On this page you find a C++ implementation of OpenTLD that was originally published in MATLAB by Zdenek Kalal. OpenTLD is used for tracking objects in video streams. What makes this algorithm outstanding is that it does not make use of any training data. This implementation is based solely on open source libraries, meaning that you do not need any commercial products to compile or run it.
The easiest way to get started is to download the precompiled binaries that are available for Windows and Ubuntu 10.04. You can get a .deb package here and an executable for windows here. If you have a webcam attached to your PC, you can simply execute tld (on Ubuntu) or tld.exe (on Windows) in order to try it out. For other configuration options, please have a look at the README file. There is also a discussion group of the TLD community where you might get some information. A documentation of the internals as well as other possibly helpful information is contained in this master thesis.
The source code of OpenTLD is published under the terms of the GNU General Public License, so feel free to dig through it.
Please understand that this software is meant as a demonstration of what state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms are currently capable of and not as a ready-to-use product. If you find errors in the program, please report them at the GitHub issues page.
You can also clone the project with Git by running:
$ git clone git://github.com/gnebehay/OpenTLD
Georg Nebehay (georg.nebehay.fl [at] ait.ac.at)