WCP’s Rudy Burger spoke on the M&A and funding landscape for computer vision companies at Embedded Vision Summit 2017 held on May 1 in Santa Clara, California.
The six primary markets driving computer vision are automotive, sports and entertainment, consumer and mobile, robotics and machine vision, medical, and security and surveillance. In his presentation, Rudy examined the flow of venture money and the volume of M&A activity in each of these sectors and highlighted notable transactions and trends. He focused on the hot automotive and consumer sectors within the vision market. Where are the growth opportunities for innovative private companies in these sectors? Rudy highlighted a few leading private computer vision companies within these two markets, and the disruptive vision technologies they are developing – plus which public companies are likely to be the winners within these sectors.