About Us
AI for a Better Tomorrow
Mission & Vision
AI for a Better Tomorrow
SenseTime aims to develop AI technologies that advance the world’s economies, society and humanity for a better tomorrow.
About Us

SenseTime is a leading global company focused on developing AI technologies that advance the world’s economies, society and humanity for a better tomorrow.

We have made a number of technological breakthroughs, one of which is the first ever computer system in the world to achieve higher detection accuracy than the human eye. With our roots in the academic world, we invest in fundamental research to further our understanding and advance the state of art in AI technology. We are a global team of talented individuals with over half dedicated to research and development activities. This has made us a leading global AI algorithm provider and one of the most prolific contributors of related papers in the research community.

The deep learning and computer vision technologies we have developed are already powering industries spanning across education, healthcare, smart city, automotive, communications and entertainment. Today, our technologies are trusted by over 1,100 customers and partners around the world to help address real world challenges. Going forward, we strive to empower more industries with our AI platform and build a stronger AI ecosystem together with industry and academia.

We have presences in markets including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Taiwan and Macau. For more information, please visit SenseTime’s LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Milestones
2019
11 Nov

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

9 Sept

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

8 Aug

SenseTime established its China headquarters and Global R&D headquarters in Shanghai.

7 Jul

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

6 Jun

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

2018
9 Sep

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.

8 Aug

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

6 Jun

Signed 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).

5 May

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.

4 Apr

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 AI education pilot program.

2 Feb

Announced to create an AI alliance with MIT to advance AI research in joint effort, and joined MIT's Intelligence Quest project.

2017
12 Dec

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

11 Nov

Provides 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 international arena.

7 Jul

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.

6 Jun

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
12 Dec

Named in iHeima's 2016 Top 50 AI Start-ups.

9 Sep

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

4 Apr

Received the 2016 NVIDIA - GTC Emerging Company Award (as the only winning Chinese enterprise).

2015
12 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.

11 Nov

Received tens of millions of US dollars investment from IDG Capital in series A+ funding

2014
10 Oct

SenseTime was incorporated.

8 Aug

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

6 Jun

The proprietary DeepID face recognition had achieved an accuracy rate of 98.52%, ahead of Facebook. What’s more, the DeepFace algorithm had surpassed human eyes in accuracy for the first time, achieved breakthrough in infrared technology's industrialized application.

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    48D / 48E, 1st Floor, Jumeirah Emirates Tower, Dubai, UAE
    Abu Dhabi
    101,  Floor 15,  Wework, Al Khatem Tower,  ADGM square island, Abu Dhabi, UAE