Retail and the Internet of Things:M2M Technology Building BlocksIntroducing Multi-Service Gateways and M2M IntegrationPlatforms and by that effectively Decoupling Producers& Consumers of M2M Device DataRobert Andres
Vertical Market Application ScenariosRetail Automation & Integration / OverviewIt is all about …• knowing more about customers• winning and keeping customers• providing more and better services• reducing cost• increasing efficiency & margin• protecting customers and businessWhat M2M solutions from Eurotech can do for you.
The Internet of ThingsM2M Applications EverywhereLogisticsMedicalTransportationPublic TransportRailMeteringAir ConditionsMiningFirst RespondersValue TransportSmart CityEnvironmentalSmart Grid First RespondersGreen HousesSports Medical ApplicationCool Chain MonitoringVendingReverse VendingIndustrialTicketingFarmingAgricultureSignageAutomatic Vehicle LocationRemote MonitoringRetailEnergy Monitoring
The Internet of Things• IT centric, cloud based M2M connectivityplatforms as building blocks for enterprise IT• Implementation of “Enterprise Service Bus”architectures to allow an easy integration of differentdevice data systems and applications• Multi Service Gateway approach to integrate andconsolidate data streams and future proof investments• IT centric application development to implementbusiness logic in smart edge devices / servicegateways• Of the shelf purpose built devices designed to meetvertical market value propositionsDistributed Systems Fundamental Building BlocksM2MIntegrationPlatformMulti-ServiceGatewayApproach
APIs, Dashboards, Console, etc.The Internet of ThingsDistributed Systems Architectural OverviewConsumers of DataM2MIntegration PlatformMulti-ServiceGatewaysProducers of DataM2MInfrastructureSolutionOperationalTechnologyBuilding BlockStandard Interfaces
Vertical Market Application ScenariosRetail Automation & Integration / Overview• Smart Shelf• Smart POS• RFID Solutions• Monitoring & Tracking• People counter• Scanning and weightcontrol• Smart Trolleys• Payment systems• Queue management• Anti-theft systems• Security & surveillance• Vending and reversevending machines• …M2M Applications Everywhere in Retail:
The Internet of ThingsAutomation & Integration / M2M Multi Services GatewaySensorsActuatorsLegacySystemsSmartMachinesM2MMultiServicesGatewayHuman /MachineInterfacesMeters• Multiple business relevant tasks areaddressed and technically consolidated• Data delivery using a common protocoleffectively decoupling data providersand data consumers• IT centric application development toimplement business logic in smart edgedevices / service gateways• More efficient bandwidth utilization –carrier cost optimization• Of the shelf purpose built devicesdesigned to meet vertical market valuepropositions