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As the world’s leading deep learning platform developer, SenseTime is dedicated to creating industry solutions via innovations in AI and big data analysis.

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Facial recognition competition heating up as Megvii reported in talks with Alibaba to raise $500M

Megvii is seeking at least $500 million in new funding, and is in talks with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and…

Nov 27, 2018

Hong Kong and Tsinghua universities partner to support AI innovation

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has formed a partnership with Beijing’s Tsinghua University to develop new technologies based on…

Oct 2, 2018

SenseTime CEO says technical standards critical for AI industry growth

The lack of technical standards is a critical issue facing the AI industry, according to SenseTime CEO Xu Li. He…

Sep 9, 2018

SenseTime plans to expand AI applications into auto, medical, smartphone, smart city industries

SenseTime is working to deploy its image recognition technology to the automotive, medical, smartphone, and smart city markets, Co-founder and…

Aug 28, 2018

Chinese startups take lion’s share as venture capital investment in AI grows 150 percent

Chinese AI startups overtook their U.S. counterparts in new venture capital funding in 2017, raising nearly $5 billion according to…

Jul 23, 2018

Facial recognition unicorns SenseTime and Megvii raising combined $1.6B

Investment capital continues to pour into Chinese facial recognition firms, as Bloomberg reports that SenseTime could receive nearly $1 billion…

Jul 18, 2018

Yitu and Sensetime bid on facial recognition contract for new Beijing airport

Yitu and SenseTime are preparing bids to provide facial recognition to Beijing’s new $12 billion airport, South China Morning Post…

Jul 10, 2018

SenseTime applying AI technology from facial recognition to AR and autonomous driving

SenseTime will build its portfolio beyond facial recognition by applying some of the same AI computer vision algorithms to augmented…

Jun 1, 2018

SenseTime C+ funding round closes at $620 million as investors flock to AI unicorn

SenseTime has announced the completion of a $620 million Series C+ funding round led by Fidelity International, Hopu Capital, Silver…

May 28, 2018

Alibaba and SenseTime partner for Hong Kong AI accelerator

Alibaba Group, SenseTime, and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp. (HKSTP) have partnered to create a new accelerator…

Mar 15, 2018

SenseTime creating $790 million AI investment fund

SenseTime is in the process of raising approximately 5 billion yuan (US$790 million) to create an investment fund for Chinese…

Feb 6, 2018

SenseTime executive touts advance of AI-based facial recognition technology at EmTech China

Since outperforming human eyes for the first time in 2014, AI-based facial recognition technology has advanced to the point of…

Nov 30, 2017

Alibaba looking to be largest backer of facial recognition firm SenseTime

Bloomberg is reporting that Alibaba is in discussions to invest about $227M USD and become the largest backer of Chinese…

Nov 15, 2017

AI facial recognition startup SenseTime secures investment from Qualcomm

Chinese artificial intelligence facial recognition startup SenseTime Group has secured an investment from Qualcomm as part of a $500 million…

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