computer vision


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 tactile signals.

Nearby words

  1. computer memory,
  2. computer program,
  3. computer science,
  4. computer typesetting,
  5. computer virus,
  6. computer-aided design,
  7. computer-aided engineering,
  8. computer-aided manufacturing,
  9. computer-aided publishing,
  10. computer-assisted makeup

Also called machine vision, vision. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019