India has more than 15000 Industrial Training Institutes that offer training across hundreds of vocations to millions of youth every year. Of the 138 NSQF compliant trades offered by the national network of industrial training institutes, 9-10 trades relate to Information Technology. There are no trades related to Artificial Intelligence and its myriad applications in the world today.
The global artificial intelligence market size is expected to reach $169,411.8 million in 2025, from $4,065.0 million in 2016 growing at a CAGR of 55.6% from 2018 to 2025 (source: Research and Markets, Report July 2018). Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been one of the most progressive technologies in computer science since its introduction in the 1950s. The developments in making more human-like robots and increase in rate of deployments in the developing regions have further transformed the overall market. Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Apple are some of the leading players of the global AI market.
The technology of machine-learning has driven exceptional increase in productivity. For instance, Google and Baidu have increased investment to expand their business capabilities in the AI market. Moreover, developments such as self-driving cars, space exploration, accurate weather predictions, and other prominent developments are boosting the demand for artificial intelligence technologies. However, limited availability of skilled and expert AI employees can negatively impact the growth of the AI Market.
The AI market is segmented by technology, industry vertical, and geography. The various technologies are sub-divided into machine learning, natural language processing, image processing, and speech recognition. In 2016, the machine learning segment dominated the market, in term of revenue, and is expected to maintain this trend in the coming years, owing to increase in demand for artificial intelligence industry solutions. Based on industry verticals, the market is categorized into media & advertising, retail, telecom & IT, healthcare, automotive & transportation, and others (agriculture, law, educational institutions). The IT & telecom segment is anticipated to dominate the global artificial intelligence market throughout the forecasted period.