Coca-Cola Beverages Africa partners telco giant to launch smart coolers in Kenya

KENYA – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has partnered with Kenya’s leading mobile network operator, Safaricom to connect and enhance its coolers with sensors which leverage on the Internet of Things (IoT). Through a project debut #ConnectedCoolers, will see all the coolers of the beverage maker country-wide connected with the sensors, responsible for collecting and exchanging data. This will enable the company to remotely monitor and get critical information pertaining to its product, distribution and market. The technology will allow the company to track door openings considered a sale, monitor temperature,…

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Twiga Foods deploys IoT in farming in partnership with Liquid Telecom

KENYA – Twiga Foods, a Kenyan tech-enabled food distribution platform has partnered with leading pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom to increase agricultural productivity through precision farming by use of Internet of Things (IoT) network. According to Liquid Telecom, its expansive and resilient network has enabled the deployment of innovative IoT solutions in Twiga’s Takuwa farm, with an eye on the long-term objective of making food security a reality in Africa. Commenting on the partnership Adil Youssefi, Liquid Telecom CEO East Africa said, “I am excited about this partnership because, at…

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KBL partners with Safaricom in developing smart coolers leveraging on IoT

KENYA – The Kenya Breweries Limited, subsidiary of the East African Breweries Limited has partnered with Safaricom a Kenyan mobile network operator to connect and enhance its coolers with sensors which leverage on the Internet of things (IoT). Commenting on the launch, Rita Okuthe, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Safaricom PLC said, “We developed an IoT solution that consists of devices installed in the coolers that will have sensors which will transmit various data to a platform which generates business insights that will assist KBL to optimise the coolers.” IoT, the…

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Bühler Group introduces new digital rice analyser TotalSense

SWITZERLAND – The Bühler Group has introduced a new digital rice analyser TotalSense, which enables the reduction of costs, improvement of yield and improvement of quality for rice processors. As part of Bühler’s digitalization initiative, this innovation features a number of new solutions that leverage the power of Internet of Things (IoT) with increased customer value, as digitalization has arrived in full force, changing many aspects of our private and professional lives. According to the company, it has implemented a digitalization strategy to lead the industry and create innovative solutions…

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