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noun Digital Technology.

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.
a similar system for the blind that converts optical information into audio or tactile signals.

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Also called machine vision, vision.

Origin of computer vision

First recorded in 1970–75
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