Are You a Machine Vision Developer?

Intel gives you a powerful, growing foundation for machine vision solutions. We provide optimized neural network models for defect detection and predictive maintenance, plus development tools and pre validated middleware you can use to build smart manufacturing systems.

They’re all free to download, use, and license.

What Is Machine Vision?

Machine vision can give machines like robotic welders, conveyors, and sorters the ability to see, analyze, and act on their own. Learn how deep learning and machine vision can help your smart factory.

Machine Vision: Bringing AI to the Industrial Edge


The powerful combination of AI and machine vision can help improve your industrial operation. Intel has the breadth, expertise, and partnerships you need to make it happen.


When it comes to bringing AI to industrial processes, everyone is on the team. Intel is building the ecosystem with industry experts, device manufacturers, software vendors, and system integrators to deploy cutting-edge solutions unique to our individual customers.


You may start with machine vision on a manufacturing line, but the combination of artificial intelligence, machine vision, and industrial process can improve practically every aspect of your operation. Intel has the breadth, expertise, and partnerships you need to make it happen.

Get Up and Running with Market-Tested Solutions

Intel partners who specialize in machine vision have the solutions and the expertise you need to put the latest advances in industrial computing and AI to work in your business.

Exploring Machine Vision Solutions? Here’s How Intel Can Help.

Intel® hardware and software are primary ingredients in machine vision, smart manufacturing, and industrial controls. We work with device manufacturers, software developers, and systems integrators from around the world who have deep expertise in specific industries and disciplines. We can guide you through the complexities, introduce you to the right partners, and help you build intelligent machine vision systems that can bring AI to your factory floor.

Open Standards

Intel works with our partners and industry groups to advance open standards so that industrial PCs and machine vision hardware plug and play.

Open Platforms

Our industrial machine vision solutions run on open-source software, so you’re not locked into expensive software licenses.

Software-Defined Systems

We can help you shift from proprietary machine vision solutions and industrial control systems to software-defined models that let you run OT like it’s IT.

Industrial-Grade x86 Industrial PCs

Our partners use Intel® hardware to build robust, reliable machine vision devices and ruggedized computing systems designed specifically for tough industrial environments.

Open Neural Network Models for Machine Vision

We’re developing industry- and task-specific neural network models, built on public frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe, and ONNX.

Open Machine Vision Software

We’ve done a lot of the software development work for you. We provide free middleware for machine vision and industrial controls plus reference applications for common machine vision tasks.

Building Machine Vision Solutions with Intel® IoT and AI Technologies

From CPUs with built-in AI inference acceleration to free algorithms, middleware, and reference implementations, Intel has the hardware, software, and ready-to-run solutions you need to extend machine vision and AI to extreme industrial and edge applications.

Intel® Processors for IoT and Embedded Uses

These select Intel Atom®, Intel® Core™, and Intel® Xeon® processors are certified for extended use and provide a wide range of power and performance bands to meet your exact requirements.

Intel® RealSense™ Computer Vision Technologies

See our comprehensive portfolio of computer vision cameras, hardware, and software that can bring spatial awareness to your applications.

Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit

Write deep learning inference applications once and run them on any mix of Intel® hardware. Optimize models and build applications for machine, audio analytics, speech recognition, and natural language processing.

Intel® DevCloud for the Edge

Test Intel® hardware before you buy. This online sandbox includes the latest release of the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit, Intel® Deep Learning Workbench, and our latest CPUs, GPUs, VPUs, and FPGAs.

Intel® Edge Software Hub

Download and license the building blocks you need for industrial machine vision and industrial control systems, plus converged edge networking, Kubernetes orchestration on mixed networks, and reference implementations for key industrial applications.

Intel® Edge Insights for Industrial

Free, ready-to-deploy software reference design for video and time series data ingestion. Built on Docker, it’s simple to modify and customize for your applications.

Intel® Edge Controls for Industrial

Run your OT like it’s IT with our free, software-defined reference platform for industrial controls. Combines real-time, deterministic computing and functional safety and standards-based industrial connectivity with IT-like management.

Ready-to-Run Machine Vision Kits and Solutions

Global manufacturers and developers are building the future of industrial machine vision and computing today. Visit the IoT solutions marketplace for Industry 4.0 devices, applications, and complete solutions.

Partner with Us to Get Started on Your Next Industrial AI Solution

Tell us about your machine vision or industrial AI solution and unlock opportunities to partner with Intel.

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