OptiSigns AI Add-on is a background services running at your Linux, Raspberry Pi device to use Camera to detect & count people passing by.
If you have not tried to automatically activate this feature, please try it first by following this guide.
The add-on is ~200MB app, so it will take several minutes to download an activate on your device, so please be patient after auto-activation before you try manual activation.
If auto activation failed, then you can follow these steps to manually install & activate AI detection add onon your Linux or Raspberry Pi devices.
Before you start, please ensure that you have:
- Your device have OptiSigns Digital Signage player version 4.2.10 or newer installed. You can download latest version here.
- There's network connection to your device
- You have enough authorization, privilege to install apps, background services on your device
- optisigns-ai-detection runs on any Raspberry Pi OS, any major Linux distro such as Ubuntu.
How to manually install optisigns-ai-detection
Make sure you have a camera installed on your system.
On Raspberry Pi run:
curl -s https://links.optisigns.com/ai-add-on-rpi-install -L | sh
On Linux run:
curl -s https://links.optisigns.com/ai-add-on-linux-install -L | sh
This will download a script and run installation.
After you see "Starting OptiSigns AI Detection Service ..." you are done!
You can go back to app.optisigns.com to use AI Add-on feature now.
Further technical detail for optisigns-ai-detection
The binary executable is downloaded and installed to ~/bin/optisigns-ai-detection
It will be started as a background service and will be automatically started on system start up.
This will ensure the AI detection add-on is independent from OptiSigns Digital Signage Player and still running in case the Player has issue or you need to reinstall it.
You can manually execute the optisigns-ai-detection executable:
install : to install ai detection agent
remove : to remove/uninstall ai detection agent
start or restart : to start ai detection agent service
stop : to stop ai detection agent service
version or -V : to print ai detection agent version
help : to print this instructions
run : to run the ai detection agent in console or terminal or service
show or -s: show camera feed
How to remove optisigns-ai-detection:
Open Terminal and run: