Milestones
2017
December Signed a cooperation agreement with Honda to jointly create a L4 autonomous driving solution suitable for passenger cars, advancing autonomous driving technology and accelerating the R&D of smart AI cars.
December Named in 36kr's 2017 Best Series B Funding Enterprises of the Year
December Received the Donews Award for Special Contribution to Artificial Intelligence
December Named in IYIOU China’s 2017 Top 10 Innovative Enterprises in Artificial Intelligence
November Supported OPPO and vivo with mobile technology such as FaceID, enhancing the international competitiveness of China's smartphone brands
November Signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Shanghai Municipal Government to establish a global headquarters for R&D, smart cars, smart chips, and smart education dedicated to promoting innovative AI applications and core technologies
November Received strategic investment from global communications giant Qualcomm as AI algorithms become an important factor in intelligent smartphones and terminals
October Announced a strategic partnership with Qualcomm to build the strongest combination of AI technology and mobile terminals by using algorithms together with chips
October Jointly announced SenseAtlas, an integrated solution for high-density facial recognition, with Huawei, contributing to the establishment of an Intelligent City
October Achieved a strategic cooperation with Tianhai Investment, a subsidiary of HNA Technology Group, to jointly advance the application of AI technology in various fields such as aviation, hospitality tourism, education, finance, logistics, retail, real estate, and medicine
October Had 43 papers selected by CVPR and ICCV, the world's top computer vision conferences, achieving number 1 in Asia and surpassing global giants like Google and Facebook
September Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited SenseTime to experience facial recognition and various AI technologies
September Partnered with Suning self-service supermarkets to empower, explore, and innovate traditional retail
September Partnered with Huawei to announce the industry's first entirely cloud-based, whole network intelligent video cloud solutions, promoting the development of city visual systems
September Named in the 2017 Deloitte-Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 List
September Received the 2017 Zhongguancun Venture Avenue Award for Innovation Pioneer
August Achieved breakthrough as SenseTime‘s proprietary, self-developed facial feature point positioning technology widened its scope from 106 points to 240 points, opening up possibilities for more complex applications and industrial upgrades
July Raised 410 million dollars in its Series B round of financing, setting the record for the global AI industry's single highest round of financing at the time
June Presented SenseTime technologies to the State Council, 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
December Named in iHeima's 2016 Top 50 AI Start-ups
December Received 36 KR's Cutting-Edge Technical Achievement Award of the Year
December Named in Cyzone China’s Top 100 Innovative Growth Enterprises of the Year
December Named in IYIOU.com's Top 50 Chinese AI Start-ups
December Named in Fast Company's 2016 Top 50 Strongest Chinese Start-ups
October Debuted in the Beijing market as an AI+ model enterprise
September Placed first in the object detection, video object detection, and scene analysis categories at ImageNet 2016
July Had 16 papers accepted to the 2016 CVPR conference
April Became the only Chinese enterprise to receive the 2016 NVIDIA - GTC Emerging Company Award
April Named in IDC China’s Top 100 “Internet Plus” Industry Innovation Companies
April Received the Zhongguancun Top 10 Innovations Award
2015
December Became the first Chinese enterprise to place first in the ImageNet Large-Scale Visual Recognition Challenge in two categories: Detection Quantity and Detection Accuracy
November Established the independent deep learning supercomputing platform Parrots, boosting support and advantages for deep network scopes, big data learning, and complex correlation applications.
November Raised tens of millions of USD in the Series A+ round of financing
June Had 9 papers accepted to the 2015 CVPR conference
2014
September Placed second, behind Google, in the ImageNet Large-Scale Visual Recognition Challenge
August Raised tens of millions of dollars in the Series A round of financing
June Independently developed the first facial recognition results to exceed human-level performance; achieved breakthrough in infrared technology's industrialized application
  • 2017
  • December
    Signed a cooperation agreement with Honda to jointly create a L4 autonomous driving solution suitable for passenger cars, advancing autonomous driving technology and accelerating the R&D of smart AI cars.
  • December
    Named in 36kr's 2017 Best Series B Funding Enterprises of the Year
  • December
    Received the Donews Award for Special Contribution to Artificial Intelligence
  • December
    Named in IYIOU China’s 2017 Top 10 Innovative Enterprises in Artificial Intelligence
  • November
    Supported OPPO and vivo with mobile technology such as FaceID, enhancing the international competitiveness of China's smartphone brands
  • November
    Signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Shanghai Municipal Government to establish a global headquarters for R&D, smart cars, smart chips, and smart education dedicated to promoting innovative AI applications and core technologies
  • November
    Received strategic investment from global communications giant Qualcomm as AI algorithms become an important factor in intelligent smartphones and terminals
  • October
    Announced a strategic partnership with Qualcomm to build the strongest combination of AI technology and mobile terminals by using algorithms together with chips
  • October
    Jointly announced SenseAtlas, an integrated solution for high-density facial recognition, with Huawei, contributing to the establishment of an Intelligent City
  • October
    Achieved a strategic cooperation with Tianhai Investment, a subsidiary of HNA Technology Group, to jointly advance the application of AI technology in various fields such as aviation, hospitality tourism, education, finance, logistics, retail, real estate, and medicine
  • October
    Had 43 papers selected by CVPR and ICCV, the world's top computer vision conferences, achieving number 1 in Asia and surpassing global giants like Google and Facebook
  • September
    Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited SenseTime to experience facial recognition and various AI technologies
  • September
    Partnered with Suning self-service supermarkets to empower, explore, and innovate traditional retail
  • September
    Partnered with Huawei to announce the industry's first entirely cloud-based, whole network intelligent video cloud solutions, promoting the development of city visual systems
  • September
    Named in the 2017 Deloitte-Hong Kong Technology Fast 20 List
  • September
    Received the 2017 Zhongguancun Venture Avenue Award for Innovation Pioneer
  • August
    Achieved breakthrough as SenseTime‘s proprietary, self-developed facial feature point positioning technology widened its scope from 106 points to 240 points, opening up possibilities for more complex applications and industrial upgrades
  • July
    Raised 410 million dollars in its Series B round of financing, setting the record for the global AI industry's single highest round of financing at the time
  • June
    Presented SenseTime technologies to the State Council, 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
  • December
    Named in iHeima's 2016 Top 50 AI Start-ups
  • December
    Received 36 KR's Cutting-Edge Technical Achievement Award of the Year
  • December
    Named in Cyzone China’s Top 100 Innovative Growth Enterprises of the Year
  • December
    Named in IYIOU.com's Top 50 Chinese AI Start-ups
  • December
    Named in Fast Company's 2016 Top 50 Strongest Chinese Start-ups
  • October
    Debuted in the Beijing market as an AI+ model enterprise
  • September
    Placed first in the object detection, video object detection, and scene analysis categories at ImageNet 2016
  • July
    Had 16 papers accepted to the 2016 CVPR conference
  • April
    Became the only Chinese enterprise to receive the 2016 NVIDIA - GTC Emerging Company Award
  • April
    Named in IDC China’s Top 100 “Internet Plus” Industry Innovation Companies
  • April
    Received the Zhongguancun Top 10 Innovations Award
  • 2015
  • December
    Became the first Chinese enterprise to place first in the ImageNet Large-Scale Visual Recognition Challenge in two categories: Detection Quantity and Detection Accuracy
  • November
    Established the independent deep learning supercomputing platform Parrots, boosting support and advantages for deep network scopes, big data learning, and complex correlation applications.
  • November
    Raised tens of millions of USD in the Series A+ round of financing
  • June
    Had 9 papers accepted to the 2015 CVPR conference
  • 2014
  • September
    Placed second, behind Google, in the ImageNet Large-Scale Visual Recognition Challenge
  • August
    Raised tens of millions of dollars in the Series A round of financing
  • June
    Independently developed the first facial recognition results to exceed human-level performance; achieved breakthrough in infrared technology's industrialized application