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SimpleCV will NOT be part of Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2014.

  • Feb 21, 2014

We regret to inform that SimpleCV has decided not to be part of the Google Summer of Code 2014 program this year. It was not an easy decision, as many of the core developers involved are big advocators of open source software in addition to the program being a fantastic way for students to contribute to opensource and get paid doing so. The past couple years have been quite successful for the SimpleCV project during...

This week in SimpleCV 5/14/13

  • May 14, 2013

As it stands, all Google Summer of Code 2013 proposals are in and we are busy digging in to them. Very happy with all the contributions people have made, we ended up with almost 70 applications this year so please sit tight as there are a lot of very talented people who have submitted proposals. We have been allocated our slots for students this summer, so please wait until the official Google announcement as we...

This week in SimpleCV 5/3/2013

  • May 3, 2013

It has been another fantastic week for SimpleCV! Today marks the deadline for Google Summer of Code proposal submissions. A number of promissing new students have submitted a bunch of great new features. These include: A new smart rotate function that attempts to automatically straighten photos and images. Improvements to the mean color computation. A new image normalization method. Numerous other bug fixes to the findLines method, color conversions, and the machine learning libraries. Special...

This week in SimpleCV

  • Apr 26, 2013

SimpleCV had a fantastic week. We had a record number of pull requests thanks to our wonderful and talented Google Summer of Code students. Our prospective students have done a great job of helping us fix bugs and release new features. There is still a week to go before the application deadline. Home highlights of the past couple of weeks include: A new Prewitt edge detector. Motion blur operation. A way cool edge snap feature....

New SimpleCV Website

  • Apr 22, 2013

We recently re-skinned the SimpleCV website and did some minor house keeping to the content and organization. Our goal was two fold, we wanted move to a more minimal design, and we also wanted to add some features that would allow us to show more user generated content. SimpleCV has now been in existence for over two years and we are starting to see an overwhelming number of really cool user projects. We wanted to...

SimpleCV Tutorial At PyCon

  • Mar 28, 2013

We just returned from PyCon and we wanted to open-source all of the materials from our tutorial so those who couldn’t attend could still learn about SimpleCV. All of the course materials are available at this github repository. Posted below are the slides from the presentation as well as the video. If you want you can download the repository and follow along in the iPython notebook while watching the video and reading the slides.

SimpleCV at Talk PyCon

  • Mar 28, 2013

We had the honor of presenting both a talk and tutorial at PyCon this year. The video for the talk was recently posted and we wanted to share it with the community as we think they are awesome learning resources. The ipython notebook for the talk can be found here

Tons of Updates

  • Sep 10, 2012

So first off, the SimpleCV team would like to aplogize for waiting a while to give a blog post update. Our last blog post update was over 4 months ago, and typically when you visit an Open Source project you like to see frequent updates to know the project is being worked on. Although it’s been a while and we haven’t posted updates, which may lead you to believe there haven’t been any, that is...

New Website Launched!

  • Jul 5, 2012

This is a new section, so we’re just getting some content together for it. Check back in about a day or two to see the latest. The short version is that this week we’re out at CVPR. If you’re attending, please stop on by our booth. We’d love to show you in person what we’ve been working on!