Retail Automation – Vending Operators Bring MEDIA Machines To Life With Intelligent Store™ By Crane Merchandising Systems

By | August 21, 2015

WILLISTON, S.C. – August 19, 2015 – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. company and the leading global manufacturer of innovative solutions for vending machines, cashless systems, software and wireless communications, today announced the launch…


The dynamic over the air capabilities contained within the MEDIA platform are used to optimize the performance of the vending machines managed by the operator. 

  • With the remote software update functionality, operators can have peace of mind that their MEDIA assets will always be up to date with the newest features and enhancements.
  • Operators can control the content of their MEDIA screens with custom messaging by advertising or promoting specific items to attract consumers and drive sales. Crane’s graphic team assists them in creating screen content that is then delivered remotely to requested machines.
  • Retail Insights reports provide robust machine level consumer data to help operators optimize the performance of their machines and ensure consumers have an engaging vending experience.

“Intelligent Store allows vending operators to fully leverage the power of a connected Media machine,” said Alan Hollis, President of Crane Merchandising Systems. “Our team works with each operator to deliver software updates and custom content over the air without costly visits to the machine. This new service continues Crane’s commitment to create value for customers through innovation, reliability, durability and reduced cost of ownership.”