Computer Vision

In the ongoing quest to leverage AI, leading firms are implementing computer vision to analyze and interpret images and video. Get practical advice and best practices with these insights.

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Computer Vision Platforms: Horizontal Capabilities Deliver Breadth, While Vertical Ones Promise Depth

Indranil Bandyopadhyay March 19, 2024
From recognizing faces in a crowd to getting insights from videos and images, computer vision platform providers are the architects behind the scenes, building the bridges between pixels and purpose. Learn the three most important things technology buyers should look for when evaluating these platforms and providers.

GenAI’s World-Changing Power Is Putting Knowledge To Work

Brian Hopkins December 14, 2023
Generative AI will not just disrupt — it will shatter markets, industries, and economies in waves over the next 10 to 15 years. We sense this, but why and how will this happen? We think that generative AI drives the cost of knowledge activation to zero and creates a virtual knowledge loop that increases what is known in the world by more people. We are launching deep research into this topic and invite you to join us.

Humane’s “Ai Pin” Is An Engineering Feat — Not A Replacement For A Smartphone or Smartwatch

Julie Ask November 15, 2023
Humane's Ai Pin won’t see mass market adoption in the near term. Find out why.

Predictions 2024: Digital Commerce Will Go Small, Artificial, And Augmented

Emily Pfeiffer October 25, 2023
Digital commerce in 2024 will adopt artificial intelligence and augmented reality to solve specific use cases. Overall, digital businesses will apply surgical precision, rather than sweeping change, to their technology decisions. Read our predictions.

Computer Vision Technology Is A Promising Latecomer To The Insurance Market

Indranil Bandyopadhyay March 9, 2023
Computer vision technology is a recent entrant in insurance, but it has the potential to revolutionize how insurers process claims, identify fraud, and evaluate risk.

Predictions 2023: Bold Shifts In Retail Models Will Be The Salve For Uncertain Times

Brendan Witcher October 26, 2022
In 2023, retail models will need to adapt to tap into new sources of profitability, which will become more critical amid economic headwinds.

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: AI/ML Platforms, Q3 2022

Rowan Curran July 12, 2022
Artificial intelligence applications are beginning to hit their stride, delivering end-to-end experiences for customers and employees that match or exceed human capacities. To help enterprises decide which AI/machine-learning (ML) platform to invest in, Forrester evaluated vendor platforms offered by Amazon Web Services, C3 AI, Cloudera, Databricks, Dataiku, DataRobot, Google,, IBM, Microsoft, Palantir, RapidMiner, RStudio, […]

Put Your Computer Vision Models In “The Matrix” With Synthetic Data

Rowan Curran June 30, 2022
As artificial intelligence charges forward on many fronts, computer vision continues to be one of the most, if not the most, critical method of connecting the real and digital worlds. Computer vision is now well out of niche implementations and use cases and has mass-market appeal across industries and applications. Despite its usefulness, computer vision […]

The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022

Jost Hoppermann April 29, 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.

The 13 Consultancies That Will Help Realize Your Computer Vision … Vision

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. November 11, 2020
All organizations need to leverage the AI-fueled (i.e., deep learning) revolution in computer vision (CV), but most can’t do this on their own. To help you realize your vision-ary ambitions, we have released our first Forrester New Wave™ evaluation of computer vision consultancies for Q4 2020. We looked at the top 13 CV service providers […]

Preparing For The Future: The 2020s Will Demand More From Your Tech

Brian Hopkins September 22, 2020
The 2020s announced their arrival with a bang this year. Find out what IT leaders can do to better align their tech stack to the coming wave of risks and changes.

The Disruptive And Problem-Solving Potential Of Emerging Technologies In CPG, Healthcare, And Retail

Brian Hopkins September 22, 2020
Emerging technology is always changing, so we wanted to understand the impact on different industries. In this audio series, we speak with our analyst colleagues Jeff Becker, George Lawrie, and Arielle Trzcinski to explore how emerging technologies are changing (and will in the future), even solving some of the most important and complex issues in four key sectors: consumer packaged goods (CPG), healthcare providers, healthcare insurers, and retail. In a world where […]

A Flash-Point Week For Facial Recognition

Srividya Sridharan June 11, 2020
Our analysts address the five most pressing questions in the facial recognition debate.

Computer Vision Supports Retailers’ Automation Efforts

Guannan Lu April 9, 2020
Looking for ways computer vision can automate retail and improve CX? Analysts Guannan Lu and Charlie Dai provide four examples.

Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Tracy Woo April 2, 2020
A unique public/private consortium organized by IBM and the Department of Energy is bringing high-performance computing to the COVID-19 fight. Analyst Tracy Woo provides details.

Combat In The Cloud: Securing The $10 Billion JEDI Contract

Tracy Woo March 12, 2020
Last October, Microsoft won the $10 billion U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract. The 10-year agreement is part of a larger Pentagon initiative to modernize and unify its IT infrastructure, most of which still exists on technology from the 1980s and 1990s. The Microsoft decision came as a massive shock […]

Computer Vision Joins The Fight Against Coronavirus

Guannan Lu February 21, 2020
In China, local tech companies have worked to slow the spread of the illness, demonstrating the potency and real-world value of emerging technologies.

China Pacific Insurance Transforms Claims Management With Computer Vision

Guannan Lu February 4, 2020
CPIC improves CX while saving up to $15 million by providing claims adjusters with an app that leverages computer vision.

AI Solution Development Requires Trusted Cooperation For The Long Haul

Guannan Lu January 29, 2020
Many AI practitioners and those exploring AI solutions expect to reap the benefits of AI technologies simply by adopting licensed API services in the cloud. However, in many cases, an out-of-the-box solution is not enough to solve ongoing business challenges. A three-month pilot implementation is usually only enough to demonstrate the value of the concept […]

Apple’s $200M Acquisition Of — A Snapshot Into Our AI-On-The-Edge Future Via Your iPhone

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. January 22, 2020
(Jeremy Vale coauthored this post.) Cellphone manufacturers are struggling to differentiate themselves. In the ads from the late 2000s, new phones were sleeker, faster, contained more memory, and could even have a touchscreen. Fast-forward to today, and only the almighty camera receives attention. Apple’s acquisition of is the latest move in the battle for […]
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