Training a Custom Object Detector with DLIB & Making Gesture Controlled Applications

Training a Custom Object Detector with DLIB & Making Gesture Controlled Applications

In this article, you will learn how to build python-based gesture-controlled applications using AI. We will guide you all the way with step-by-step instructions. I’m sure you will have loads of fun and learn many useful concepts following the tutorial.

Specifically, you will learn the following:

  • How to train a custom Hand Detector with Dlib.
  • How to cleverly automate the data collection & annotation step with image processing so we don’t have to label anything.
  • How to convert normal PC applications like Games and Video Players to be controlled via hand gestures.

Here’s a demo of what we’ll be building in this Tutorial: