[TriLUG] this is a serious question - how to detect things in photos with Linux

Robert Dale robdale at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 09:35:34 EST 2012

"nude.js is a JavaScript implementation of a nudity scanner based on
approaches from research papers"


On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 10:55 PM, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Background: I have been tasked with building the technical end of a 21st century photo booth, the kind you sit in that used to spit out four photos, for a company on the Outer Banks.  Instead of printing out photos said company wants to upload photos to their Facebook page, website, etc.. perhaps even Tweet them.
> Easy enough, right?  (famous last words)  Get a Linux single-board-computer (one with wi-fi to connect to the office network and Internet), a webcam, write some simple scripts and success!
> But that said, being as this will be an automated process and people are people I need to come up with a way to detect boobs, butts and junk (yes, I'm serious) to filter and objectionable pictures before they are uploaded.
> Has anyone done anything like this?  I've seen some projects on-line that shoots water at squirrels eating birdseed and whatnot and maybe that's the way.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> Greg
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