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Haier
Introduction
Established in 1984, Haier Group Corporation is a multinational home appliances and consumer electronics company headquartered in Qingdao, China. It designs, develops, manufactures and sells products including refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, microwave ovens, mobile phones, computers, and televisions.
Challenges
  • Visitors to the Haier Branding Building and Haier Board of Directors Building in Qingdao are increasing, creating a congested arrival lobby as they register for entry. Haier’s employees were also troubled as they frequently got delayed by the crowds at the entrances and exits, but Haier could not compromise office security by removing the use of staff cards, so a new solution was needed. In June 2019, the two Haier buildings in Qingdao participated in SenseTime’s pilot program to adopt SenseKeeper in the office lobbies and solve the congestion problem through AI. As an industry leader, Haier has consistently sought new ways to intelligently upgrade its headquarters. Adopting SenseTime’s facial verification technology is a critical first step to elevate its staff management system. The technology can further be applied in various scenarios to enhance access management for both staff and visitors.
Result
Haier chose SenseKeeper because it is known for its exceptional facial recognition accuracy and rapid recognition speed. The system is able to identify 50,000 persons daily at a speed of 0.3 seconds per person, with an accuracy of over 99%. SenseKeeper is also known to be simple to install and practical to use. The system also features the capacity to store extensive information of up to 50,000 profiles at its front-end, allowing SenseKeeper to operate even when the network is unavailable. As a standardized product, SenseKeeper is compatible with various systems and occasions. SenseKeeper’s algorithm is even flexible enough to handle the varying lighting condition inside a glass building, like the Haier Branding Building. Its gate sensor camera is sensitive under all kinds of lighting conditions, such as when the sunlight shines directly into the lens making the faces dark and unrecognizable. The robustness of SenseKeeper fully suffices Haier’s needs in office access management. After the first joint endeavor of upgrading the office turnstiles with SenseKeeper, Haier is now exploring further applications of SenseTime’s computer vision technologies in the future.
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