Category Archives: Smart Vending

Automated Retail Innovator Invenda Raises $7.5M – Smart Vending

Smart Vending and Smart Kiosks The Swiss company transforming mechanical vending machines and kiosks into smart IoT-devices with patented touchless technology, AI-powered engagement and crypto-payments, builds on large new U.S. orders. Invenda makes crypto-capable, touchless, IoT/AI vending machines and kiosks. They just raised $7.5M — with Swiss retail heavies like Walter Huber and Phillipe Gaydoul leading. We’ll post the… Read More »

Vending Checkout – AI-Powered Self-Checkout and Vending Charlotte Airport Kiosks – Grab and Go

Grab and Go Smart Vending Airports HMS Introduces Smart Vending press release — HMSHost Smart Vending for Touchless Food and Beverage Experience. Dynamic Vision Recognition Captures Purchased Snack Items While Automated Blue Light Cleans Vending Machine Between Users. Editors Note: HMS Hosting announcing deployment of AI Self-Checkout Smart Vending in Charlotte.  The language is odd such as “Just… Read More »

Smart Locker System — Smart Pickup Smart Curbside Pickup Solutions

Automated Smart Locker System by GRUBBRR and Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. BOCA RATON, Fla., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — BOCA RATON, Fla., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — GRUBBRR, a leading commerce automation company, and Frank Mayer, North America’s premier kiosk provider, have forged a trailblazing partnership to provide restaurants and other retailers with best-in-class Smart… Read More »

Vending Market Research

From Kiosk Industry May 2020 — Vending sales are expected to accelerate post-pandemic, due to affordability of its footprint and sanitary interface, when compared to a crowded store. Excerpt from Canadian Vending magazine May 2020 — Kiosk sales are expected to accelerate post-pandemic, due to affordability of its footprint and sanitary interface, when compared to a crowded store. Take-Aways Kiosks… Read More »

New Smart Store without Cashiers – Prototype in California

Excerpt: Connectivity Shoplifting in a Smart Store without Cashiers and Here’s What Happened Checkout systems are going autonomous. by Rachel Metz September 6, 2017 Say goodbye to the glitchy self-checkout scanners in your local retail store. Grocery buying is about to get a big boost from artificial intelligence. At a prototype store in Santa Clara, California, you grab a… Read More »

Vending Kiosk Competes with Amazon Go

Apple has Siri. Amazon has Alexa. This summer Tom Murn will have Vicki, a vending machine endowed with artificial intelligence that will be popping up in college cafeterias, drugstores, hospital waiting rooms and offices around town, and could change the way New Yorkers shop. Shaped like an iPhone but as big as a refrigerator, the device will neither… Read More »

Intelligent Vending Machines Market Size & Analysis 2014-2025

Intelligent Vending Machines Market Size & Analysis 2014-2025 The global intelligent vending machines market is expected to reach USD 11.84 billion by 2025 Prominent vendors operating in the market include Crane Co., Advantech Co. Ltd., Bianchi Vending Group S.p.A, Azkoyen Group, and Rhea Vendors Group Increased focus on research and development activities and adoption of inorganic growth strategies… Read More »

Through The Looking Glass? When Storefront Windows Go Interactive

PYMNTS spoke with Ilya Alshine, founder and president of imageSurge, a Boston-based service provider looking to turn storefronts into interactive platforms.


So far, Alshine said, imageSurge has been adopted by more than 150 retail storefronts and dozens of real estate companies throughout the U.S. and Canada, illustrating the potential for a sea change in what storefront displays can offer.

Future of Retail by Smart Vending Machines

New video posted by Smart Vending Machines yesterday. The Future of Retail Powered by Vending Machines from John Apostolides on Vimeo.   About Smart Vending Machines have a vending solution for your business that has great potential to boost your return on investment (ROI). This is achieved through our intelligent software capability that provides a previously unheard of… Read More »