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 responsible 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 and are one of the most prolific contributors of related papers in the research community.

Upholding the guiding principles in our AI Code of Ethics, our global team of talented individuals are dedicated to developing original AI software that bring positive impact to the society. This has made us a leading global AI software provider and one of the most efficient producers of AI software.

The deep learning and computer vision technologies we have developed are already empowering many industries. Our universal AI infrastructure, SenseCore, allows us to develop powerful and efficient AI technologies that are scalable and adaptable for a wide range of applications and industries. Today, our technologies are trusted by customers and partners around the world to help address real world challenges ranging from education, healthcare and smart city to intelligent automobile, smartphone and entertainment. Going forward, we strive to empower more industries with our universal AI infrastructure and build a stronger AI ecosystem together with industry and academia.

We have presences in markets including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Taiwan and Macau.

In 2018, we expanded our footprint and established SenseTime International in Singapore as our regional headquarters and a springboard to the rest of Southeast Asia, such as Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia.

Milestones
2021
Apr.

SenseTime partners 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 receives the CE Mark, meaning that SenseTime’s AI medical Product can provide comprehensive support with an international standard.

Jan.

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

2020
Nov.

SenseTime is 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 is awarded the CE Mark for AI Medical Product, meeting the safety and performance requirements of the European Union.

Jul.

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

Jun.

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

May

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

Jan.

SenseTime becomes 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
Dec.

SenseTime signs a Memorandum of Understanding with SKY ICT and Sansiri, Thailand's leading real estate developer, to bring AI technologies and solutions to the local real estate market.

Nov.

SenseTime is appointed the leader of China’s National Facial Recognition Working Group.

Sep.

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

Aug.

SenseTime establishes its China headquarters in Shanghai.

Jul.

SenseTime signs a strategic agreement with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to accelerate AI development in the Middle East.

Apr.

SenseTime enters into a strategic collaboration with G3 Global and the China Harbour Engineering Company to establish Malaysia’s first AI Park, a platform for AI solutions development and talent training.

2018
Sep.

China’s Ministry of Science and Technology announces that SenseTime will build the National Open Innovation Platform for Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence on Intelligent Vision.

Sep.

SenseTime's Post-Doctoral Program Workstation is established in the aim to bring together the best and brightest in technology.

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.

Jun.

SenseTime signs Memoranda of Understanding with three leading organizations in Singapore — Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National Supercomputing Centre of Singapore (NSCC), and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel).

May

SenseTime jointly establishes the HKAI Lab with the Alibaba Group and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation.

Apr.

SenseTime launches the world’s first AI textbook, “Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence”, in collaboration with leading textbook publishers and high school teachers in Shanghai.

Feb.

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

Jan.

SenseTime International is incorporated in Singapore, becoming our regional headquarters in Southeast Asia.

2017
Dec.

SenseTime signs a long-term agreement with a Japanese car manufacturer to collaborate on an L4 autonomous driving for passenger cars.

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.

Sep.

SenseTime hosts Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore.

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.

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
Dec.

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

Sep.

SenseTime wins three global awards at ImageNet 2016, in the object detection, video object detection, and scene analysis categories.

Apr.

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

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 launches SenseParrots, our self-developed AI deep learning platform.

2014
Oct.

SenseTime is incorporated in Hong Kong, making the city home to our global headquarters.

Aug.

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

Jun.

Developed by SenseTime’s founding team, the proprietary Deep Identification-Verification (DeepID2) features achieve a facial verification accuracy rate of 99.15%, surpassing human performance.

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