DeepGlint: Uyghur Detection, Race Analytics, PRC Police Deals

By Charles Rollet, Published Apr 07, 2022, 08:06am EDT (Info+)

PRC AI company DeepGlint was sanctioned by the US in July 2021 citing involvement in "human rights violations and abuses" in Xinjiang. Last month, DeepGlint IPO'd.

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In this post, IPVM examines in detail the human rights issues raised by DeepGlint's activities including its partnerships with Xinjiang police, the multiple times it has touted "race" and Uyghur detection software and the company's partnership with Intel.

DeepGlint Background

Based in Beijing, DeepGlint was founded in 2013 and describes itself as an "industry-leading artificial intelligence technology company focusing on the deep integration of advanced computer vision technology and big data analysis technology". The company's founder and CEO is Zhao Yong, a Computer Vision PhD graduate of Brown University.

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