Try to imagine the amount of data your eye can capture and how you process shapes and contrasting images. Your vision system only needs a small space and your system is mobile.
Machine vision easily outperforms the speed and processing of the human eye which is why it’s such an important part of manufacturing automation. New markets want machine vision without the PC, the GPU, or the hard drive. A trend is keeping the costs down and getting the technology reduced to the minimum, like a wearable system for the medical industry.
Industrial markets are cautious when taking risks, but now industrial machine vision companies are taking advantage of low-power microprocessors to make their smart cameras both more powerful and lower cost. The spread of machine vision and its capabilities at an individual user level is like having a nuclear reactor in your home to power electricity, notes the New Vision-System-on-Chips write-up.