estimation using camera calibration app
  • Camera calibration functions for checkerboard pattern detection, camera parameter estimation, correct lens distortion, and visualization of results
  • Histogram of Oriented Gradients (HOG) feature extractor
  • C code generation support for 12 additional functions

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R2013a (Version 5.2) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 5.2, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Cascade object detector training using Haar, Histogram of Oriented Gradients (HOG), and Local Binary Patterns (LBP) features
  • Fast Retina Keypoint (FREAK) algorithm for feature extraction
  • Hamming distance method for matching features
  • Multicore support in matchFeatures function and Foreground Detector System object
  • Functions for corner detection, geometric transformation estimation, and text and graphics overlay, augmenting similar System objects

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R2012b (Version 5.1) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 5.1, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Kalman filter and Hungarian algorithm for multiple object tracking
  • Image and video annotation for detected or tracked objects
  • Kanade-Lucas-Tomasi (KLT) point tracker
  • HOG-based people detector
  • Video file reader support for H.264 codec (MPEG-4) on Windows 7

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012a (Version 5.0) - 1 Mar 2012

Version 5.0, part of Release 2012a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Viola-Jones object detection
  • MSER feature detection, extraction, and matching
  • CAMShift object tracking
  • Integral image computation and filtering
  • MATLAB Compiler support for detectSURFFeatures and disparity functions

See the Release Notes for details.