Today and into the future, humans will always be at the core of what we do – not just the operator of a vehicle but also the passengers that they have onboard and the communities they serve.
Seeing Machines, (AIM: SEE) has over 15 years of research know-how, commercial application and proven expertise in intelligent face and eye tracking technology.
Headquartered in Australia and with operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific, the company pioneers the development and commercialisation of proprietary algorithms and hardware that help machines interpret the human face and eyes in order to understand their state. This Core IP brings to life a range of technology applications that make devices and vehicles smarter, with the intelligence and ability to protect, enable and respond when intervention is required.
Seeing Machines has strategic relationships with world leaders like Caterpillar, Electro-Motive Diesel, Boeing, Takata, Bosch, LG and Panasonic among others.
From an original idea within their robotics lab at the Australian National University, they began to solve complicated technical and commercial equations for which almost all the variables were unknown. Today, over 15 years later, the two key founders of Seeing Machines retain the original passion, determination, and curiosity that formed the genesis of the organisation.
Sebastien Rougeaux, Chief Scientist Machine Intelligence and Tim Edwards, CTO and world recognised driver monitoring solutions engineer, continue to play vital roles in advancing the fundamental science behind our core technology, broadening the commercial applications and influencing the overall strategic direction at Seeing Machines.
Through delivery of our result-proven algorithms, products and services, and strategic collaboration with sector partners, Seeing Machines will be the recognised leader in our chosen markets.
To enhance operator performance and safety through real-time monitoring and intervention – enabled by intelligent sensing technologies.
We know our work makes a difference and we’re proud of what we do. Equally important to us is how we do it. In work and life we strive always to uphold our company values:
Our core face and eye tracking software technologies are key components within our commercial products. From consumer electronics to automotive and aviation, they can also be licensed to organisations for embedding into their own product and service offerings.
The possibilities are endless.
The Seeing Machines journey began in June 1999 with four researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) who were attempting to teach robots how to see. Instead, they ended up developing the world’s first Stereo Driver Monitoring System.
No one knew it at the time, but that would be the first step towards a company that is now listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market, has a turnover in excess of $23 million, and is trusted by industry leading partners from around the globe.
Seeing Machines and the Australian National University (ANU) commence joint development of the Truefield Analyser – a medical device that exploits eye tracking for diagnosis of various eye and neurological disorders, including glaucoma.
Our system finds a home in the cab of a Volvo truck, spurring additional development.
Successful listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
DSS technology is licensed to Dycom, a US firm with thousands of trucks on the road.
Growth leads us to bigger and better offices in Braddon, adjacent to downtown Canberra city.
BHP Navajo becomes our first customer in the mining sector.
First US office opens in Boston, Massachussets.
First DSS trial with major mining customer Freeport McMoran begins.
A brand new setup, with 24×7 monitoring centre.
Our new US office in Mountain View, California is matched by another one in Melbourne, Australia.