Sentient Technologies Named a 2016 "Cool Vendor" for Retail by Gartner

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentient Technologies [], the leader in distributed artificial intelligence, today announced it has been named a Cool Vendor in the "Cool Vendors in Retail, 2016"(1) report by Gartner [], the world's leading information technology research and advisory company.

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The Gartner Cool Vendors in Retail report evaluates companies in retail innovation.

Sentient's retail product is Sentient Aware. Aware creates a "visual conversation" with shoppers to understand their intent and preferences in the moment, letting online shoppers more easily find what they are looking for, which can drive higher order values and increased conversion rates for retailers.

"Given the amount of technology innovation happening in retail, we are honored to be included by Gartner in their 'Cool Vendors in Retail' report," said Andy Narayanan, Sentient's Vice President of Visual Intelligence. "We've worked hard to apply artificial intelligence to break through the barriers to better conversion. By giving retailers an engaging and efficient visual interface to their entire catalogue, Sentient Aware helps shoppers quickly find the products they love, and want to buy with ease."

Subscribers may access the full "Cool Vendors in Retail" report by Gartner here [].

DisclaimerGartner does not endorse any vendor product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About SentientSentient's mission is to transform how businesses tackle their most complex, mission critical problems by empowering them to make the right decisions faster. Sentient's technology has patented evolutionary and perceptual capabilities that will provide customers with highly sophisticated solutions, powered by the largest compute infrastructure dedicated to distributed artificial intelligence. For more information, visit Twitter: @sentientdai.

Sentient Technologies (USA) LLC is a privately held company based in San Francisco and backed by world leading investors. Sentient is a trademark of Sentient Technologies.

(1) Gartner, Cool Vendors in Retail, 2016, Kelsie Marian, Miriam Burt, Robert Hetu, Joanne Joliet, Frances Karamouzis, 28 April 2016

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