Two companies in the Industrial IoT space, Grubbrr and Cradlepoint, have created a new recipe for transforming dated IT and networking approaches in the hospitality industry by combining IoT, SD-WAN, and software applications into end-to-end productivity and point-of-sale systems that have the potential to dramatically lower costs while delivering more intelligence to restaurateurs. There’s a new menu in town, with fresh ingredients, a lighter touch, and spiced up consumer experiences that are supporting waves of disruption we are already starting to see across all categories, from kiosks at McDonald’s fast foot franchises, to iPads installed at major airport dining spots, to tabletop interactive ordering, entertainment and payment devices in the Olive Garden and other casual dining chains.