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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 algorithms that bring positive impact to the society. This has made us a leading global AI algorithm provider and one of the most efficient producers of AI algorithms.

The deep learning and computer vision technologies we have developed are already empowering industries spanning across education, healthcare, smart city, automotive, finance, retail, manufacturing, communications and entertainment. Today, our technologies are trusted by over 3,500 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, 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
1 Jan

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

2020
11 Nov

SenseTime’s SenseCare-Lung Pro is awarded the CE Mark for AI Medical Solutions, meeting the safety and performance requirements of the European Union.

5 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.

1 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
12 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.

11 Nov

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

9 Sept

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

8 Aug

SenseTime establishes its China headquarters in Shanghai.

7 Jul

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

4 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
9 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.

9 Sep

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

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

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).

5 May

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

4 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.

2 Feb

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

1 Jan

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

2017
12 Dec

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

9 Sep

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

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

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

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

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

2014
10 Oct

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

8 Aug

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

6 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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