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Find the Make and Model of Cars in a Traffic Video

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Available on GitHub.

This recipe uses the Video Metadata Extraction algorithm and the Car Make and Model Recognition algorithm to find useful information from traffic videos.

For the full blog post related to this recipe, see Video Processing of Traffic Videos

Getting Started

Install the Algorithmia client from PyPi:

  install algorithmia 

You’ll also need a free Algorithmia account, which includes 5,000 free credits a month.

Sign up here, and then grab your API key.

Find this line in the script:

 
client = Algorithmia.client("YOUR_API_KEY")
 

and add in your API key.

How to Process Videos to Find a Car’s Make and Model

After putting in your own API key to the line above run it in your console environment:

  car_classifier.py 

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