Automating lights with Computer Vision & NodeJS

A smart Computer Vision and NodeJS based solution that turns off the lights when not in use, and saves power.

Mudassir H
Dec 6, 2019 · 5 min read
Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Henry McIntosh on Unsplash

The Challenge

So how do we address this?

Our response

“Computer Vision, often abbreviated as CV, is defined as a field of study that seeks to develop techniques to help computers ‘see’ and understand the content of digital images such as photographs and videos.”

— Jason Brownlee, in his article on machine learning.

Steps to implement

Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Since people are present in Quadrant 2, the system lights up only quadrant 2

Conclusion


Mudassir is a tech agnostic Engineer at Softway, who believes choosing the right problem to consider solving is dependent on the value it brings to society rather than the technology chosen to solve it. He enjoys family time on weekends and dotes on his baby boy, when not working on tech.

Humanity Required

A modern lens on tech, workplace culture, and brand.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store