BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech –11-10-17



11-10-17: New Acquisition Streamlines Self-Serve Supply Chain, Beverage Innovator Invests in Africa, Next-Generation Guest Services Solution, Plus ImagineAir in the Checkout!! 

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VEND: New Acquisition Streamlines Self-Serve Supply Chain

cantaloupe systems imgUSA Technologies, key provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions, announced that it will acquire Cantaloupe Systems, Inc., a premier provider of cloud and mobile solutions for vending, micro-markets, and office coffee service, for $85 million. USA Technologies, who has an outstanding partnership with Atlanta-based vending tech startup, Gimme, will use Cantaloupe’s cloud and mobile solutions for dynamic route scheduling, responsive merchandising, and inventory management. The acquisition produces a full enterprise platform for self-serve retailers.

Top TeleComms Provider and Beverage Innovator Invest in Tech Enhancement in African Communities

The Coca-Cola Company has partnered with an integrated satellite communications leader, Intelsat, to bring satellite-enabled Wi-Fi services to remote communities across Africa.

FinTech Giant Powers up Loyalty with Digital Payments Distributor

First Data, one of the first payments providers to support Apple Pay, now enables merchants to offer stored value card solutions through integration with the Clover POS platform and Apple Gift Solutions. This collaboration boosts loyalty for retailers and restaurant owners while enhancing Apple Pay user experience.

Hospitality Services Provider Launches Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Solution

Agilysys launched the latest version of LMS (Lodging Management System®), its deep-learning powered casino property management software. The system allows guests to check-in early using mobile devices and also automates room upgrades.



ImagineAir, based in Atlanta, Georgia, uses dynamic pricing to power its on-demand next generation air taxi service.

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