The Story of Opsis

Opsis is a spin-off from the Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC), a joint research institute between the University of Illinois and A*STAR. The company is a leading Emotion AI software solutions for multi-modality analysis - powering applications and digital experiences in the new normal.

From an idea

Started as a MedTech project from research at Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC) and Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Singapore. 5 years of R&D with millions of dollars invested. Won 2nd place in Grand Challenge Competition (ACM Multimedia).


3rd place in EmotiW competition (ICMI)


2nd place in EmotiW competition (ICMI)

Company was established

Spin-off from ADSC and A*STAR after commercializing Opsis Emotion Recognition AI  technology in the domains of healthcare, human resources, marketing, customer service and others.


1st place in OMG Emotion Behavior

Awards & Achievements

  • Only Singapore Finalist out of 16 countries for Asian Entrepreneurship Award.
  • TOP 11 at TAcc+ (Taiwan Accelerator Plus) International Program 2022 and only Singapore Start-up.
  • Only Singapore Start-up in Netherlands Mobility LAB.
  • Only Singapore Start-up selected to present in the Mckinsey Early- Stage Investor Conference (ESIC).
  • 1 of the 9 highest ranking projects in Skolkovo Softlanding.

Launch of Opsis World-first Emotion Recognition AI software using Circumplex Model of Affect


9th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

  • Start-up of the Year – Winner
  • Innovation of the Year (AI) – Winner
  • Innovation of the Year (Productivity) – Finalist
  • Innovation of the Year (Technology) – Finalist

Won and qualified for European Eureka AI

Award & Launch of Product

Awarded SAP Partner Promising Start-up in Partners Innovation Day 2022

Opsis debuts World-first multi-modal Facial, Speech tone and Body language Emotion Recognition AI software