Visual AI shortens software release cycles and reduces engineering rework


The State of AI Applied to Quality Engineering 2021-22 report examines how computer vision technology is helping overcome test automation challenges to improve efficiency

SAN MATEO, California, Nov. 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Applitools, Provider of a Next-Generation Test Automation Platform Through Visual AI and Ultrafast Test Cloud, Has Been Featured in “2021 State of AI Applied to Quality Engineering ”by Sogeti, part of the Capgemini Grouper. The report analyzes how Visual AI delivers the next generation of functional, visual and cross-browser / device testing and helps leading brands deliver a visually perfect digital experience.

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“As a leader in quality engineering, Applitools and its visual AI technology are changing almost every aspect of the way quality software is delivered today,” said Antoine Aymer, Group CTO for Quality Engineering at Sogeti. “As a mature technology adopted by leading brands across all verticals, visual AI is essential to help accelerate the delivery of digital experiences through the activation of modern engineering practices. ”

Today’s software engineering teams are faced with increasing application complexity, an explosion of device / browser combinations, and constant business pressure for faster release, resulting in a quality issue of increasingly difficult to which traditional approaches to test automation cannot adapt. Additionally, any delay between code verification and defect detection creates friction for developers and waiting for a finished UI introduces delays for testing, putting release schedules at risk due to discovered defects. late in the development cycle.

“The Sogeti report shares information on how AI is applied to quality engineering and the evolving roles of developers and testers,” said Marc Lambert, VP and AI Evangelist at Applitools. “Visual AI frees engineering teams from mundane and repetitive tasks, resulting in fundamental increases in efficiency and overall reductions in costs associated with quality. We are delighted to see that Visual AI continues to be recognized by industry leaders as an essential part of a modern software delivery pipeline. “

Applitools visual AI provides three main features that allow teams to quickly identify regressions between UI snapshots during active development:

1) Highly accurate comparison algorithms ensure developers aren’t plagued by false positives, a challenge faced by the traditional pixel-matching approach for visual testing.
2) Automated maintenance dramatically reduces overhead by grouping and categorizing visual defects, allowing the team to quickly verify steps across multiple tests and environments, in a fraction of the time it takes to achieve the same result manually.
3) Accelerated cross-browser testing, running validation on all combinations of browsers, devices, and window combinations in seconds.

How does visual AI increase exit speed?
Applitools visual AI integrates directly into a team’s existing test automation practice and enables full automated UI regressions with a single snapshot or single line of code. By reducing the amount of test code required and the use of fragile item locators, tests are created 5.8 times faster, with a corresponding 3.8 times reduction in test maintenance, while increasing coverage tests to detect 45% more bugs. In addition, the accuracy and efficiency of Applitools visual AI enables accelerated cross-browser testing 18.2 times faster than traditional cloud execution platforms, rendering on any combination. of browsers, devices and windows in seconds versus minutes or hours.

To learn more about the report, visit the recent Applitools blog ( and visit to learn how Visual AI is transforming the way the world’s biggest brands are accelerating the delivery of innovation to their customers, while protecting their brand and ensuring that digital initiatives have the desired business results.

About Applitools
Applitools is the industry leader in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for test automation, delivering a next-generation test automation platform powered by Visual HAVE. More than 400 percent of the world’s largest digital brands in industry verticals such as tech, banking, insurance, retail, pharmacy and publishing – including 50 of the Fortune 100 – use Applitools to deliver the best digital experiences possible for millions of customers on any device and browser, and on all screen sizes and operating systems.

Applitools Ultrafast Test Cloud modernizes critical test automation use cases – functional testing, visual testing, web and mobile UI / UX testing, cross-browser testing, responsive web design testing, cross-testing, cross-browser testing. devices, PDF testing, accessibility testing, and compliance testing – to transform the way businesses innovate at the speed of DevOps without jeopardizing their brand.

Applitools is headquartered at San Mateo, California, with an R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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