Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout
Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout

AI unicorn SenseTime appoints Three-Body Problem author Liu Cixin as director of ‘immersive’ sci-fi research project

  • Liu Cixin, author of the Three-Body Problem trilogy, is one of China’s most famous sci-fi writers, with his books soon to be adapted by Netflix
  • SenseTime, whose AI technology is used to scan faces in streets, subways and residential complexes across China, first announced its new sci-fi venture in May

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout
Three-Body Universe CEO Zhao Jilong joined SenseTime’s AI forum at this year's World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. Photo: Handout

Corrected [10:45am, 14 Jul, 2021]

  • [10:45am, 14 Jul, 2021]

    This article originally stated that SenseTime is headquartered in Hong Kong and Beijing, when in fact the company's headquarters are in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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