UST Global wins KMA Excellence Award for Technology Innovation


Kochi: UST Global won Excellence Awards 2011 in the Technology Innovation – Implemented and Initiated category organised by the Kerala Management Association (KMA). The Award was announced during the Valedictory function of the 31st Annual KMA Convention held in Kochi last week. UST Global submitted three innovations, all conceived and developed at The Apple Tree, UST’s innovation gym under the category, Technology Innovations.

UST Global received this award for innovations, Interactive Gesture Recognition, software that captures specific gestures like wave of a hand to control the power point; WOD – Wearable Obstacle Detector, an electronic device that acts as an add-on to the existing white cane which helps a blind person to navigate with better awareness of surroundings. It is in the form of a head wear which can be easily worn by the user and PowerUS, an energy management tool that eliminates wasted energy on computers without disrupting existing IT administration processes and without impacting critical user applications or data.

In a release, Alexander Varghese, India Head, UST Global said, “It is a great feeling for us to have received this recognition. UST Global is a Company that believes in innovation and encourages our employees to generate new ideas and such awards validate our actions and tell us that we are on the right path. These awards also keep us motivated to innovate more and help us ‘Transform Lives’ which is the motto of UST Global.”

The KMA Annual Excellence Award is given for four categories other than Technology Innovations – Implemented / Initiated which are In house Magazine, CSR, Innovative HR Policies and Innovative cost management. This was the second KMA Excellence Awards organized by the Institution.

UST Global is an IT services company providing solutions across various verticals like Healthcare, Retail & Consumer Goods, Utilities, Entertainment & Media, Manufacturing, Banking & Financial Services, and Transportation & Logistics. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, the company is part of the $6 billion Comcraft group and has development centres in Technopark, Trivandrum and Infopark, Kochi.

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