Smart Engines was founded by a group of scientists from the worldwide renowned Russian Academy of Sciences. The founders gather together their profound expertise in such fields as image processing, technical vision, machine learning, graph theory, chess theory, document processing and optimization.

In 2010, an elite team of scientists has been assembled under the leadership of Professor Vladimir L. Arlazarov with a goal of creating and perfecting solutions for the most challenging problems in computer vision, image processing and machine learning. Therefore, Smart Engines was born advancing both the state of technology used in actual business solutions and the scientific state of the art.

Currently the company employs more than 45 researchers and engineers and 16 of them have a PhD degree with highest honors.
Apart from developing computer vision products and solutions, Smart Engines regularly publishes scientific papers and is well known in the international scientific community as a key player in the field of artificial intelligence.