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Party Pi is a computer vision emotion detection game with OpenCV and Microsoft Oxford Emotion API.

Project description

Party Pi

Emotion detection game for parties using computer vision.


Interactive game that prompts players to show an emotion (eg, "Show surprise"), and displays the winner. Can be used on raspberry pi with piCamera module.

.. image:: partypi/demo.png

Install OpenCV3 with python3 bindings

Get Authorization Keys

Microsoft/Oxford Emotion API `Reference <>`_

- Place your subscription key in config.json: "Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"

Imgur API `Reference <>`_

Getting Started

Clone repository:

.. code-block:: python

git clone
cd party-pi

Install dependencies:

.. code-block:: python

pip install -r requirements.txt

Change ``config.json.example`` to ``config.json`` and add your Emotion_API and Imgur keys. Then start the game:

.. code-block:: python


Additional (optional) arguments: ``--picam`` for piCamera module and ``--resolution`` to specify resolution.

Select Easy or Hard Mode (left or right arrow keys).

- Fix alignment of analyzing text
- Redesign mode selection boxes
- Add PyQT for font and sizing support
- Add Python 2 compatibility
- Add camera detection feature to recognize if raspberry pi


`Justin Shenk`_ (`@JustinShenk`_) created Party Pi.

.. _Justin Shenk:
.. _@JustinShenk:

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