10-05-17: FinTech Simplifies Payments for Cafes, Mid-Flight Messaging Enabled, Robots Aid Corn Production, Plus Foodmate US in the Checkout!
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Agilysys, provider of next-generation Software-as-a-Service solutions for retailers, food and beverage, and hospitality, has announced improvements to its rGuest® Buy self-service kiosk POS systems, which allow restaurant operators to optimize their workflow for a better overall customer experience. These updates include a simplified selection and payment process in Café™, nested menu choices & order status monitoring in Grab N Go™.
Petite Precision Planters Deployed in Farmers’ Fields
In collaboration with the Ulm University of Applied Sciences, AGCO and Fendt have successfully taken their MARS (Mobile Agricultural Robot Swarms) project to the next stage: Fendt’s Xaver system deploys small robots in corn fields for precision planting and monitoring.
Delta Air Lines announced that it will offer free mobile messaging on flights to all passengers through some of the most popular global platforms, including Facebook Messenger and iMessage, enhancing customer experience one text at a time.
Dinova, the proprietary platform connecting corporate diners and restaurants worldwide, continues to lead in retail and hospitality, garnering recognition from TiE Atlanta and BTN Innovate, and gaining additional retail partners.
- Bloomberg: Airbnb Activates Digital Restaurant Reservations
- Nanalyze: Emerging Food Tech Companies to Watch
- The Produce News: Boxed.com enters Fresh Delivery in Atlanta and Other Cities
THE CHECKOUT: Foodmate US
Foodmate US is a major poultry processing equipment manufacturer in Ball Ground, Georgia, recently named among Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2017. Their top-line meat cutting machines are deployed by meat-processing centers worldwide.
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