Smart Vending Solutions

    AAEON's Smart Vending Solutions

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    To improve and reinforce the services of traditional vending machines, AAEON has provided an intelligent solution to facilitate their functions. The Smart Vending Now solution offers exceptional shopping experiences to the customers all over the world and has completely changed our typical view towards vending machines of the past.

    Along with the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT) age and its increasing prevalence in our daily lives, supporting Intel® RealSense™ technology through AAEON’s “UP” board, a credit-card-size single board computer. This solution can be easily integrated with additional features such as digital advertising, marketing or consumer gesture recognition, as necessary In combination with Kii’s Cloud Platform, the solution can also provide several additional services, such as central pricing management and real-time sales data analytics.

    The cloud-based technology, the internet connection and flexible expansion of board connectivity enables the intelligent vending machines to embrace the following dynamic features:


    Mobile & Efficient Management

    1. SMART Stocking Control

    Operators can access a mobile dashboard application 24/7 to retrieve real-time transactions and data analysis of sales performance, which leads the operators to data and management of inventory stock levels to optimize the restocking route and effectively maximise the revue opportunities.

    2. SMART Hardware Maintenance

    Instant visibility through remote monitoring capability can proactively notify of any potential technical issues that need to be addressed prior to machine failure.

    3. SMART Target Marketing

    Integrated with a RealSense™ camera in the intelligent vending machine, real-time consumer behavior/demographic reports allow the operators to gather product campaign feedback instantaneously. For instance, product preference by which group of people in terms of their age, gender and location, allowing more time to take business strategies to the next level.

    Interactive & Exceptional Customer Service

    1. SMART Interaction

    In the vending industry, touch screen and hand gesture recognition are two attractive features to end users, as it provides them with a more engaging purchase experience, hence increase potential revenue.

    2. SMART Payment Option

    The intelligent machine brings great convenience to consumers, as it allows for a variety of payment methods, such as debit or credit cards, mobile wallet, QR code or internet payment, by which the customers can indirectly win product promotions and operators can add more products with a higher value into the machines.

    Designed to help operators reduce service costs while adding value. Meanwhile, the customers are provided with an improved vending transaction experience.


    Introducing AAEON's Smart Vending Development Kit, providing exceptional modern-day vending platform experience for both operators and consumers alike.

    • Vending Control Board + VMC Kit
    • Motor Control + MDB + DEX + Smart Vending Software
    • Free Engineering support with every Development Kit purchase

    ► New Smart Vending Development

    An all-in-one comprehensive kit to get you started developing next generation Smart Vending machines, with state-of-the-art features such as Real-time Telemetry/2-way Remote Management, Digital Signage, Cashless Payment via single shared internet connection, to name a few!

    ► Retrofitting

    The kit can also be used to incorporate (or retrofit) the latest Smart Vending features into existing vending machines.

    ► Intel® API SDK Support

    Intel Software Development Kit (SDK) provides easy access to the powerful capabilities of the Intel Intelligent Vending platform.

    ► Instructions and Documentation

    Easy-to-follow setup guide and reference material that will ease you into our solution and into the world of smarter vending.


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    【Basic Vending Computing Solution】

    AAEON offer the UP Board to enable computing and expansion capabilities as the entry-level to vending compute solutions.

    More information about UP Board


    【Value Vending Solution Package】

    The UP plus Basic Vending Control Board advanced solution enables full control of intelligent vending machines using MDB, EXE, DEX standardized communication protocols

    More information about Vending HAT


    【Enhanced Vending Solution Package】

    The VMC Kit offers full vending functionality with new Intelligent Vending features. VMC enables precision dispensing detection with a motor control system enabling management of several types of machines dispensing products through spirals.

    More information about VMC Kit


    • Real-time transactional inventory information at your finger tips
    • Remote management
    • Cloud based business analytics for telemetry data
    • At-a-glance Dashboard for operators
    • Multitude of business intelligence reports enable minimizing costs and maximizing profits


    • Reduce operating costs by knowing exactly what and when to restock
    • Better product offering by identifying top selling items and slow moving ones in real time
    • Adjust product pricing remotely in real-time
    • Reduce machine downtime with real-time alerts


    • Multiple-item vend in one transaction
    • Nutritional information for vending items
    • Promotional discounts
    - Routine campaigns
    - QR code scan from online campaign

    For further information, please contact

    Contact Us

    AAEON Electronics, Inc.

    Phone (N. America West): 714-996-1800 ext. 125

    Phone (N. America East): 714-996-1800 ext. 107