Click here
Click here
Retail Technology, Retail technology News
Click here Click here

Costa to unveil global IoT coffee machines

Costa to unveil global IoT coffee machines
Monday September 23 2019

Costa Coffee will be deploying Costa Express internet-of-things (IoT) coffee machines throughout the world

Costa Express will utilise Eseye’s new AnyNet Active Management service to ensure its IoT connectivity service is delivering near 100% uptime, globally.

 

Eseye’s IoT technology will help the company to achieve its vision to transform the future of coffee retailing across the globe, through real-time data collection and an end-to-end IoT service that enables Costa Express to better monitor its machines and thus, reduce downtime, and create a unique competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace.

 

To achieve this, Costa Coffee has equipped its Express coffee machines with the Eseye AnyNet Secure multi-IMSI SIM, which connects to any available mobile network instantly, enabling cellular data access anywhere and communication to the back-end systems as soon as one of the 10,000 plus machines are powered on. 

 

The SIM also provides health-monitoring, local time synchronisation and data route information.

 

Connectivity service 

 

Costa Express is also utilising Eseye’s new AnyNet Active Management service, which provides a fully managed, proactive multi-network Switching as a Service capability with a dedicated Service Delivery Manager (SDM) to ensure its IoT connectivity service is delivering near 100% uptime.

 

Paul Borrett, systems and data director, Costa said: “Eseye’s fully redundant fault-tolerant network provides a managed connectivity service with a global footprint, while support for multiple cellular networks in each geographical region enables close to 100% connectivity uptime. This means that we can deploy connected devices and deliver premium quality drinks virtually anywhere in the world.”

 

 

Tagged as: Costa | coffee | Costa Express | IoT | Eseye