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Inference Engine Python* API

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Project moved from openvino-python to openvino (

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This project moved from openvino-python to openvino, and 2021.1 version to be removed in the default view. The specific version is still available for users depending on this exact version by using openvino-python==2021.1.

OpenVINO™ Toolkit

OpenVINO™ toolkit quickly deploys applications and solutions that emulate human vision. Based on Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), the toolkit extends computer vision (CV) workloads across Intel® hardware, maximizing performance. The OpenVINO™ toolkit includes the Deep Learning Deployment Toolkit (DLDT).

OpenVINO™ toolkit:

  • Enables CNN-based deep learning inference on the edge
  • Supports heterogeneous execution across an Intel® CPU, Intel® Integrated Graphics, Intel® FPGA, Intel® Neural Compute Stick 2, and Intel® Vision Accelerator Design with Intel® Movidius™ VPUs
  • Speeds time-to-market via an easy-to-use library of computer vision functions and pre-optimized kernels
  • Includes optimized calls for computer vision standards, including OpenCV* and OpenCL™

Operating Systems:

  • Ubuntu* 20.04 long-term support (LTS), 64-bit

Install the Runtime Package Using the PyPI Repository

  1. Set up and update pip to the highest version:
    python3 -m pip install --upgrade pip
  2. Install the Intel® distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit:
    pip install openvino-python
  3. Add PATH to environment variables.
  • Ubuntu* and macOS*:
    export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=<library_dir>:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}
  • Windows* 10:
    set PATH=<library_dir>;%PATH%

How to find library_dir:

  • Ubuntu*, macOS*:
    • standard user:
      echo $(python3 -m site --user-base)/lib
    • root or sudo user:
    • virtual environments or custom Python installations (from sources or tarball):
      echo $(which python3)/../../lib
  • Windows*:
    • standard Python:
       python -c "import os, sys; print((os.path.dirname(sys.executable))+'\Library\\bin')"
    • virtual environments or custom Python installations (from sources or tarball):
       python -c "import os, sys; print((os.path.dirname(sys.executable))+'\..\Library\\bin')"
  1. Verify that the package is installed:
    python3 -c "import openvino"

Now you are ready to develop and run your application.

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