1-19-18: Payments and Ops Tech Rule!
FinTech Drives Digital Connections for Quick Service, VR Boosts Hotel Experience, Smart Kitchen Stars at CES 2018, plus GE Kitchen Hub in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
AgTech Conference of the South July 23-25
|National Hot-Buttered Rum Day||January 17|
|National Peking Duck Day||January 18|
|National Popcorn Day||January 19|
|National Cheese Lover’s Day||January 20|
|National Granola Bar Day||January 21|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
Omnichannel solution provider NCR Corporation and PTC have partnered to create a next-generation service offering for a franchise’s entire operation. Using PTC’s ThingWorx® platform, the new digital connected services enable restaurant chains, banks, and retailers to manage store assets and boost customer engagement. PTC and NCR showcased the new offering at NRF 2018 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, January 14-16.
Norwegian Cruise Line has extended its agreement and will leverage the Brightwell Navigator payments platform, a web-based technology that delivers access to money transfer services and Brightwell’s OceanPay® Visa® Prepaid Card.
IHG’s Holiday Inn brand has made a big splash in its use of Virtual Reality (VR) Technology. For the first time this year, the brand’s franchise owners were able to tour different room formats virtually by wearing VR headsets which were available at the hotel brand’s annual conference.
Soboba Casino in Riverside County, California has agreed to implement Agilysys’ InfoGenesis® POS and Visual One® PMS solutions at their new replacement casino and resort set to open later this year.
- The Spoon: Major FoodTech, Smart Kitchen Features at CES 2018
- Forbes: Is Food Retailing and E-Commerce A Match Made in Heaven
- Successful Farming: AgTech Entrepreneurs Making Waves
THE CHECKOUT: GE Kitchen Hub
GE Appliances showcased the Kitchen Hub at CES this week. This appliance that sits above your stove aims to control all your smart devices in your home.
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