Jabil To Supply New Intel® IoT Retail Gateway Reference Design For Intelligent Vending

May 5, 2015

VENDITALIA, Milan, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jabil, a leading product solutions company, announced today that it will be a supplier of solutions based on the Intel® Reference Design for Intelligent Vending, including the new Intel® IoT Retail Gateway for Intelligent Vending. The innovative new solutions will provide vending machine manufacturers with shorter time to market.

“Intelligent vending clearly showcases the latest advances in microcircuits, processors, wireless communications, data storage and transfer, and human interfaces,” said Jabil’s Roberto Ferri, Vice President of Sales, responsible for global new business development. We are excited to collaborate with Intel and the intelligent vending manufacturers that want to embrace this new era of automated merchandising. With all these advancements in technology, it's a very exciting time for the vending industry.”

The Intel® Architecture processor-based design, which Jabil will produce, is a flexible and cost-effective solution that combines all vending machine functions onto a single platform. Intelligent vending equipment manufacturers can purchase an Intel-designed platform from Jabil or request Jabil to build a customized version of this platform. Jabil’s forward-thinking approach to manufacturing and vast experience in intelligent vending makes them the partner of choice for Intel that is well positioned to support their customers as they build their next state-of-the-art vending machines.

“The Intel® IoT Retail Gateway Reference Design for Intelligent Vending simplifies the design of connected intelligent vending machines, offering building blocks to enable future-proofed design that also reduces development time, complexity and the risk associated with investment,” said Intel’s Jose Avalos, Worldwide Director of Visual Retail. “The gateway integrates numerous compute workloads such as vending machine controller, touch screen, telemetry, digital advertising, payment and transaction management and provides simplification of integration with back office applications.”

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About Jabil

Jabil is a global product solutions company providing comprehensive services to electronics and technology companies in a broad range of industries. Jabil helps customers turn ideas into products with our wide range of strategic design, manufacturing and product management capabilities; allowing customers to think beyond their conventional marketplace and explore new opportunities. Jabil helps bring products to the market faster and more cost effectively by providing intelligent digital supply chain solutions around the world; empowering companies to be the change agents in their industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "JBL.” Further information is available on the company's website: jabil.com.