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OUR MISSION
To create a better AI-empowered future through innovation
OUR VISION

To advance the interconnection of the physical and digital worlds with artificial intelligence, driving sustainable productivity growth and seamless interactive experiences.

About Us

SenseTime is a leading AI software company founded in Hong Kong in 2014, focused on creating a better AI-empowered future through innovation. Upholding a vision of advancing the interconnection of physical and digital worlds with AI, driving sustainable productivity growth and seamless interactive experiences, SenseTime is committed to advancing AI research, developing scalable and affordable AI software platforms that benefit businesses, people and society, as well as attract and nurture top talents to shape the future together.

With our roots in the academic world, we invest in original and cutting-edge research that allows us to offer and continuously improve industry-leading, full-stack AI capabilities, covering key fields across perception intelligence, decision intelligence, AI-enabled content generation and AI-enabled content enhancement, as well as key capabilities in AI chips, sensors and computing infrastructure. Our proprietary AI infrastructure, SenseCore, allows us to develop powerful and efficient AI software platforms that are scalable and adaptable for a wide range of applications. Our technologies are trusted by customers and partners in many industry verticals including Smart Business, Smart City, Smart Life and Smart Auto.

SenseTime has been actively involved in the development of national and international industry standards on data security, privacy protection, ethical and sustainable AI, working closely with multiple domestic and multilateral institutions on ethical and sustainable AI development. SenseTime was the only AI company in Asia to have its Code of Ethics for AI Sustainable Development selected by the United Nations as one of the key publication references in the United Nations Resource Guide on AI Strategies published in June 2021.

SenseTime Group Inc. (stock code: 0020.HK) has successfully listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX). We have offices in markets including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, among others, as well as a presence in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines.


Milestones
2022
Sep.

SenseTime launched a partnership with SCAI (Saudi Company for Artificial Intelligence) to provide innovative AI solutions for the Middle East region.

Sep.

SenseTime launched AI Governance white paper, highlighting need for responsible and verifiable AI.

Sep.

SenseTime launched the SenseAuto V2X Vehicle-Road Synergy Platform, enabling safer and more efficient urban mobility.

Aug.

SenseTime won three significant awards from the Artificial Intelligence Industry Development Alliance (AIIA) for its AI training, algorithm evaluation and ethical governance.

Aug.

SenseTime launched its first consumer product – the SenseRobot AI Chinese Chess Robot for family entertainment.

Jul.

SenseTime partnered with Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN, extending the power of artificial intelligence to motorsport.

Jul.

SenseTime formed a strategic partnership with GAC Group to accelerate the R&D and mass-production of intelligent vehicles.

Jun.

SenseTime signed an MoU with the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) to drive and deploy smart city initiatives.

Jun.

SenseTime launched virtual artworks of Xu Beihong’s paintings with the SenseMARS software platform, becoming an instant bestseller in the digital space.

May.

SenseTime assisted Shanghai’s Covid fight with supplies and AI technology.

May.

SenseTime brought AI-powered smart entertainment experience to Riyadh Season in Saudi Arabia.

May.

SenseTime received BS10012:2017 certification for personal information management systems.

Mar.

SenseTime helped Shanghai and Hong Kong to fight against COVID-19 outbreak with AI technologies.

Mar.

SenseTime unveiled intelligent nursing system for ALS patients with industry-first capabilities to promote AI for Good.

Feb.

SenseTime and Shanghai AI Lab jointly unveiled OpenGVLab, a general vision (GV) open-source platform to increase the efficiency of building GV models.

Feb.

SenseTime published its first corporate social responsibility (CSR) report and shared its commitment to "create a better AI-empowered future through innovation."

Jan.

SenseTime Transforms Audience Experience at the Winter Olympic with AI Technology.

Jan.

SenseTime’s next-generation Artificial Intelligence Data Center (AIDC) commenced operation to accelerate AI industrialization in different sectors and create a vibrant AI ecosystem.

2021
Dec.

SenseTime successfully listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEX).

Dec.

SenseTime announced the official launch of its Macau office and signed four MoUs with local organizations.

Nov.

Shanghai AI Lab partnered with SenseTime to unveil a new paradigm of general vision model INTERN.

Nov.

SenseTime unveiled the "AI Ethics for Balanced Development" report and "Best Practice Cases" to reinforce positive progress in sustainable and ethical development of AI.

Nov.

SenseTime bolstered its R&D footprint in Japan with new office building launched in Joso City’s AI Autonomous Driving Park.

Oct.

SenseTime created a smooth contactless journey for passengers in the Chengdu Metro with SenseFoundry Traffic, benefitting Chengdu’s 20 million citizens.

Oct.

SenseTime unveiled AI industrial engine to drive the intelligent transformation of traditional industry sectors.

Oct.

SenseTime transformed the shopping experience at the Guangzhou Yuehui City with AI + AR Technologies powered by the SenseMARS platform.

Oct.

SenseTime advanced global computer vision innovation with 50 Papers accepted to ICCV 2021.

Sep.

SenseTime launched a joint lab for AI healthcare innovation with the West China Hospital of Sichuan University.

Aug.

SenseTime ranked Top 5 in the “Global Patent Application of AI Medical Imaging Inventions” by IPRDaily with 536 applications.

Jul.

SenseTime launched the SenseTime International AI Innovation Hub in Singapore to nurture Singapore-based AI talents and further SEA’s AI capabilities.

Jul.

SenseTime unveiled its vision for the future intelligent automobile ecosystem with the SenseAuto Brand.

Jul.

SenseTime launched the SenseCore AI Infrastructure to break the boundaries of AI applications.

Jul.

SenseTime proposed the “development-oriented” principle of ethics in AI and emphasized that AI governance should uphold balanced objectives under different governance frameworks.

Jun.

SenseTime broke new ground in computer vision with 66 papers accepted to the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2021).

Jun.

SenseTime‘s “Code of Ethics for AI Sustainable Development” was included in the “Resource Guide on Artificial Intelligence Strategies” by the United Nations.

May

SenseTime launched the SenseLayers Remote Sensing platform for the industrialized, no-code application of remote sensing technologies.

Apr.

SenseTime partnered with Tsinghua University to launch an in-depth cooperative project on “Perceptual Computing”.

Mar.

SenseTime’s AI medical Product SenseCare-Chest DR Pro Diagnostic Software received the CE Mark, meaning that SenseTime’s AI medical Product can provide comprehensive support with an international standard.

Jan.

SenseTime received the ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification for Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS) from the British Standards Institution (BSI).

2020
Nov.

SenseTime was awarded the Chairman of the Augmented Reality (AR) on Mobile Devices Working Group for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standards.

Nov.

SenseTime's SenseCare-Lung Pro was awarded the CE Mark for AI Medical Product, meeting the safety and performance requirements of the European Union.

Jul.

SenseTime announced the commencement of construction for its “New Generation Supercomputing Center” in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, developing an industrial upgrade and empowerment system.

Jun.

SenseTime partnered with Shanghai Jiao Tong University to release the “Code of Ethics for AI Sustainable Development” with an advocate of sustainable AI development globally.

May

SenseTime co-led the development and publication of the Standard for Biometric Liveness Detection (IEEE Std 2790-2020) to address the industry-wide challenge of biometric spoofs.

Feb.

SenseTime leveraged its proprietary AI technology to support the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic internationally, and assisted various industries to resume safe business operations with various technologies and products.

Jan.

SenseTime became the first AI company to obtain three international security management certificates simultaneously — ISO/IEC 27001:2013, ISO/IEC 29151:2017, and Level 3 Grading under China’s Multi Level Protection Scheme (MLPS) 2.0 for cybersecurity.

2019
Nov.

SenseTime was appointed as the leader of the Chinese national-level working group to set standards for facial recognition.

Sep.

Beijing Daxing International Airport commenced operation with 58 sets of SenseTime Smart Passenger Customs Check System.

Aug.

SenseTime established its China headquarters in Shanghai.

Jul.

SenseTime signed a strategic agreement with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to accelerate AI development in the EMEA region.

Jun.

SenseTime entered into a strategic collaboration with G3 Global and CHEC to build the first AI park in Malaysia.

2018
Sep.

SenseTime was entrusted by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to establish the National Open Innovation Platform for Next-Generation AI after Alibaba Cloud, Baidu, Tencent and iFLYTEK.

Aug.

SenseTime launched an AI-based smart health lab in New Jersey, United States. Prof. Dimitri Metaxas, a top-notch expert in the AI-based smart health field, joined as the Chief Scientist in Medical Image Analysis (consultant), aiming to propel the evolution of smart health technology.

Jun.

SenseTime signed a memoranda of understanding (MOU) with three leading Singaporean organizations, namely Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), National Supercomputing Centre of Singapore (NSCC), and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel).

May

SenseTime was valued over US$4.5 billion after raising US$620 million in Series C+ funding, maintaining its position as the world's largest and most valuable AI unicorn.

Apr.

SenseTime launched the world's first AI textbooks for high school students "Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence" in collaboration with East China Normal University Press and veteran high school teachers in Shanghai. 40 secondary schools across the country became the first batch to kick off the AI education pilot program.

Feb.

SenseTime announced that it will create an AI alliance with MIT to advance AI research in a joint effort, and joined MIT's Intelligence Quest project.

2017
Dec.

SenseTime signed a long-term agreement with Japanese car manufacturer Honda to jointly create a L4 autonomous driving suitable for passenger cars, accelerating the research and development process of smart AI cars.

Nov.

SenseTime provided face unlock and many more technologies to smartphone brands like Vivo and so on. In doing so, SenseTime empowers Chinese smartphone brands to stand tall in the international arena.

Jul.

SenseTime raised US$410 million in Series B round of funding, setting a record for the most capital received in a single round in the field of AI.

Jun.

SenseTime was invited to demonstrate the company's AI technologies to the State Council of China, including the technological achievements of the Intelligent Sign-in System supported by face recognition technology and video content extraction and monitoring to Premier Li Keqiang.

2016
Dec.

SenseTime was named in iHeima's 2016 Top 50 AI Start-ups.

Sep.

SenseTime won three world champions in the object detection, video object detection, and scene analysis categories at ImageNet 2016.

Apr.

SenseTime received the 2016 NVIDIA - GTC Emerging Company Award.

2015
Dec.

In ImageNet 2015, SenseTime ranked top in the categories of Detection Quantity and Detection Accuracy, and became the first champion Chinese company in this competition.

Nov.

SenseTime received tens of millions of US dollars investment from IDG Capital in series A+ funding.

2014
Oct.

SenseTime was incorporated in Hong Kong and established its global headquarters there.

Aug.

SenseTime received tens of millions of US dollars investment from IDG Capital in series A funding.

Jun.

The proprietary Deep ldentification-verification (DeeplD2) features (developed by the SenseTime founding team) achieved a facial verification accuracy rate of 99.15% surpassing human performance.

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    Hong Kong

    2/F, Harbour View 1, No. 12 Science Park East Avenue, HKSTP, Shatin, Hong Kong

    Shanghai

    No.1900 Hongmei Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai

    Beijing

    Haidian District, Beijing

    Chengdu

    Tianfu New District, Chengdu

    Hangzhou

    Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang

    Qingdao

    Huangdao District, Qingdao, Shandong

    Shenzhen

    Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong

    Xi'an

    Fengxi New City of Xixian New Area, Shaanxi

    Tokyo

    Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

    Kyoto

    Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

    Korea

    Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea Rep

    Singapore

    Cecil Street, Singapore

    Malaysia

    Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Silicon Valley​

    San Jose, California, United States

    Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi Global Market(ADGM), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai

    Dubai Future District, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Riyadh

    King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia