Simonelli Group, the Italian mum or dad firm of kit manufacturers Nuova Simonelli and Victoria Arduino, has launched TECX (Telemetry Espresso Expertise), a wi-fi information assortment platform for its skilled espresso tools.
The cloud-based TECX system permits cafe managers and employees to observe real-time information from afar with a purpose to preserve tabs on the utilization, efficiency and upkeep standing of choose Nuova Simonelli and Victoria Arduino machines.
The system went reside initially of this month, offering customers with numerous visualizations of stats, developments and different data used to trace utilization and recipe patterns by way of complete shifts and days. Simonelli says the data might help espresso store operators make staffing choices, manage storerooms and strategize investments in coaching and provides.
The platform collects and organizes information, together with: coffees disbursed per group and by button; extraction recipes and occasions; group, brew boiler and steam temps and strain; upkeep notifications; and extra.
“For the time being the service is accessible for [the initial seven] machines, however sooner or later TECX will likely be utilized to different machines,” Simonelli Group Espresso Operations Technical Service Coordinator Stefano Mogliani informed Each day Espresso Information of the burgeoning digital community. “The platform makes it potential to visualise how the tools is working, offering information and statistics helpful to judge the efficiency of each single retailer.”
The Simonelli Group launch comes roughly 5 months after coffee-focused software program supplier Cropster teamed up with La Marzocco for the launch of Cropster Cafe, a expertise answer additionally targeted on espresso machine efficiency and upkeep.
To entry TECX, house owners of suitable machines should activate their machines’ built-in wi-fi modules to permit information assortment through the cloud, then obtain Simonelli’s TECX app for iOS or Android. Entry to the platform can be granted by an online portal from any browser.
TECX provides to Simonelli’s web-based companies that additionally consists of DOSE (Digital On-line Companies), a web based portal solely for authorized Simonelli companions and distributors that launched in March 2021. DOSE gives e-learning and technical updates, digital technical archives, gross sales and advertising information, a guaranty and claims part, spare components stock and different companies.
Knowledge safety is supplied by Amazon Internet Companies (AWS), whose Cognito platform hosts TECX and DOSE.
Simonelli Group is providing TECX to clients now by way of two packages for which pricing has not been disclosed. A primary plan consists of machine efficiency and utilization information, and a full bundle affords the excellent set of information and stats collected by the system in graphic visualizations.
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Howard Bryman is the affiliate editor of Each day Espresso Information by Roast Journal. He’s primarily based in Portland, Oregon.