Test application for iPhone with OpenCV library
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Using OpenCV on iPhone

This source repository includes pre-compiled OpenCV library and headeres so that you can get started easily! More documents you can see on this article.

Building Static Link Version of OpenCV

If you want to build it from source code, you can do by next steps.

  1. Building OpenCV 2.1 requiers CMake. You can easily install it by using MacPorts.

    % sudo port install cmake
  2. Clone this project from github.com, then move into the project directory

    % git clone git://github.com/niw/iphone_opencv_test.git
  3. Download the source code for OpenCV from Sourceforge. Save OpenCV-2.1.0.tar.bz2 into the project root.

  4. Use the provided Makefile:

    % make

This will extract the downloaded archive, apply a patch to the OpenCV code, generate appropriate cmakefile suport using the opencv_cmake.sh script, and finally make the static libraries for simulator and device.

Build support script

Build support script opencv_cmake.sh has some options to build OpenCV with iOS SDK. Try --help option to get the all options of it.

Change Log

  • 08/22/2010 - Support OpenCV 2.1.0 + iOS SDK 4.x
  • 12/21/2009 - Support Snow Leopard + iPhone SDK 3.1.2, Thank you Hyon!
  • 11/15/2009 - Support OpenCV to 2.0.0 + iPhone SDK 3.x
  • 03/14/2009 - Release this project with OpenCV 1.0.0 + iPhone SDK 2.x