The Internet of Things (IoT) enables smart vending machines to help retailers meet customer expectations. These machines provide convenient, personalized shopping wherever they are.
Smart vending uses digital technologies to create automated retail solutions to deliver products without human staffing. IoT edge devices (e.g., touchpads and touchless displays) offer dynamic, interactive purchasing. Smart vending machines can apply AI and analytics to device data to deliver tailored experiences. Wireless connectivity enables fast transactions.
Advanced IoT technology and connectivity is accelerating smart vending machine and automated retail solution adoption. As retailers recognize smart vending machine benefits, delivering connected solutions will be a competitive differentiator.
Smart vending machines span various industries. Products delivered through these machines include:
Using IoT-enabled automation and connectivity, smart vending is helping retailers:
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