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Democratization of Computer Vision Presents New Opportunities for Differentiating Personal Devices

Published: 04 March 2019

ID: G00384061

Analyst(s): Annette Jump


Computer vision is AI’s killer app for many business and personal devices. Tech CEOs of device and HMD providers can achieve differentiation and competitive advantage by leveraging democratized computer vision technology.

Table Of Contents


  • Processor, Framework and Tool Enhancements Are Driving the Democratization of Computer Vision
  • Two Main Concerns Remain for Computer Vision in Devices
  • Evaluate Enabling Technologies and Adopting Use Cases
    • Smartphones: Differentiate With Smarter Capabilities
    • HMDs: Enriching Immersive Experiences
    • Multimodal VPA Speakers: Growing in the Consumer Segment, Embryonic in Enterprises
  • Conclusion and Next Steps

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