Cantaloupe Inc., a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market, announced the suite of next-generation products, services and technologies it will showcase during the 2022 NAMA Show in Chicago on April 6-8.
Newly launched products and services will be available for demonstration at booth 1009, and Cantaloupe will showcase innovative artificial intelligence solutions, next-generation point-of-sale touchscreens and its latest advances in Seed technology.
“In keeping with this year’s theme, ‘Convenience Service Reimagined,’ we are excited to bring the most innovative products, technologies and solutions to our booth at NAMA Show 2022,” said Sean Feeney, CEO of Cantaloupe Inc. last two years have truly propelled the industry into the future. By being able to innovate rapidly to meet our customers’ and consumers’ expectations for self-driving and unattended retail experiences, we ensure that our operators have the tools they need to thrive in the new post-pandemic retail world.
In the stand, Cantaloupe will present and demonstrate the following products:
HIVERY improves integration: HIVERY’s partnership with Cantaloupe brings a user-friendly technology solution based on artificial intelligence and machine learning to Cantaloupe Seed customers. Available for purchase now, HIVERY’s integration with Cantaloupe’s Seed platform, specifically Seed Pro and Seed Office, provides powerful new product recommendations and targeted sales space optimization, with proprietary algorithms that enable customers to increase revenue and improve operational efficiency.
ePort Engage Series: Experience Cantaloupe’s latest ePort cashless device technology with the ePort Engage Series, including its ePort Engage and ePort Engage Combo, which give retailers the ability to engage consumers in new ways and enable truly frictionless shopping. The ePort Engage and ePort Engage combos are available for purchase now.
Next Generation Yoke Platform and Yoke Point of Sale+: On display and available for demonstration, the newly upgraded Yoke Platform and Yoke POS+ kiosk solution enables both cashless and cash acceptance. The upgraded Yoke platform, available now, includes the recently unveiled software version, which includes an improved customer interface, personalized promotions and loyalty programs, and unique Yoke mobile app engagement features. Pay. The Yoke POS+ is expected to be available to customers in early summer 2022.
Seed software improvements: Featured on the stand and available now are new Seed technology features focused on improving operational efficiency for customers.
- Remote price change, newly released compatibility report: With Remote Price Change (RPC), operators can now use Cantaloupe’s RPC Compatibility Report to quickly and easily determine which machines are already equipped to accept remote price changes, as well as which ones may require a reader card or firmware upgrade. This reporting feature allows customers to better prioritize machines and locations to take advantage of RPC.
- Seed warehouse application: Cantaloupe’s Seed Warehouse app, included with Seed Office, provides better inventory control, better visibility into warehouse operations, and comes equipped with an easy-to-use interface for customers, all through the platform. mobile and optimized for next-gen tablet.
Contactless sale: In partnership with Vendekin, Cantaloupe’s new contactless sales experience is now available via a mobile experience. Demonstrations will show how consumers will be able to scan a machine’s unique QR code, select items from a menu of all the machine’s offerings, and pay for their selection, all from their smartphone or via a card reader. This new feature uses a mobile browser app, and a monthly fee and one-time device purchase is required.
Cantaloupe senior executives will also lead and participate in discussions on the current state of unattended retail, consumer expectations and innovation:
A Bird’s Eye View of Changing Consumer Environments: Hosted by Cantaloupe CEO Sean Feeney on April 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. CT. The fireside chat will take a strategic look at expanding unattended retail presence in different environments. Join executives and leaders who will share their perspective on how the surge in unattended retail sales is likely to unfold in different locations.
Take calculated risks with technical innovations: On April 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. CT, Cantaloupe COO Ravi Venkatesan will host a discussion on how to distinguish near-term trends and long-term solutions, and how operators can best determine the appropriate time when introducing new technology to their business.
Leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to better serve your customers: Located on the main stage of the Show Floor, Bill Bartholic, VP of Enterprise Sales, will participate in a panel discussion on April 7 from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. CT, on finding the right tools that can help operators use technologies such as AI to be more effective in driving sales and turning data into revenue.