Vending Management

Remote visibility into machines, inventory, and revenue for your operations anywhere in the world

Built on Kii’s proven cloud platform, the Vending Management Solution Accelerator provides a fast and easy way to get a full IoT solution up and running in a fraction of the time.


What is the machine status?
Who are tasks assigned to?
Any issues to address?
What is the big picture?
Alerts
Notifications
Mobile & Web Apps
Business Rules & Logic
Reports & Analytics
Users, Groups, Roles
       across a variety of       
Machine Hardware
Data Models
Customer Use Cases

Get full insights into the status and inventory of your vending machines around the world. Designed to help you get up and running quickly, yet fully customizable to suit your business and technology needs.

Features & Capabilities

Customizable Data Models

Every solution is different, and our backend can be extended and customized easily to store the data that's important to you.

  • Schema-less
    • A flexible JSON-based storage means you can store arbitrary and nested attributes in your data models.
  • Easily Defined
    • Work with our team to create a data model that mirrors your solution and makes it easier to pull information and analytics from.
  • Carrier-Grade Scalability
    • The Kii backend is used by millions all over the world, and can scale seamlessly with your solution.

Lifecycle Management

  • Proof of Concept
    • Use Kii's sample solution to get a PoC set up with no coding required. Input your machine attributes and inventory, then connect your devices to preview your complete solution.
  • Production
    • Customize the sample solution and make it your own. Set up roles and team members so the right people have access to the right things. Then deploy!
  • Continuous Iterating
    • Make changes on-the-fly using the dashboard. Update the data models, add or remove users, and make changes as your solution grows. Never worry about scaling, infrastructure, or cloud ops - Kii has you covered.

Fine-Tune Business Rules

Configure business rules to react and handle different scenarios according to your operational requirements.

  • No Coding Required
    • Define parameters and rules through an easy-to-use web interface, with no coding or deployments required.
  • Leverage Your Solution Data
    • Rules are created based on your Data Model, so all the data important to your solution are accessible by Business Rules.
  • Flexible Changes
    • Make changes on the fly, without having to update software or re-deploy your app. Save the latest rules and they'll go into effect immediately.

Real-Time Monitoring & Control

Keep track of machines in real-time and stay in contact with employees in the field.

  • Web Dashboard
    • View the current status and inventory of every vending machine, define rules, send notifications, and provision jobs all from a single dashboard.
  • Mobile Apps
    • Provide mobile apps to operators, refillers, and technicians to assign tasks and allow them to view and maintain specific machines. Allow customers to view inventory and machine location - perfect for stadiums and venues.
  • Real-Time Communication
    • Send and receive messages with machines and mobile devices in real-time using push notifications and the latest in 2-way lightweight communication protocols.

Codeless Onboarding & Dashboard Creation

  • Dashboard
    • An easy-to-use, customizable dashboard allows multiple roles to view machines and data across the solution from anywhere in the world.
  • Inventory Management
    • Even non-technical members can create and define machines, rules, and inventory directly through the dashboard.
  • Machine Onboarding
    • Easily onboard machines automatically or in the field using a mobile device to start sending data securely from the device to the cloud.

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