We are pioneers of artificial intelligence research and innovation.YITU Technology integrates state-of-the-art AI technology business applications to build a safer, faster and healthier world.
YITU maintains a world-class R&D team to drive industrial development with advanced technologies. Rather than simply using technologies from large companies or laboratories for monetary gains, we are engaged in fundamental research of artificial intelligence aimed to find comprehensive solutions for machine vision, listening and understanding. We strive for breakthroughs in computer vision, natural language understanding, knowledge reasoning, intelligent hardware and robotics. Today YITU has an extensive presence in sectors such as security, finance, transportation and healthcare.
We are curious about human wisdoms, and we expand the potential of AI. Side by side, We look forward to creating an intelligent future with you.
ZHU Long received his PhD in Statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Long was a student of Professor Alan Yuille, who is a disciple of Stephen William Hawking. Long specializes in statistical modeling of computer vision and artificial intelligence.
A former senior expert at Aliyun computing. LIN Chenxi led a team of more than one hundred senior engineers and set up the Apsara distributed cloud computing operating system, the largest of its kind with independent intellectual property rights in China.
2012 YITU Technology was founded.
2013 YITU received angel-round funding from ZhenFund.
YITU received A-round funding from Sequoia Capital and Banyan Capital.
2015 Dragonfly Eye System won Science and Technology Progress Award by MPS.
YITU worked with Aliyun to build the Big Data Real-time Cloud System for Guizhou Traffic Police.
China Merchants Bank used YITU Face Recognition Technology at 1,500 outlets nationwide.
The Portrait Recognition Platform and Direct Banking Account Opening Video Authentication Project was putted into operation at Shanghai Pudong Development Bank to conduct VTM and mobile banking face authentication.
2016 YITU received tens of millions dollars of B-round funding from Yunfeng Capital.
YITU started research in intelligent healthcare and City Data Hub.
YITU built the world's largest portrait system, covering more than 1.5 billion people.
YITU provided the portrait comparison system for the General Administration of Customs and China Immigration Inspection.
YITU raised RMB 380 million in Series C funding from Hillhouse Capital Group and other investors.
YITU won first place in four categories, in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
YITU won the first Place in Identification Accuracy In Face Recognition Prize Challenge (FRPC) 2017 hosted by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) .