UST Global techies bring home KMA Excellence Award for Technology Innovation

The 2nd Kerala Management Association (KMA) Awards for 2011 were announced last week. UST Global won Excellence Awards 2011 in the Technology Innovation - Implemented and Initiated category organized by the Kerala Management Association (KMA).
  • (1888PressRelease) January 24, 2012 - The Award was announced during the Valedictory function of the 31st Annual KMA Convention held at Hotel Le Meridian, Kochi on 13th Jan 2012. 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.

    Excited about receiving the prestigious award, Mr. 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.

    About UST Global:

    UST GlobalŪ is a new generation world leader in the IT services sector. Focusing primarily on the Fortune 500/Global 1000 market, UST Global provides 360o 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.

    While continuing to operate around the core values of the company, UST Global has received several recognitions worldwide. UST Global finds place in the Niche segment of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for North America Offshore Applications Services - an honor reserved for the World's best Companies. UST Global was also lauded for 'leading edge approach in terms of customer management, in terms of process, [and] in terms of human resources' by Forrester Research, and was named as one the three best mid-size tier II IT services company with which to do business. The company was also ranked among the Best Green Outsourcers, by the Brown & Wilson Group. Visit www[dot]ust-global[dot]com for more information.

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