Bizerba (Germany) - Press Release: Bizerba USA, Inc., a leading supplier of weighing and slicing technology for the retail and commercial sectors, announces a strategic collaboration with Edgify, a technology company specializing in edge AI solutions. This partnership aims to transform the North American retail industry by integrating state-of-the-art hardware and software solutions.
Bizerba is known for its unique blend of heritage, precision engineering from Germany, cutting-edge technology, and top-tier components, which have earned it an impressive reputation in the field of Food Processing and Retail Systems equipment. Operating as a global enterprise, Bizerba's products are available in over 150 countries. In contrast, Edgify is a pioneer in AI technology, specializing in innovative edge AI solutions that are redefining the landscape of retail operations. Together, they are committed to enhancing the shopping experience by streamlining customer flow at self-service scales for greater efficiency and enjoyment.
The core objective of this collaboration is to seamlessly integrate Bizerba's top-tier scales with Edgify's innovative product recognition and loss prevention software. The shared vision is to enhance customer experiences in grocery stores and eliminate the need for barcodes. Retailers can also expect reduced shrink and improved operational efficiency as key outcomes of this partnership.
"The collaboration between Bizerba scales and Edgify AI has proven to be a resounding success at Strack & Van Til," remarks Richard F. Webber, Director of Information Technology at Indiana Grocery Group, LLC. "Integrating Edgify's technology into our scales has yielded immediate benefits, streamlining the checkout process and ensuring item accuracy for our customers and internal shoppers."
Leading grocery retailers have embraced this collaboration, noting the efficiency and operational improvements. "The collaboration between Edgify and Bizerba has revolutionized the retail experience," says Steinar Kristjánsson, Chief Information Officer, Bonus. "Our innovative Scan and Go solution, powered by AI scale technology, allows customers to scan items as they shop, enhancing their shopping journey."
Edgify's pioneering technology runs natively on Bizerba's MC500 Pro and K3 scale systems, optimizing the produce, bulk, and prepared foods departments. Rob Weisz, Vice President of Retail Americas at Bizerba, notes, "We have found the perfect balance of function and ease of implementation, allowing retailers to reduce friction and shrink."
"As we join forces with Bizerba, we are setting a new standard in the retail sector, pushing the boundaries of what's possible with edge AI technology," expresses Ofri Ben Pora, CEO of Edgify. "This partnership is a game-changer for retailers and consumers alike, offering unprecedented levels of accuracy, efficiency, and user experience. Here's to more invisible innovation that makes a visible difference — and to the countless seamless shopping experiences that lie ahead."
This collaboration is not only a testament to Bizerba's and Edgify's commitment to retail innovation but also a leap forward in creating a smarter, more efficient, and enjoyable shopping experience that meets the demands of the digital age.
Edgify is a pioneering deep-tech company that has developed the world's first distributed, collaborative AI training platform. Their revolutionary approach to decentralized deep learning empowers devices to train and infer directly at the data source, eliminating the need for cloud data transfers. This innovation not only boosts processing speed and reduces latency but also prioritizes data privacy and security. Edgify's vision is to transform everyday interactions into smart, efficient, and delightful experiences, from grocery retail to autonomous vehicles, making devices capable of smarter, faster, and more secure decisions.