1. Product Launches

Smart Visi Cooler - Elanpro’s First IOT Enabled Platform – Connected Refrigerator

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

To provide versatile solutions to the foodservice industry, Elanpro, India’s leading commercial refrigeration company, unveiled a Next-Gen Connected Refrigerator, Elanpro’s first IoT enabled Smart Hub platform. The company also announced its foray in the vending machine business with the launch of First Smart AI cooler. This offering is part of Elanpro’s strategic alliance agreement with Vendekin, a Pune based vending ecosystem startup.

Market research by the top management of the brand found that distribution of temperature-sensitive products like milk, ice-cream, flavored yogurt, and other dairy items had multiple roadblocks with a majority occurring due to inadequate monitoring. Addressing this concern, the brand has introduced Next-Gen Connected Refrigerators. It is an IoT enabled platform that allows retail and Kirana store operators to monitor the temperature through Smart Hub. The platform allows monitoring 20 equipment installed in-store at a time. It is equipped with an intuitive alert feature that raises an alarm on the diagnosis of a problem.

Speaking at the launch, Sanjay Jain, Director, Elanpro said, “We are adopting smart and connected technologies to revolutionize the Indian Refrigeration market for the foodservice industry. With the introduction of new IoT enabled Smart Hub, we aim to give a superlative experience to the retailers and Kirana store operators along with the pharma industry.”  

Elanor also launched India’s First Artificial Intelligence enabled Visi Cooler. Developed post the strategic alliance agreement with Vendekin, a digital platform that enables a smart vending ecosystem for buyers and sellers, Smart Visi Coolers are intelligent self-service equipment. The product is introduced with the aim of making shopping easier in labor void places. Equipped with a video surveillance system for monitoring and electronic lock system for safety, the new-age vending machine accepts digital payment.

The agreement between Elanpro and Vendekin aims for the promotion of the "V-Commerce" business for various sectors like FMCG Retail and HoReCa. Under this agreement, the two companies have agreed to integrate the expertise and jointly develop the business.

Speaking about the strategic alliance  Jain  said, “We are thrilled about this partnership. With this alliance, we are intending to expand our footprint in the cosmopolitan retail sector. We plan to integrate our refrigeration solutions with Vendekin’s innovative technology to bring a never thought before dispensable products.”  The alliance will strengthen Elanpro’s presence in the emerging vending machine market for the retail industry.

Vendekin pioneers the digitization and democratization of vending with its patented disruptive technology for unmanned automated vending machines, micro-markets, and self-service kiosks. Founded in 2016 by Aroon Khatter, Vendekin is a funded start-up backed by industry stalwarts, which offers a wide range of intelligent vending machines equipped with digital payment and touch-free dispensation. With a presence in India, the UK, the US, and UAE, the company has FMCG giants as partners.

Speaking on the latest partnership Aroon Khatter, Founder & CEO, Vendekin Technologies said, “We are extremely excited to be working with Elanor. With this association, we have an opportunity to fill the technology gap faced by the foodservice industry. It is a fantastic opportunity for both companies to combine the skills and knowledge for the benefit of this industry.”

Elanpro’s new range of products provides accessibility with the IoT enabled Connected Refrigerator and ease of use with digital payment equipped vending machines. Designed in a way to result in maximum power conservation and better durability, Elanpro products are reliable and easy to maintain. Visit Elanpro Stall No.3C, Hall No. 12 to experience a product showcase like never before.

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