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Inside the Box: Shut the Front Door

| By Steve Pollak

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 […]

Inside the Box: Monitoring heartbeats

| By Steve Pollak

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 […]

Basics of IoT: Data Analytics

| By Steve Latham

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 […]

What is IoT?

| By Steve Latham

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 […]

IoT is Real, and The Economics Are Pretty Compelling

| By Steve Latham

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 ABC’s of PCI and EMV compliance. What do small businesses need to know?

| By Webb Morris

There are some very basic steps you can take towards making your payment processing solution compliant with PCI and EMV. Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliance are concerns of any payment processing solution today.  $20,752 IS THE AVERAGE COST TO A SMALL BUSINESS DUE TO HACKING, UP FROM $8,600 IN […]

The Beautiful and the Beastly Side of The Internet of Things

| By Steve Latham

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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How IoT Data Can Enhance The Banking Industry

Any industry that benefits from data aggregated from products and customers is transformed by IoT and banking is riding just such a wave.

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Now In Beta: A Fresh New Look For The Canopy IoT Platform

Upgrades include an improved navigation structure, faster performance and enhanced visualizations that put even more power into the hands of Canopy’s users.

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Case Study: MDM Solution Helps Revel Systems Support Its Customers

Revel Systems wanted to find a way that they could remotely monitor, update and even fix their point-of-sale solutions in the event something goes wrong.

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Now’s the Time To Leverage Remote Monitoring and Management

The Internet of Things has the potential to dramatically improve the visibility that IT managers have into their operations.

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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.

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How Industrial IoT Analytics Can Enhance Business

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