Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Computer Vision Platform Service Providers

Published: 12 July 2018

ID: G00360278

Analyst(s): Nick Ingelbrecht , Tuong Nguyen , Brian Blau


Computer vision processes imagery to extract its metadata. Businesses are discovering its usefulness as recognition of what is in and happening within a picture will improve business processes. Technology product managers should launch new or specialized CV platforms now.

Table Of Contents


  • Value Proposition of CV for Businesses
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Google Cloud Vision
    • IBM Watson Visual Recognition
    • Amazon Rekognition
    • Microsoft Computer Vision API
    • Clarifai
    • CloudSight
    • OpenCV
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions

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