Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (November 21, 2017) – OneSoft Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “OneSoft”) (TSX-V:OSS, OTC:OSSIF) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, OneBridge Solutions, Inc. (“OneBridge”), has commenced a Pilot Program with a division of a U.S. based, Fortune 100 petroleum product refiner, marketer and transporter (the “Client”) for evaluation of OneBridge’s Cognitive Integrity ManagementTM (“CIM”) SaaS solution.
“We’re pleased that another Tier 1 pipeline operator has recognized CIM’s value proposition and has committed to further explore CIM’s capabilities,” said Tim Edward, President of OneBridge Canada. “According to PHMSA, the American pipeline regulator, a pipeline incident occurs almost daily in the United States. CIM’s machine learning capabilities may potentially uncover pipeline faults before failures occur, and detect threats with higher accuracy, increased speed, and at a far lower cost than the current default method, which largely involves manual spreadsheet analysis. Given the safety issues, negative publicity, large fines and lost revenues associated with failures, and that the pipeline industry has a stated goal of zero failures, interest in our CIM solution continues to grow.”
The initial revenue associated with this contract is a nominal fixed fee which recovers OneBridge costs associated with the project.
“We designed these Pilot Programs to give prospects the opportunity to evaluate the full functionality of our CIM solution within weeks,” said Brandon Taylor, CTO and President of OneBridge USA. “We cannot provide timing on when or if new clients will ultimately adopt CIM, however, initial feedback has been very positive.”
About the Client
The Client is a USA-based company, which together with its subsidiaries, is one of the largest petroleum product refiners, marketers, and transporters in the United States. Its operations include multiple refineries, comprehensive terminal and transportation systems, extensive wholesale divisions and one of the largest chains of company-owned and operated retail gasoline and convenience stores within the USA.
About the CIM Pilot Project
Pursuant to the terms of the arrangement, OneBridge will normalize the Client’s inline inspection (“ILI”) data for segments of its pipeline, ingest the data, map certain shape and ILI files, and align anomalies and calculate their growth rates. Using OneBridge proprietary Pattern Detection and Interacting Threats machine learning algorithms, the program is designed to detect threats using Predictive Analytics, while providing advanced business intelligence, graphical presentations, and reporting of the data that assists clients to predict pipeline failures and thereby save lives, protect the environment, reduce operational costs and address regulatory compliance requirements. Visit www.onebridgesolutions.com for more information.
OneBridge utilizes proprietary Machine Learning algorithms, a single geospatial database, and predictive analytics applied to structured and unstructured big data on a highly scalable level that cannot practically be replicated through manual efforts, to provide pipeline companies with the functionality they require to safely operate, manage and maintain their pipeline infrastructure as smart assets. The OneBridge Cognitive Integrity ManagementTM solution is deployed as a software as a service (“SaaS”) solution leveraging Data Science, Azure Machine Learning, HoloLens, Microsoft Power BI Embedded and other components of the Microsoft Azure: Cloud Platform and Services.
About OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. has developed software technology and products that have capability to transition legacy, on-premise licensed software applications to operate on the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Cloud, in conjunction with Office 365, CRM Online, Microsoft BI and Microsoft Azure Machine Learning. OneSoft’s business strategy is to seek opportunities to convert legacy business software applications that are historically cumbersome to deploy and costly to operate, to a more cost-efficient subscription-based business model utilizing the Microsoft Azure: Cloud Platform and Services, with accessibility through any internet capable device. Visit www.onesoft.ca for more information.
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