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SenseTime Partner with Japan’s MOL to Develop AI-powered Vessel Image Recognition System

October 10, 2019 9:59 pm

Beijing (PingWest)- China’s artificial intelligence (AI) unicorn SenseTime and Japan’s shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines have reached into agreement to develop an image recognition and recording system that support automated monitoring of ships.

Powered by artificial intelligence (AI) technology, the system will be installed and tested on board the cruise ship Nippon Maru, which is managed by Mitusi OSK Passenger Line.

Featuring a terminal equipped with a graphics processing unit (GPU) along with ultra high-resolution cameras, the system can automatically detect and record ships with high precision.

Well Known for its Face+ recognition system, SenseTime’s facial recognition system have been used by government agencies and companies like NVIDIA, China Mobile, UnionPay.

Backed by investors including Alibaba, SenseTime is now valued at more than USD7.5 billion, the most valuable AI startup in China followed by its major rival Megvii.