The China Files: SenseTime

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The China Files: SenseTime 

SenseTime is a private artificial intelligence company based in Hong Kong, with offices in China, Singapore, Japan, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai. It was founded in 2014 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong by a group of academics. It is principally engaged in research and development of artificial intelligence technologies such as facial recognition, video analysis and medical image analysis. It is the world's most valuable artificial intelligence startup. 

This China File contains items from 2016 to February 2021. 


About Our China Files Product

Each China File contains a brief introduction to a company and links to interesting and hard-to-find open source information about that company. We include items such as corporate registration documents, public filings, presentations, academic papers, patents, press releases, social media and court documents. We include files in English and Chinese, as well as other relevant languages. Where relevant, we insert material from our own archives, documents gathered by reporters at The Wire. Each item is listed chronologically from most recent to oldest and contains a hyperlink to the original source material. We also include a sprinkling of news for readers to contextualize our research. 

At the end of the China File, we include an index of all individuals and companies mentioned in our files. For the methodology on our index, please see our FAQ page. All China Files have a minimum of 100 items, which is about 4 pages. However, for most companies, particularly older companies, our China Files will run to at least 10 pages or over 300 items.