Sensetime

artificial intelligence/machine learning

FOUNDING YEAR: 2014
LOCATION: China
Last Update: 01/05/2020

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About

Sensetime offers a AI-powered facial recognition platform that can be used to verify a user. The platform has applications like verifying a user while making payments, or for bank card or security systems.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

It offers various products and services like Intelligent Video Analytics and Identity Verification. Intelligent Video Analytics: Apart from face detection from image source, it also offers functions like feature extraction, attribute analysis, attribute comparison, and target retrieval from a vast facial image database Identity Verification: It offers integrated "Cloud + Client" solutions that also includes SDK,cloud services and integrated identity authentication terminals. It helps financial firms to reduce risk by providing functions like living body detection, card recognition, and facial comparison. Additionally It also provides text, vehicle and image recognition to mobile Internet companies, financial services and security companies.

MAIN CLIENTS

The company has clients from industires including security

finance

smartphones

mobile Internet

robotics

and automobile. It also has clients from companies and government agencies including Honda,Qualcomm,China Mobile

UnionPay

Huawei

Xiaomi

OPPO

vivo

and Weibo.

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

The company is in partnership with domestic and international enterprises across sectors such as smartphone

retails

robotics

mobile internet. Some of the companies are Honda

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Traction

VALUATION / MARKET CAP:

$4.5 B in 2018

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$1.63 B

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

May 2018

TOTAL FUNDING COMMENT

The company is planning to use the fund for its R&D and talent acquisition efforts further. (May 2018)

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES B  · $410 M  · Jul 2017

SERIES C  · $1.22 B  · May 2018

LISTED

NO

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