How It Works

Run Your Entire Business With Canopy

Go beyond basic device management. With Canopy’s custom KPI’s, you gain real-time visibility into the health of your devices and, with a custom dashboard, you can track performance and measure business impact. Manage all of your devices, locations, customers, transactions and other aspects that may be unique to your business.

Streamline Your Operations

When it comes to the Internet of Things, Banyan makes it happen. We bridge the gap between business and technology by working as a trusted partner to companies operating large networks of unattended devices or equipment.

Canopy provides businesses with all of the tools necessary to manage and monitor a network at scale from a single centralized management platform.

First time here? Read an overview of the Canopy IoT platform.

An Overview of the Canopy architecture

Introducing Leaf, Our Endpoint Software Agent

Leaf, an easily extensible software agent, ensures secure device instrumentation within the Canopy IoT platform. It runs on any base operating system/device hardware platform. Leaf can be leveraged to centrally manage the distribution of software updates out to the Leaf agents that reside on the network of device endpoints. Also, it allows an operator to securely and safely execute remote commands on devices. Leaf runs on current versions of Linux, Windows and Mac OS. It supports both 32 and 64-bit architectures, including Intel® x86, ARM and MIPS chipsets.

Data Attributes

Upon installation, Leaf automatically begins sending common data attributes like memory, CPU temperature, available physical disc space and more to the Canopy Enterprise. Leaf can easily be extended to obtain additional attributes.

Device Instrumentation

Flexible device monitoring and interaction through an easily adaptable software agent (Leaf) that runs on any base operating system/device hardware platform. Device components can be locally controlled through the Canopy Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) to enable customer interaction.

Software Distribution

Canopy’s Software Distribution service is coupled with Leaf so that it can be leveraged to centrally manage the distribution of software updates out to the Leaf agents that reside on the network of device endpoints.

Preventative & Predictive Operations

Complex event processing for predictive analytics on data flowing through the platform.

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Organizational & User Management

Canopy supports multi-tenant hierarchies, enabling operators to manage security credentials and user permissions. Set up roles and assign access to internal operators (e.g. franchisees) employees and partners. Brand Canopy with your logo and accent color.

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Reporting & Analytics

Maximize the utility of data captured, processed and stored through configurable KPIs, customizable dashboards. Generate canned reports and view analytics.

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Device Management

The location and device management modules let you manage the entire life cycle of a device. Predict failures before they occur and take preventative actions to protect your technology investments and keep things running smoothly.

  • Secure device instrumentation
  • Remote command execution
  • Device lifecycle management
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Real-Time Monitoring

Customizable dashboards provide a central, real-time view of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) showing the overall health and performance of your operations.

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More Canopy Features

Our IoT platform helps you achieve your business goals

Dashboard

Canopy provides an operator with a centralized web portal.

Operations

A feature-rich user interface to help manage the implementation.

Facilities

Track customizable, detailed information about your locations.

Devices

Track information on all of your connected devices.

Customers

Canopy has customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities.

Transactions

Monitor and manage device transactions and revenue.

Payments

Securely transact from a device via your chosen processor.

Inventory

Gain visibility into your inventory levels across the network.

IoT Automations

Automate tasks through an easy-to-use framework.

Marketing

Create rich marketing campaigns that deliver promotional content.

Incidents

Canopy provides an integrated incident management solution.

Reports

Canned and analytic reporting capabilities are available.

“We knew we needed this from day one. It’s an enterprise class solution that’s going to allow us to monitor a fleet of these things across the country and have that real-time visibility.”
Eric Hoersten
Swing King co-founder and COO/CTO

Awards and Recognition

A few of the places where Banyan has received recognition

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A Few Of Our Customers

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Manage Smarter

Learn about our ever-expanding library of integrated 3rd-party business applications that bring everything under one roof or, Canopy, as we would say. We help you manage smarter with a growing marketplace that delivers new possibilities.

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Join the Canopy Marketplace

Reach new customers and extend capabilities for your existing customers by joining the growing ecosystem of companies that are passionate about making “things” happen. Become a partner today!

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Check out some of the highlights from our library of enterprise integrations

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Common Branded Device Integrations

Our IoT software already connects to dozens of device brands. We do custom integrations also!

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