If you're interested in learning more about embedded vision, check out the Embedded Vision Summit, a full-day educational event at DESIGN West. Details at http://www.embedded-vision.com/embedded-vision-summit.
Comedian Yakov Smirnoff once said: "In America, you watch television. In Soviet Russia, television watch you!"
Having seen "1984" at an impressionable age, I'm not at all comfy with having electronic devices watching me.