Artificial intelligence software market revenue worldwide 2018-2025

The global artificial intelligence (AI) software market is forecast to grow rapidly in the coming years, reaching around 126 billion U.S. dollars by 2025. The overall AI market includes a wide array of applications such as natural language processing, robotic process automation, and machine learning.

What is artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence refers to the capability of a machine that is able to replicate or simulate intelligent human behaviours such as analysing and making judgments and decisions. Originated in the computer sciences and a contested area in philosophy, artificial intelligence has evolved and developed rapidly in the past decades and AI use cases can now be found in all corners of our society: the digital voice assistants that reside in our smartphones or smart speakers, customer support chatbots, as well as industrial robots.

Investments in AI

Many of the biggest names in the tech industry have invested heavily into both AI acquisitions and AI related research and development. When it comes to AI patent applications by company, Microsoft, IBM, Google, and Samsung have each submitted thousands of such applications, and funding for AI related start-ups are raking in dozens of billions of dollars each year. SenseTime and Face++ are some of the
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March 2020



Survey time period

January, 2020

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