Beyond Technology: The Experience Podcast

Beyond the Concept: Automate Your Manufacturing Processes with 3D Machine Vision Scanners

3D machine vision scanners are changing the manufacturing industry by augmenting automation systems to make their capabilities more powerful and adaptable. Terry Hermary, co-founder and CEO of Hermary, and Doug Taylor, principal engineer at Concept Systems, joined host of Beyond the Concept Tyler Kern to discuss how this technology is benefiting the industry. The…

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Part 2: Quality Control in Delivery Only Ghost Kitchens Utilizing AI and Computer Vision

On the second part of a two-part episode of To the Edge and Beyond by Intel with Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin is Maria Meow, APAC Hospitality Vertical Marketing Manager for Intel’s Internet of Things Group, and Ankur Jain, Founder, and CEO of UdyogYantra Technologies, a company focused on bringing Industry 4.0 and its…

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The Evolution of Self-Checkout Technology

Self-checkout solutions are gaining validation for their mass deployment across retail, QSR and hospitality verticals. As industries change and adapt, so too SCO processes, technology, and offerings. Beyond Technology reached out to Craig Bevan, VP Sales Commercial Director for Acrelec Group, for his perspective on the self-checkout & self-service kiosk landscape. “To the purist, a…

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The Necessity of BOPIS in Today’s Retail Environment

To survive in today’s challenging retail environment, businesses need to get creative. BOPIS, or buy online pick up in-store, offers are no longer a differentiator in the retail space; they are a necessity. How are retailers making their BOPIS services stand out as more and more in the industry turn to this option to…

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Relationship Building the Nordic & Baltic Way

No matter the location or region a business is located, a partnership is the cornerstone of success. Markku Nopanen, Managing Director for Acrelec Nordics & Baltics, understands the importance of forging long-lasting relationships. Nopanen provided his unique perspective on partnership in bringing technology solutions to the Nordics and Baltics. One essential mission for Nopanen…

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Next-Gen Timer Making Drive-Thrus More Efficient

For many, drive-thrus are an essential way to get a meal outside of their home due to the pandemic. Making drive-thrus more efficient is on the mind of many in the QSR industry, and Acrelec is no exception. Andrew Nosal, Innovation Product Manager at Acrelec, brought Beyond Technology’s host, Tyler Kern, up to speed…

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The Role of Table Service for Restaurants During Reopening

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a crisis for restaurants, but, as they begin to reopen, there are some interesting lessons being learned. In places like the United Kingdom, restaurants are only being allowed to open with table service to prevent crowding at a bar or counter for orders as may have occurred in the past….

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innovations in healthcare
Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Beyond Technology: Conversational AI and QSR Customer Experiences
February 6, 2020

Host Daniel Litwin is joined by guests Peter Seltenright, sales director for Artificial Solutions, and Austin Curry, product manager for Acrelec, to discuss the future of self-ordering kiosks. These self-powered experiences, including potential, conversational voice-powered ordering, are a critical component of powering up customer experiences – according to Tillster, 65% of customers would be…

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Beyond Technology: How Technology is Transforming the Restaurant & Dining Industry
December 5, 2019

The wave of technology sweeping the globe is leaving no stone unturned, including in the restaurant and dining industry. In fact, technology has transformed the way we order, dine out and hit the drive-thru. On this episode of Beyond Technology: The Experience Podcast we unpack how new tech can leverage the dining experience or, alternatively,…

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Beyond Technology: Improving the Customer Journey in QSRs
November 12, 2019

On this episode of Beyond Technology: The Experience Podcast brought to you by Acrelec, Clément Pévrier, head of digital projects for Udvise, joined Tyler Kern for a discussion focused on Udvise, founded by Acrelec to be the expert agency in digital solutions for the QSR industry. Ordering Kiosk’s were a main focus of the discussion….

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Beyond Technology: The Benefits of AI in the QSR Industry
October 29, 2019

On this episode of Beyond Technology: The Experience Podcast by Acrelec, Vincent Attia, Data Processing Manager for Acrelec, spoke with host Daniel Litwin, The Voice of B2B, about utilizing AI in the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) industry. Attia began the conversation with a brief explanation of what AI is in the food service industry;…

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Beyond Technology: Integrating Kiosk Hardware in Store Environments
October 22, 2019

Integrating kiosks into a store or restaurant environment starts with a meeting of the minds. One of the most important things to understand as early as possible in the process–before implementation–is who the consumer is and what the store wants to achieve both today and tomorrow. While there are a number of initial decisions…

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Beyond Technology: Exploring Jobs and Company Culture at Acrelec
October 21, 2019

A great job is about more than just clocking in and out each day. More and more employees are searching for careers with purpose at companies with an international outlook and an eye on the future. At Acrelec a global company offering contemporary brand marketing, they aim to be more than just a great job,…

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Beyond Technology: Using Tech to Improve the Retail Customer Experience
September 25, 2019

The ease of online shopping has put a speed bump in the traditional retail experience. But brick-and-mortar stores are putting on their thinking caps, rolling out massive changes that make shopping an exciting, worthwhile experience. The retail industry is capitalizing on today’s experience driven economy, integrating tech and digital trends to drive engagement and…

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Beyond Technology: How AI Is Making Digital Ordering More Personalized Than Ever
September 25, 2019

Like other industries affected by the growth of the experience economy, restaurants and QSRs are feeling the pressure to make the customer journey as frictionless as possible. Acrelec’s digital ordering technology solution helps make the customer experience easy, the kitchen more productive, and ultimately the restaurant more profitable. On this episode of Beyond Technology:…

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Customer Curation in the Drive-Thru Market: How to Seamlessly Roll Out Personalized Tech
September 6, 2019

Technology has transformed the way we shop and make decisions. With a little bit of data, a transaction can be curated specifically to each customer. Drive-thru transactions are no exception to the trend, and food and beverage giants like McDonalds and Starbucks are investing heavily in customer personalization and decision technology for their drive-thru transactions….

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