AI camera market could reach $23 billion by 2028

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The AI camera market is on the cusp of a remarkable evolution, poised to revolutionize various sectors with its innovative and ever-advancing capabilities. With a projected growth rate that is set to transform the technological landscape, industry experts predict that the AI camera market will reach unprecedented heights in the next five years. The market is estimated to reach a staggering $23.3 billion by 2028, presenting a robust annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.6% from 2023 according to Report Linker.  

Driven by the integration of artificial intelligence, AI cameras are reshaping industries ranging from public safety and healthcare to retail, finance, and education. The future shines bright as this 

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Many of the big-name players of the camera world have been using AI for longer than we imagine. The Sony A7R V employs AI to recognize subject matter so the camera knows whether it’s taking a photo of a human, an animal or even a vehicle. Many PTZ cameras also use AI to track a subject within a frame and AI camera technology has also been used to help catch poachers by Dutch firm Hack the Planet who modded a trail cam with a computer so it could send accurate data to a smartphone when it detected movement.

One of the key driving factors behind this growth is the seamless integration of AI cameras into camera phones. Enhanced by AI capabilities, these cameras have revolutionized photography, facial recognition, and augmented reality experiences making it easier for the user to navigate various apps.

The demand for smart home solutions is further propelling this growth, with AI cameras playing a pivotal role in ensuring security and enabling remote monitoring. The innovative features of AI cameras used in smart homes, including motion detection, facial recognition, and real-time alerts, are making them safer and more convenient by alerting people to intrusions via a mobile device or tablet

Security concerns are also fueling the adoption of AI cameras, with businesses, governments, and institutions relying on their advanced capabilities to enhance surveillance and threat detection. Their ability to analyze vast amounts of data in real-time and provide actionable insights is changing the landscape of security measures. A new generation of AI speed cameras are also being tested out which are able to detect if a car is over-crowded, whether someone is using their phone and of course, if they are speeding. 

In the healthcare sector, AI cameras are revolutionizing patient care by enabling advanced diagnostics and surgery assistance. Their accuracy in analyzing medical images and detecting anomalies is transforming medical outcomes and elevating patient experiences. SciFi Labs developed a wearable AI camera that could hlp improve your posture by 3D tracking your body UK doctors are now using smartphone cameras and AI to help diagnose and treat skin cancer. 

As the AI camera market continues to innovate and adapt, its potential applications are only beginning to be explored. The convergence of AI technology and camera systems is not only changing industries but also reshaping the way we interact with the world around us. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.