Meaning of computer vision

comput'er vi"sion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a robot analogue of human vision in which information about the environment is received by one or more video cameras and processed by computer: used in navigation by robots, in the control of automated production lines, etc.
  2. a similar system for the blind that converts optical information into tactile signals. Also called
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