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Seeing the Future, Today

There’s a lot to learn from watching your business: for example, how customers move through your stores and what they look at, where your production line slows down, or what inventory needs to be restocked. But it’s not humanly possible to keep an eye on business all the time. That’s where computer vision steps in.

Intel® technologies power vision solutions that enterprises can deploy today—with the flexibility to adapt for future use cases. With computer vision, companies of all sizes can unleash AI in edge devices (like cameras), in edge servers, or in the cloud.

What Is Computer Vision?

Computer vision combines cameras, edge computing, cloud-based computing, software, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help systems “see” and identify objects. Intel has a rich portfolio of technologies to enable AI, including CPUs for general purpose processing and computer vision and vision processing units (VPUs) to provide acceleration. Valuable in a wide range of environments, computer vision systems can recognize objects and people quickly, analyze audience demographics, inspect manufactured products, and much more.

Computer vision uses deep learning to form neural networks that guide systems in their image processing and analysis. Convolutional neural networks (CNN) techniques, such as those included with the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit, enable deep learning inference for image classification and object detection. Once fully trained, computer vision models can perform object recognition, detect and recognize people, and even track movement.

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