Restaurants Lean on Digital Ordering Systems to Push Through the Pandemic Self-service kiosks and mobile ordering apps are helping restaurants stay in business during a pandemic that threatens their traditional operations. IoT technologies have enabled QSRs to be leaner and more efficient, while protecting the health and safety of their customers and staff.   
Virtual Reality Unleashes New Opportunities in Research, Training, and Retail When COVID-19 shuttered VR arcades, the businesses put their vast computing resources and problem-solving skills to work on finding clues to a cure. VR is proving its value beyond gaming and stepping confidently into commercial environments in healthcare, retail, and business.  
Robots Track Inventory and Help Keep Shelves Stocked Bossa Nova and NCR are setting up robots in 1,000 Walmart stores to help track inventory, so shelves can stay stocked and items are priced accurately. The six-foot-tall shelf scanners roam through aisles taking images and collecting data, so customers can purchase the supplies they need.   
How Three IoT Innovators Are Helping Mitigate Lost Retail Revenue Retailers are moving toward a fundamental shift in inventory management: getting rid of slow, manual checks in favor of fast, automated recognition and response.
Tackling Franchise Challenges with a Cloud-based Point of Sale Franpos has partnered with Intel to develop an Intel® IoT RFP Ready Kit that supports the unique needs of franchises and multi-site operations with a unified Point of Sale (POS) technology platform.   
Digital Kiosks Serve Up Change in the Restaurant Business Quick-serve restaurants (QSRs) deploy self-serve digital kiosks with IoT to put more control in the consumer's hands and benefit from increased profits, improved customer satisfaction, and happier employees.  
Retailers Polish Store Image with AI and IoT Vispera's image recognition technology helped one retailer increase on-shelf availability and planogram compliance to push sales 12 percent higher within four months.   
Reaching Millennial Retail Customers with IoT Retailers are increasingly turning to IoT technologies to attract and engage their millennial customers. 
Saving the Walk-Away Customer with IoT Endless Aisle Kiosks Storeworks kiosk technology helps retailers turn a pain point--a walk-away customer--into a profit-growing opportunity.
Retail Robotics: Automated Shelf Auditing and Analytics Robotics deliver positive improvements to the retail ecosystem, providing automated inventory monitoring and restocking functions.