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Market Analysis

This page presents highlights of market research from a wide range of sources on embedded vision markets. This includes end equipment markets, such as video surveillance, automotive safety, and mobile devices. It also includes enabling technology markets, such as processors and sensors.

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Although broad in implementation and applications, various AR platforms share some common technologies, challenges, and opportunities.

Mobile electronics, smart speakers, HMDs, automobiles, drones, robots and security cameras will all drive greater use of AI at the edge.

Pretty much every application will sport some sort of AI engine, which will drive the need for silicon.

Ensuring that autonomous vehicles can safely operate without driver intervention requires significant testing.

The global market growth from 2018's $16.0 billion reflects a forecast compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2%.

Advances include speech recognition, audio & video sensing, image compatibilities, GPS & radar capabilities, and advanced driver assistance.

The telecommunications, consumer, advertising, business services, and healthcare industry sectors will lead in AI adoption.

GPUs and CPUs lead the market today, but there is an expanding role for FPGAs, ASICs, SoC accelerators, and other emerging chipsets.

Investment in AI for autonomous vehicles will rise rapidly over the next few years, in addition to other automotive use cases.

China is accelerating its investment in AI and has an ambitious plan to increase its core AI industry output ten-fold in a 3-year timeframe.