Banyan Hills Technologies Named To Connected World IoT Innovations 2018




DULUTH, GA – May 16, 2018 –Banyan Hills Technologies, an Internet of Things company and trusted partner for innovative software solutions, today announced its IoT platform CanopyTM has been named to Connected World IoT Innovations 2018.

Connected World received a record number of entries this year, but only six stood out as truly innovative in the market today. Canopy made the list for its central dashboard that allows operators to manage the overall health of their devices while enabling entirely new experiences. Connected World honors innovations that move the needle and help customers implementing IoT solutions that do something extraordinary. Judges recognized Canopy as an IoT platform that is creative, technologically advanced and proven to change the IoT landscape.

“Canopy from Banyan Hill Technologies is proving to be a very unique product that is serving the IoT very nicely. It has an impressive option that integrates with lighting and HVAC, all while taking advantage of complex event processing to enable just about any IoT campaign,” said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of Connected World and host of The Peggy Smedley show.

Canopy has real-time dashboards, advanced features and configurable KPIs empowering operators in any industry to monitor and manage their device network. Canopy’s software agent, Leaf, is hardware and operating system agnostic and has a library of components. Canopy also captures, processes and stores data, and uses complex event processing to send actionable data to a Web app for IoT campaigns.

“We’re proud to have Canopy recognized and named to Connected World IoT Innovations 2018,” said Steve Latham, founder and chief executive officer, Banyan Hills Technologies. “Canopy is delivering tremendous value to our customers by reducing operating costs, increasing revenue, enhancing security, and leveraging data to maximize the full potential of an IoT deployment. It’s exciting to see this value be recognized by our customers, as well as through Connected World IoT.”

More information about Connected World and its awards is available at

About Banyan Hills Technologies

Banyan Hills Technologies ( is an Internet of Things (IoT) company and a trusted partner for innovative software solutions. Canopy™ is Banyan’s IoT platform and the most advanced solution for monitoring and managing any network of connected endpoints like self-service kiosks, digital signs and on-premise control systems. Canopy helps decrease costs, increase revenue, enhance security, and leverage data for operators of large networks of unattended devices. Banyan’s highly skilled team helps customers launch, scale and secure successful IoT implementations. Banyan’s deep industry knowledge and strong capabilities in machine learning, transaction management, communication protocols, payments, and predictive analytics help companies realize the full potential of their technology strategies.

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Deanna Salas

Deanna Salas joined Banyan Hills Technologies as CMO in 2016, but her contributions to company began long before then. She provided marketing support early on and helped shape the brand for the company and its IoT platform Canopy. Applying all her knowledge of communication design and creativity into the business and products led to building and overseeing a marketing and design practice that supports the business and its customers. From brand basics to compelling and beautifully designed user experiences, she brings 20 years of experience in communications, design, and marketing to the company. Before joining Banyan, Deanna ran a successful consulting practice supporting executive communications for many corporate executives at Fortune 500 companies and helped brand and market products for small businesses. Earlier in her career, she held various roles in executive communications, marketing and served as a creative director. Deanna is a member of the Forbes Communications Council.

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