Thiruvananthapuram, 5 May 2022: UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, announced it has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP, enabling UST to integrate SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) into its Cogniphi AI Vision platform, which will be subsequently marketed as UST Sentry Vision AI. The offering will help build predictive, contextual and analytical capabilities into retail and manufacturing operations through advanced video analytics, as an SaaS-based packaged solution that can easily be integrated with SAP S/4HANA® and RISE with SAP.
UST Sentry Vision AI is a cutting-edge, vision-based artificial intelligence solution that can be applied to build predictable patterns that help reduce operational wastage, monitor performance, identify revenue leakage and automate complex business processes. With UST Sentry Vision AI, businesses can leverage digital vision data and video analytics to help build a competitive edge. Integrated with SAP Business Technology Platform and SAP Analytics Cloud, UST’s artificial intelligence-based vision platform can enable and accelerate the intelligent digital enterprise.
Chris Botha, Senior Vice President, SAP Practice, UST, said, “We are excited to take our partnership with SAP to the next level and we are committed to providing our clients with a transformational offering. UST Sentry Vision AI will enable them to embrace the Industry 4.0 movement and make their factories smarter and transform retail into a touch-free experience.”
Rohith Raveendranath, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cogniphi Technologies, said, “This partnership, which allows us to integrate SAP BTP into our Cogniphi AI Vision platform (marketed as UST Sentry Vision AI), will strengthen the offering and provide the power of vision intelligence to companies in various sectors like manufacturing, retail, and healthcare, among others.”
Chris Ritterhern from the Center of Excellence, SAP Business Technology Platform, said, “It’s exciting to have UST embark on this OEM agreement with SAP. The company’s experience in supply chain and focus on Industry 4.0 – along with its innovative understanding of robotic technology as woven into business processes for SAP technologies – is a great foundation to bring new solutions to our customers.”
Leveraging its partnership with SAP, UST is working to bring about the business transformation customers need to achieve greater speed, agility, and integration.
Integrating with SAP BTP, UST Sentry Vision AI helps businesses:
- Enable faster and more accurate yield reporting in real-time
- Reduce reliance on trained eyes to detect defects, providing flexibility to the operations team to use a low-skilled workforce
- Drive accurate work-in-progress inventory reporting and compliance to targets
• Measure and track how customers interact with the aisle in a showroom
- Detect and automate the replenishment of store shelf space