Innovation

IoT Brings Connectivity to Fresh Food Vending

IoT Brings Connectivity to Fresh Food Vending

Glory is piloting two smart vending machines that enable consumers to purchase and reserve fresh salads, wraps or yogurts with their smartphones, then pick up their orders when they arrive, while the machine's 4G connectivity helps providers monitor conditions remotely.
RFID Robot Dog Reads Inventory Counts

RFID Robot Dog Reads Inventory Counts

Auburn University's RFID Lab is testing Boston Dynamics' Mac robot as a companion for busy employees that would count stock with a UHF reader, direct them to products as they pick orders, fetch goods and carry out other assistive tasks.