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SenseTime Gains International Recognition for SenseAuto’s Functional Safety Level


September 3, Hong Kong - SenseTime, a leading global artificial intelligence (AI) software platform company, has received the ISO26262 ASIL (Automotive Safety Integrity Level)-B certification for itsSenseAuto Intelligent Automotive Application Platform. Issued by SGS-TÜV, an authoritative German-based testing, audit, verification and certification company, the ISO26262 ASIL-B certification recognized SenseTime’s continuous effort in providing advanced, comprehensive AI-enabled automobile products for its partners. It demonstrates that the safety guarantee of the SenseAuto products has reached a world-leading standard.


Authoritative International Recognition on Functional Safety Level

With the increasing popularity of intelligent automobile boosting the diversity of in-cabin technologies, there is a pressing demand for elevating the vehicle safety level for both carmakers and users.

The ASIL-B functional safety certification for the SenseAuto Intelligent Automotive Application Platform recognized that SenseAuto has reached the ISO26262 standards of functional safety design and the ability to provide safe and reliable products and services that are highly adaptable to multiple complex usage scenarios. The certificate is a testament to SenseAuto’s ability to meet the requirements for functional safety development of top-tier OEMs internationally. 

The ISO26262 (Road Vehicles - Functional Safety) standard addresses the requirements of the functional safety levels of the electrical or electronic systems installed in serial production road vehicles. It also provides feasible requirements and processes for mitigating relevant risks. The standard has become a flagship international benchmark for automobile safety.

Dual Certifications to Facilitate R&D of SenseAuto


Intelligent automobile is reshaping our future. The cutting-edge technologies and sophisticated systems embedded in them require every step and detail of the R&D process to comply with rules and standards to ensure safety. To address this, SenseAuto strives to elevate its technical R&D capabilities, as well as strictly adhering to process compliance, thereby providing innovative and reliable products.

Under automotive software development, SenseTime gained ASPICE (Automotive Software Process Improvement and Capacity Determination) CL1 and CL2 certifications in December 2019 and July 2020 respectively, becoming the first AI software company in Asia to obtain the ASPICE certifications. It means that SenseTime’s entire production process is in strict compliance with international standards and has achieved excellent progress in automotive software development.

The recent obtainment of the ISO26262 ASIL-B certificate has made SenseTime one of the few companies in the industry to possess dual certifications in software development and functional safety in line with international standards. As an AI software platform company, SenseTime will continue exploring technological innovation in the intelligent automobile industry, while ensuring the safety and robustness of its R&D results, bringing end-users a revolutionary automotive experience.