We are considering using OPEN Vino and the pre-trained models that come along for a commercial project.
I would like to know weather Open vino is free for use on a commercial project.
We also plan on using the pretrained models available at
Would also like to know if the pretrained models can be deployed for a commercial project.
I'll start by saying this is not legal advice, and you should contact a professional in these legal areas to help you.
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You can clearly see from that link that this license allows commercial use.
The provided pre-trained models are available from the OpenVINO™ Toolkit - Open Model Zoo repository, which has the same Apache License 2.0.
Intel is encouraging the use of these models:
Use these free pre-trained models instead of training your own models to speed-up the development and production deployment process.
Open Model Zoo pre-trained models are distributed through Apache 2.0 open-source license: https://github.com/openvinotoolkit/open_model_zoo/blob/master/LICENSE
Best regards, Max.