Computer Vision: Where are we and what’s next for CV?

Computer Vision (CV) is an engine that can understand and separate the visual components of either a still or moving image. It currently has many practical applications but we are likely to see further uses in the next five years which will greatly impact and shape the tech sector. The current uses of CV are wide ranging. From an everyday standpoint, companies such as Shutterstock and Facebook are using the technology to improve their user experience, by making photo navigation easier. At the other end of the spectrum of usage, surveillance and security agencies are also increasingly relying on CV technology in order to better analyse CCTV footage. Image libraries employ their own proprietary algorithms to sift through thousands of images detecting faces and objects. The end result is that…


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