Locker kiosks also called smart lockers are enabling click-and-collect retailers to make inventory more accessible and easier to track. It’s a bigger market than you think and growing. It doesn’t seem that long ago when I first read about the Amazon Locker, it turns out it was six years ago. Amazon started in New York […]
When a machine sends a heartbeat, it’s sending a message saying, “Hey I’m online, I’m alive.” Measuring heartbeats can not only tell an operator whether a machine is online or offline, but it can also share if it’s in distress. With software at the endpoint, at regular intervals, usually measured in seconds, a heartbeat signal […]
Today, it seems like we’re reading about more advanced and intelligent kiosk implementations across every industry. Whether it is in healthcare with the medication disposal kiosks, Walgreens introduced last fall in 14 locations across Indiana, or it’s the new self-service devices at McDonald’s for automating ordering. Even sporting and entertainment venues are getting in the […]
In my last blog post, I shared my predictions for the Internet of Things in 2017. Prior to that, I talked about why I believe IoT is real, and how there is an opportunity for many businesses to improve operations, enable automation and drive new revenue. In this in a short video, I answer the […]
Make room for IoT. It’s a necessary step to moving any business forward. What can the world expect from IoT technology in the upcoming year? IoT implementations that bring in new revenue streams and deliver real-time business insights. We’ll see a rising trend in the intersect of virtualization and IoT. As the number of connected […]
It wasn’t that long ago when the first smartphone came out, and we saw the pace of connected devices and associated mobile applications accelerate beyond what anyone could have imagined. Shortly after that, something incredible happened, we reached the point where there were more connected devices than people on the planet. Since then, we’ve used […]
The numbers are staggering, and it’s all melding together. By 2020 there will be 44 Trillion gigabytes of data, that’s equal to the number of stars in the universe. Picture 1 trillion sensors contributing to the rise of data in 2020 and three trillion being invested in the IoT over the next 10 years. And […]
One of the things that strikes me with many of the applications that we see ramping up around the Internet of Things, is the intense focus on the “sexy” part of the solution, and not so much on the beastly and often complex side of IoT. That’s the part that excites many of us. There […]
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Our IoT platform helps you achieve your business goals
Canopy provides an operator with a centralized web portal.
A feature-rich user interface to help manage the implementation.
Track customizable, detailed information about your locations.
Track information on all of your connected devices.
Canopy has customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities.
Monitor and manage device transactions and revenue.
Securely transact from a device via your chosen processor.
Gain visibility into your inventory levels across the network.
Automate tasks through an easy-to-use framework.
Create rich marketing campaigns that deliver promotional content.
Canopy provides an integrated incident management solution.
Canned and analytic reporting capabilities are available.
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How Retail Security Can Welcome IoT Innovations Without Putting Customers at Risk
IBM's Security Intelligence blog recently interviewed Banyan Hills Technologies CEO Steve Latham for an article on retail security and how ...
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Why Mobile Device Management is a Critical Tool for Modern IT Operations
Keep networks of mobile devices, such as tablet computers, fully-functional to ensure a positive customer experience. An MDM solution can help with diagnosing issues and pushing the latest software updates.
5 Ways Technology and the IoT Are Transforming Branch Banking
Though we take them for granted today, ATMs in particular have transformed the entire banking experience. Now, the Internet of Things (IoT) is now poised to revolutionize branch banking all over again.
Neither Mark Wutka nor Stephen Perkins went into their software development careers thinking they’d become published authors. But both Banyan Hills Technologies developers ended up seeing their names in print – in bookstores and on Amazon – after being approached by publishers who saw their work online.
Green IoT: How the Internet of Things is Improving the Environment
While it’s not always obvious what the long-term environmental impact of many new technologies will be, it’s absolutely clear that the IoT is shaping up to improve the environment in a wide variety of ways.