Fourth Industrial Revolution

How 'computer vision' could change healthcare, retail and more

In the past, MRI images or X-rays had to be analyzed by doctors. Computer vision can do so in a faster and more accurate way, identifying diseases early. Image: Anna Shvets for Pexels

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

Beena Ammanath

Executive Director, Global Deloitte AI Institute and Trustworthy AI/Ethical Tech Leader, Deloitte

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Computer vision needs strict monitoring by humans to make sure it’s safe, reliable, and respectful of privacy. Image: Deloitte

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