The installed base of connected vending machines worldwide will reach 5.4 million by 2022

Berg Insight, today released a new market report covering the connected vending machine market. The global installed base of connected vending machines reached an estimated 2.6 million units in 2017. North America represents the largest share of around 1.3 million of these machines, whereas the corresponding number for the European market is 0.6 million. The number of connected vending machines

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WISeKey releases first-of-its-kind IoT Cryptocurrency Smart Payment solution for Connected Objects

WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading cybersecurity and IoT company, today announced that is has developed a first-of-its-kind IoT Cryptocurrency Smart Payment solution allowing connected objects to pay with WISeCoin. The IoT CryptoCurrency Smart Payment allows the ability for connected objects secured by WISeKey Semiconductors to pay other connected objects using WISeCoin. WISeKey has tested the technology on connected cars

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WISeKey and Japanese Toppan Printing Team Up to Securely Connect Inert Objects to the Internet

WISeKey’s VaultIC NFC security module combined with Toppan’s smart tag technology provides objects with secure data processing capability for authentication and customer engagement. WISeKey and Toppan Printing Co., today announced that they are collaborating to provide the industry with versatile smart tags that allow any object to securely authenticate and communicate online. In 2017, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

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International Vending Alliance Selects Sierra Wireless IoT Services to Revolutionize Vending Experience

Sierra Wireless Smart SIM and AirVantage® IoT Platform to enable digital transformation of the world’s largest vending network. Sierra Wireless today announced that International Vending Alliance (IVA), the largest global network with 1.9 million vending machines in more than 70 countries, has selected Sierra Wireless’ Smart SIM and AirVantage® IoT Platform to revolutionize vending service delivery. One hundred million customers

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Vodafone and Mango make digital fitting rooms a reality

Date: February 16, 2018 in: Retail Vodafone announced today that it is working with Mango, the global high street fashion retailer, on a new programme to rollout digital fitting rooms to the company’s top stores worldwide. The digital fitting room has been designed around a new Internet of Things (IoT) digital mirror designed by Mango, developed by Vodafone in collaboration

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Sprint and Dynamics Unveil Wallet Card™ – The First Battery-Powered “Connected” Payment Card

New Payment Cards with Electronics Provide Unprecedented Levels of Functionality; Product Wins Best of Innovation Award at CES 2018. Dynamics Inc. and Sprint, a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank, today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show unveiled the first battery-powered, “connected” payment card. Wallet Card™ is the world’s first connected, secure payment card. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) recognized Sprint

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