Global AI company SandStar expands lab in NC

May 3, 2022
SandStar is an artificial intelligence company that provides computer vision technology for the retail industry.

SandStar will relocate from its current office in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte to a larger facility in South Point Business Park near Carowinds.

The new facility will be the innovation, quality assurance and customer service hub for AI computer vision recognition technology to serve the company's North American clients. Customers can visit the showroom and chat with engineers. The new facility combines a software lab, QA lab, manufacturing lab, post-sales support call center, parts room and all sales and marketing functions to support growth. 

SandStar is an artificial intelligence company that provides leading computer vision technology for the retail industry. The advanced retail solutions engage shoppers with grab-and-go convenience, autonomous checkout and big data analytics, serving businesses worldwide.

“Our growth is a direct result of the passion, creativity and dedication of our great staff," said Mike Kiser, president of SandStar. "It is our mission to continue our momentum to benefit our customers and become one of Charlotte's most desired employers.” 


SandStar's tracking dashboard displays in real-time hourly, daily or recent number of shoppers, their average length of stay and in-store traffic distribution, among other data. Such information enables store operators to better understand customers and generate data tags based on insights. The system is designed to take massive retail data and convert into actionable advice.

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