Shopping experience at the Advantech Intelligent Mall

Advantech Intelligent Retail Solutions

Advantech Intelligent Retail Solutions make services more thoughtful, more efficient in business operating and strategy planning.
Digital technologies and shopper behavior changes have changed the retail business, and completely rewritten the original rise of what we learned in consumer activity and business outlook. The IoT, O2O, Cloud Service, Omni-Channel Retailing, Mobile Connectivity and future virtual retail development concepts, making retail began officially entered the intelligent era. IT management is absolutely crucial victory of future retail, digital services to give shoppers a more thoughtful, real-time shopping experience, and improve operational efficiency.

Valuable customer experience with UTC-620 and Intel®RCM


In the new Intel® IoT Ignition Lab Swindon, a demonstration will be shown on the kiosk point-of-sale solution via a portrait panel PC with Intel® Retail Client Manager (Intel RCM) software application. This solution was realized by Advantech and Intel® Corporation.From left to right: Mike Fay, Sales Manager UK Advantech and and Rod O’Shea, Intel EMEA IOT Sales Director

Retailers would like to use every opportunity to influence consumers with their purchasing decisions. Having an all-in-one panel touch computer in-store with interactive content will have a great impact on shop visitors. Showing the collection the customer might be interested in based on their customer card for instance. The UTC-620, an all-in-one portrait retail panel computer with its 21.5” full-HD display, is optimal for reading content rich applications.

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Smart Coffee Vending Tastes Even Better

Incredibly, over 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed every day. Perhaps even more astounding is that this figure continues to rise. Coffee has always been the beverage of choice for today’s mobile and urban workforce and as more and more people around the globe adopt aspiring lifestyles, the demand for high quality, fresh ground and brewed coffee constantly grows, trending away from lower quality instant products. Consequently, coffee shops, restaurants, and vending machines have never been busier. However, whereas vended coffee beverages from newer, smarter machines that address today’s market dynamics are set to take off, offering convenience, efficiency, cost savings, and up-selling opportunities, coffee shop operations are damaging profitability in many smaller shops and restaurants due to lack of controls on production. With the current procedures in place, staff can produce drinks without payment for friends and family and even commit employee fraud. Continue reading

Advantech Brings Digital Content to Life at Integrated Systems Europe 2014

Advantech will present its complete hardware portfolio of digital in-store solutions in the Digital Signage Hall 8 stand

M210 at Integrated Systems Europe from 4 to 6 February 2014 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Advantech will demonstrate solutions serving a wide variety of applications including retail & hospitality, self-service, public services, transportation, education, entertainment and corporate use. Continue reading

Fitting Into the Most Unusual Space, Stretch Your Signage Display

Digital signage is an innovative medium for targeted information, entertainment, promotions and advertising, delivered in visually rich multimedia formats designed to attract consumers. Since digital signage is so ubiquitous these days, people no longer ask what it is because digital signage has matured into a fully developed, versatile product that has adapted to many different applications and environments. Digital signage displays now come in unusual shapes or configurations but 42″ and above are the most common sizes. However, large-sized displays with conventional aspect ratios of 16:9 or 16:10 have limitations— in locations where they are restricted in height or physical space. Like on elevators, buses, train stations, and hotel hall, the installation space is limited but the requirement for digital signage is huge. LED signage seem to be a good fit for these kinds of space-limited applications; however, LEDs are usually heavy, power consuming, and display low-resolution images. The demand calls for a new design of displays. Continue reading

An Introduction to Kiosk Signage

Kiosks are an increasingly popular choice to deliver a range of application in public environments. Those in retail and hospitality industries are finding it important to have reliable kiosk solutions to provide customers vital information and also speed up sales process. View below video to see what kiosk signage can do in various environments.