Corner detection (Important points for object identification and tracking)


This package contains software for image edge and corner detection using the OpenCV library. It implements edge detectors (Laplace, Sobel and Canny) and Harris-Stephens corner detector. The purpose of the detection is to find important points to be used later for object identification and tracking.

Package Summary

Title Detection of Important Points
License freeware license
(See the 'license.txt' file in the package.)
Package content ZIP archive software package, libraries and documentation
Size 33472441 Bytes
Required tools
& platform
MS Visual Studio .NET 2008, OpenCV, MS Windows XP
Installation notes
  • Download package
  • Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86 or x64) - Downloadable from
  • Unzip package
  • Add the 'Lib' directory to the PATH system variable or copy the libraries contained there in to the 'App' directory.
  • Using the 'cmd' command, open a terminal window in the 'App' directory
  • At the terminal window command line, run the 'Corner.exe' program with the image file name as parameter
See the 'readme.txt file in the root directory and the 'corner.pdf' file in the package 'Doc' directory.

Result Category

Project number Contract section Year RIV category Comment
1ET400750408 2.1 2008 S SW

Contact Person

Please, do not hesitate to contact Zdenek Pohl to obtain more information.