Real-time information from machines enables companies to enhance business.
The solution lies with automated data collection using M2M technology. Direct collection of real-time data holds benefits to all within the value chain.
These are often for different reasons suited to their businesses yeilding different benefits.
Benefits for a various range of businesses and applications
M2M delivers business benefits to many applications including: vending, gaming, domestic appliances, ticket machines, industrial automation, elevators and escalators, office machines, security and access control, power and energy, utilities, beverage dispense, food transportation and many others.
Manufacturers - Increased product reliability reduces downtime. It enables manufacturers to migrate to a service based business by wrapping maintenance into an ongoing service.
Consumable suppliers - Ensure that the end customer replenishes your brand to maximise revenues. Enable inventory and supply chain logistics to be optimised for efficient operations and prevent maintenance problems caused by third-party consumables.
Service Operators - Prioritise maintenance visits with the correct replacement part to minimise down time. Enable a fast response to field problems and improve customer service and retention.
Retailers - Monitor the response to promotions and advertisements. Enable advertising content to be delivered to displays to increase brand awareness and generate revenues.
Remote status reporting
Eliminating paper trails
Job function window into data
Automated through email, SMS
Fast response to field problems
Improve product reliability and quality
Access to true real time information
Reduced operational costs
Improved inventory management
Improved logistics and transport
Increase machine performance
Prioritise maintenance visits
Reduced cash shrinkages
Service-based business model
Pay per usage
A new business model developed around knowledge management