Using Computer Vision to Help Win $1 Million in Mountain Dew’s Big Game Contest
Joseph Nelson writes about using computer vision to tackle a recent challenge:
During Super Bowl LV, Mountain Dew ran an ad featuring John Cena riding through a Mountain Dew-themed amusement park. Bottles are scattered all over the scene: neon signs on buildings, in fun house mirrors, and flying out of the car trunk. (Video above)
At the end of the ad, John Cena challenges the audience: The first person to tweet at Mountain Dew the exact number of bottles that appear in the commercial is eligible to win $1 million.
A computer model is used to capture all the images of a bottle, with the result in the video below.
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