"A picture is worth a thousand words" - Image Analytics and Digital Transformation Changing Industries
- Jul 6, 2019 11:17 am GMT
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"A Picture is worth thousand words", this proverb refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single picture, and the picture conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a the words does. However, in digital age, this proverb has become more relevant than ever, as today images are really able to convey much more and capture much more information than any other form of data. This has been made possible by availability of compute capacity, and storage capabilities that are unprecedented.
Every industry has some challenge areas where the applicability of image analytics as effective solution has been proved. Be it Lifesciences industry, where deep learning algorithms are able to do complete medical diagnostics by analyzing images. Industry leading players like Zebra Medical Vision are transforming the medical image diagnosis industry by incorporating AI and Deep Learning to reduce human intervention and provide accurate diagnosis results. Similarly, Manufacturing and High Tech industry has been relying on image analytics for years for quality check of manufactured goods, and reduce defects. There are mature solutions from multiple vendors that support range of problems in defect identification one such solution is WebSPECTOR for surface inspection.
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