This curriculum has been archived and is no longer supported. For our latest courses on Python, consider trying our other curriculums with a 1-Year Unlimited Access Package.
Computer vision is one of the core technologies powering the next generation of consumer and enterprise applications. From detecting counterfeit bills to advanced security systems, daily medical diagnostics, monitoring the health of livestock, and more, computer vision is in high demand throughout nearly every industry – and so is the need for trained developers with these skills.
The Python Computer Vision Mini-Degree is designed to quickly get you developing computer vision and Internet of Things (IoT) applications with Python, NumPy, and OpenCV. You’ll master the core concepts underlying computer vision – including image representation and manipulation, pattern detection, and video and optical flow. As you learn, you’ll build real portfolio-ready projects, including a smart speed camera, an Instagram-style image filter, a smart security camera, and more.
By developing a comprehensive understanding of this powerful technology, you’ll be prepared to take on the world as a well-informed and highly prepared developer.
You will master:
- Python programming basics
- Functional arrays and matrices with NumPy
- Capturing speed with optical flow
- Image manipulation
- Movement detection
Build Computer Vision Projects
Create a portfolio of computer vision projects, including:
- Python language basics
- Object-oriented programming
- Arrays & matrices with NumPy
- Edit contrast, brightness, & grayscale
- Create custom image filters
- Understand convolution
- Build an Instagram-style photo editing app
- Track objects in video
- Determine object speed
- Camera intrinsics
- Visualize object speed & path in realtime
- Create a speed camera app
- Summation notation & image similarity
- Video processing
- Detecting movement in live footage
- Triggering actions from detections
- Build a smart security camera
This curriculum gives you all the tools needed to start developing with computer vision applications with Python – featuring introductory modules for those who have never coded before, to intermediate courses perfect for more experienced developers looking to branch out into new specializations, this Mini-Degree is designed to help you succeed.
Why Learn Computer Vision?
Computer vision is a fast-growing industry where developers are highly in demand. Worldwide, the majority of companies are already using or planning to use computer vision in their operations to increase efficiency. This has resulted in both vast investments in the industry as well as a huge market increase for computer vision.
As you can imagine, both job growth and salaries for computer vision have made lucrative opportunities for many developers – and there is no better time to jump into the industry!
YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY
Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
You can even download your course videos and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.
✅ Watch video lessons
✅ Read text summaries
✅ Explore interactive lessons
✅ Practice with source code
✅ Build real projects
✅ Earn completion certificates
ACHIEVE REAL RESULTS
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
Check out what our learners think below:
I love the lectures, concise course objectives, and how they not only teach you enough to get started, but prepare you for the advanced stuff later down the road.
With Zenva, I started learning a more accurate way to approach problems and develop solutions. It’s full of interesting topics that I love to learn in conjunction with my work.
I chose Zenva because of the large selection of topics and the fact that I can choose what courses I want to take whenever I want to take them. That level of freedom is unique to Zenva.
The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.