AAEON Intelligent Vending: One Solution for Now, Millions of Possibilities for the Future

2016-05-03

Time to Get "Brainy"

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(Venditalia, Milan, Italy) May 3, 2016 —AAEON, a major developer of industrial computing solutions and a member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, is proud to announce the AAEON Intelligent Vending portfolio, a smart vending solution called "Brainy" based on the Intel® Reference Design for Intelligent Vending.

All the solutions are powered by the UP Board - the first credit sized embedded board based on Intel® Atom™ x5-Z8350 processor alongside different expansion modules with connectivity interfaces (Wifi/4G/BLE) towards the cloud. It has a specific dedicated group of interfaces such as MDB, DEX, Executive, CAN bus and others, supported by solid firmware and API.

AAEON Intelligent Vending “Brainy” solutions can be powered by Emutex Intelligent Vending Solution or by BSquare DataV IoT Services.

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Emutex Intelligent Vending Solutions connects the local vending machine to the operators and offers web-based telemetry and maintenance, remote pricing, data analysis, sales scores and several other functions. BSquare DataV IoT Service permits to a manufacturer or an operator of vending machines to remotely manage inventory, ensure jurisdictional tax compliance, increase asset uptime and reduce service cost.

Furthermore, AAEON Intelligent Vending “Brainy” solutions support Intel® RealSense™ Technology that allows a seamless integration of product recognition or audience analysis.

Fabrizio Del Maffeo, Managing Director of AAEON Europe, declares: “A new retail era is coming where vending machines are evolving from simply connected objects to real intelligent entities that will help manufacturers and operators reduce the total cost of ownership and offer better services to consumers.”

Marco Barbato, Product Director of AAEON Europe, affirms: “The tailor-made design makes the integration into existing vending machines effortless and provides a future-proof solution to equip new machines with additional functions like digital signage, proximity marketing and self-adapting by customer recognition. The range of new possible applications and functions are limitless."

For more information about AAEON Intelligent Vending solutions, please visit www.intelligentvending.eu.