OpenCV which stand for Open Source Computer vision library is a libray of programming functions mainly aimed at real time computer vision developed by Intel.This library can be used with many programming languages which include C++,python,processing etc…
It can be downloaded at OpenCV.
In this tutorial series I am using C++ under Windows 7 in CodeBlocks IDE which be downloaded at CodeBlocks.
1.Download OpenCV for windows from the above link.Run any examples under samples directory to ensure that OpenCV is installed correctly.
2.Download CodeBlocks for windows from the above link
3.Configure OpenCV to work with CodeBlocks using this tutorial