2018 News and Announcements


Consumer Demands and the impact of IoT on the Payment Industry

June 11, 2018

Steve Latham, CEO and founder of Banyan Hills Technologies, wrote an article for Payments Journal that talked about the emerging trends fueling the growth of IoT-driven payments.

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Banyan Hills Technologies Named to Connected World IoT Innovations 2018

May 16, 2018

Banyan Hills Technologies, an Internet of Things company and trusted partner for innovative software solutions, today announced its IoT platform CanopyTM has been named to Connected World IoT Innovations 2018.

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Banyan Hills Technologies Founder and CEO, Steve Latham, To Speak At FinTech South

April 30, 2018

Steve Latham, founder and chief executive officer of Banyan Hills Technologies, an Internet of Things company, will speak at FinTech South. Speaking on a panel on May 8, 2018 from 1:40 p.m - 2:30 p.m., Latham will share insights on the topic of Enabling Secure Commerce for the Internet of Everything.

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Common Design Mistakes That Are Killing Your Content

March 14, 2018

We all know content is king, but if your content is lacking in design elements -- or worse, poorly designed -- it will suffer. In this piece published on the Forbes magazine website, Banyan Hills CMO Deanna Salas offers up advice on how you can spot design mistakes and improve your content by making smart decisions.

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Applying IoT Solutions as a Manufacturer

March 4, 2018

Steve Latham, CEO and founder of Banyan Hills Technologies, appeared this week on a new episode of Industrial Sage, a weekly video podcast dedicated to all things digital marketing for industrial companies. In the episode, Steve talked about how IoT can apply to industrial companies, and how it can affect their markeing efforts.

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What CMOs Need To Know About The Internet Of Things

February 20, 2018

The internet of things (IoT) is more than a buzzword, and every CMO will have to figure out how and what IoT will mean for their business this year. If you're a marketer who's still not sure what this whole 'IoT' thing is all about, have no fear. In this piece published on the Forbes magazine website, Banyan Hills CMO Deanna Salas offers four easy ways to get up to speed on IoT — fast!

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Canopy enables Predictive Maintenance for More Resilient Self-Service Vending

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February 8, 2018

The popularity of self-service kiosks and vending machines continues to rise. Outside of an uptick in revenue, retailers benefit from self-service kiosks in a number of ways. But automated kiosks and vending machines also face challenges related to downtime. Canopy, the IoT platform from Banyan Hills Technologies, addresses these challenges with predictive maintenance capabilities and real-time monitoring.

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Top 5 IOT Predictions for 2018

January 23, 2018

2018 is going to be yet another exciting year for the ongoing expansion of IoT. Steve Latham, founder, and CEO of Banyan Hills Technologies, offered his top five predictions for the IoT industry in this 10th annual VMblog.com series exclusive. His first piece of advice? Hold on tight, it is going to be a fun ride.

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2017 News and Announcements


PTI Security Systems and Banyan Hills Technologies Announce Strategic Technology Partnership to Enhance Self-Storage Facility Connectivity and Operations

December 20, 2017

PTI Security Systems, the leading provider of access-control and security solutions for the self-storage industry, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Internet of Things (IoT) platform and services provider, Banyan Hills Technologies (Banyan). This relationship has been established to enable PTI to bring to market an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud platform for the self-storage industry. This innovative new Cloud platform will deliver an enhanced customer experience and drive world class operational excellence into all connected facilities.

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Banyan Hills Technologies Named a General Member of the Intel® IoT Solutions Alliance

September 20, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT) consulting experts and software platform provider, Banyan Hills Technologies (Banyan), today announced that it has joined the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance as a general member. The Global Alliance, which includes Intel and about 400 other companies, provides scalable, interoperable solutions that accelerate the implementation of smart devices, connected networks and end-to-end analytics.

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Canopy Helps Australian Entertainment Company Expand RFID-Enabled Kiosks

September 8, 2017

When Franchise Entertainment Group (FEG), Australia's largest home entertainment company, prepared its deployment of more than a thousand kiosks for movie rentals, it needed a software platform that would bring management and visibility to every kiosk, from Sydney to Perth and everywhere in between. FEG was transitioning its business from the brick-and-mortar model to kiosks, similar to trends in the United States.

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How IoT Can Help Us Better Prepare For Hurricanes

September 27, 2017

There are numerous ways IoT can help cities prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters. In this piece published on the Forbes magazine website, Banyan Hills CMO Deanna Salas offers insights for how IoT could enable retailers to be well-stocked and staffed in the event their area is under a hurricane watch.

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How Self-Service Can Become More Human

August 9, 2017

What role does user interface (UI) and user experience(UX) play? Everything I just described would not be possible without a well-designed UI and a thoughtful approach to UX. When creating a self-service experience, you should always start with discovery, then move to design and development. There are two important things UI/UX architects should do in the beginning: define a few personas and create journey maps.

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Biometric Technology Part 3: Consumer Acceptance Grows As Kiosk Industry Weighs Its Options

July 24, 2017

Have biometric technologies – fingerprint identification, iris scanning, facial recognition, voice scanning and signature recognition – evolved to the point where it makes sense for kiosks to include these capabilities?

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Mike Morris with Broadgreen Solutions, Steve Latham with Banyan Hills Technologies and Gary Patterson with Fiscal Doctor

March 30, 2017

Consumers love IoT, so how is the enterprise catching up? Steve Latham talks IoT on Atlanta Biz Radio with Stone Payton.

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Steve Latham to Discuss "Why 2017 is the Year of the Internet of Things (IoT)

March 13, 2017

Latham will focus on the basic premise of IoT, and what it means to the enterprise; the exciting ways in which it is being used across different industries; and ways IoT can be applied to the enterprise to make it smarter.

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Changing Kiosk Technology Brings New Verticals and Applications, Part 2

March 8, 2017

Kiosks are facilitating businesses and organizations with more tasks than ever, thanks to continuously evolving technology, and the pace of innovation shows no signs of abating.

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Changing Kiosk Technology Brings New Verticals and Applications, Part 1

March 6, 2017

The Internet of Things has unleashed a new world of connectivity, and electronic kiosks are finding new applications. Changing technology is creating opportunities for kiosks like never before.

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Why 2017 is the year of Internet of Things

February 6, 2017

Steve Latham, Banyan Hills Technologies Founder & CEO and Guest Host Globalspeak President Frank Baia on TAG Radio’s Tech Talk.

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Why one kiosk veteran sees 2017 as a year for change

January 18, 2017

How will the Internet of Things (IoT) impact the kiosk industry? Much will depend on how well it is executed by manufacturers, integrators and operators. Steve Latham, CEO of Banyan Hills Technologies, and industry veteran talks thinks that IoT brings a lot of opportunity to the kiosk industry.

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2017 IoT Predictions

January 4, 2017

The more sophisticated we become in managing and monitoring devices, the more opportunities we'll have to drive greater efficiencies and new revenue streams in the New Year. Steve Latham, CEO of Banyan Hills Technologies shares his top 2017 predictions for IoT with VMblog.com

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2016 News and Announcements


Banyan Hill Technologies CEO Steve Latham to speak at Technology Association of Georgia’s 2016 Legislative Roundtable on Cybersecurity, Smart City IoT, Drones, & Health IT On Wed. Dec 14 at the Tech Square Research Building

December 13, 2016

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2016 Legislative Roundtable on Cybersecurity, Smart City IoT, Drones, & Health IT will feature top executives in the Georgia area speaking about these advanced technology issues that many enterprises are experiencing and want to learn more about.

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Steve Latham joins Rob MacLane on Atlanta TechEdge

November 13, 2016

The internet of things industry is booming. By the end of 2020, we're expected to have about 200 billion smart objects, that’s about 26 per person on earth.

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Steve Latham on the Peggy Smedley Show talking IoT

October 26, 2016

Steve says when his company develops a relationship with a customer, it truly is a relationship that helps the client understand the business challenge, and making sure that they aren’t looking at IoT just because of the hype, but because it is really applicable.

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Steve Latham talks IoT with Dana Barrett

October 26, 2016

Steve joins Dana Barrett for Tech Tuesday and talks IoT. Steve explains that a major opportunity for IoT today isn’t always about reinvention, but extending and enhancing a product through operational efficiencies.

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Banyan Hills Technologies Enters IoT Platform Wars with Enterprise Solution for Self-service Kiosk and Vending Machine Operators

September 14, 2016

Owners and operators of self-service kiosks and vending machines finally have an answer to the challenge of fully maximizing the value from their self-service strategies. With the preview launch of Canopy, a comprehensive IoT platform from Internet of Things (IoT) experts Banyan Hills Technologies (Banyan), operators can now fully monitor, manage and monetize their fleet with real-time analytics and customized dashboards.

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