IDC's Computer Vision AI Tools and Technologies program tracks the software tools, technologies, and ecosystem trends that are impacting the growth of computer vision (CV) solutions. IDC’s analysis includes understanding all aspects of the CV software life cycle, including identifying how, where, and why technology buyers plan to utilize CV to derive actionable intelligence from images, videos, and geospatial and sensor data sources. The Computer Vision AI Tools and Technologies program also encompasses IDC’s AI and Automation team’s perspective and research for the continued evolution and advancement of document understanding AI and intelligent document processing (IDP)
IDC’s primary research has shown that technology buyers have strong desires to invest and scale CV and AI across all aspects of their businesses. Although CV remains a fragmented, emerging technology growth area, its potential material impact on technology buyer and supplier businesses has accelerated its development and maturation timeline.