- (artificial intelligence) The science and technology of machines that see, concerned with the theory for building artificial systems that obtain information from images, such as a video sequence, views from multiple cameras, or multi-dimensional data from a medical scanner.
computer vision - Computer Definition
Using a computer to capture and analyze images. Also called "machine vision" (MV), there are numerous applications of computer vision, including robotic systems that sense their environment, people detection in surveillance systems, object inspection on an assembly line, image database organization and medical scans. See video content analytics and gesture recognition.