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Driven by Foxconn, Investments in Wisconsin Tech Industry to Mark a New Era for Wisconsin Startups

Posted by Cierra Wills on 8/7/17 10:05 AM

MILWAUKEE- Foxconn has recently announced that it will be opening a $10 billion technology plant in Wisconsin, ultimately solidifying Wisconsin as a premier state of the emerging midwestern tech-hub, dubbed the “Silicon Prairie.” Due to the multi-billion dollar investment into Wisconsin’s technology industry, tech startups within the state are now in a position to grow to unprecedented levels. One such startup company, Scanalytics Inc., who recently garnered international acclaim as it was recognized by Cisco as the producer of the best Smart Building technology, at Viva Technology 2017 in Paris, France. Given Scanalytics’ recent successes and investments that Foxconn will bring to the Wisconsin technology industry, Scanalytics’ future looks peerlessly promising.

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Scanalytics to Collaborate with Cisco After Winning IoT Competition

Posted by Seth Haines on 6/29/17 11:04 AM


Originally published by Xconomy, written by Jeff Buchanan.

Scanalytics, a Milwaukee-based developer of Internet-connected floor mats and complementary software that helps customers track foot traffic and other activity in physical spaces, says it has begun working with the Silicon Valley tech giant Cisco Systems to integrate some of the two companies’ products.

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Business Plan Contest Continues to Produce Winners for Wisconsin

Posted by Jason Trovela on 6/14/17 2:53 PM

Originally published by Wisconsin State Journal, by Tom Still, President of the Wisconsin Technology Council.

Joe Scanlin is about to come down with a double case of jet lag.

Scanlin, who co-founded Scanalytics with fellow UW-Whitewater graduate Matt McCoy, will travel this month to China and France as the company continues its remarkable rise in the world of “smart building” sensors.

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Grocery Store Of The Future: 65 Startups Reimagining Shelf Stocking, Product Promotion, Shopper Tracking, And More

Posted by Jason Trovela on 4/19/17 2:30 PM

Originally published on CB Insights.

While grocers have traditionally not been as affected by the migration to e-commerce as other retailers, e-commerce has now begun to hit the grocery space. As Amazon — the leading threat in nearly every retail industry— pushes more heavily into grocery, brick-and-mortar grocery stores will continue to face increased pressure to optimize every inch of their physical stores.

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Improovment Celebrates Completion of WERCBench Labs Program

Posted by Jason Trovela on 2/15/17 4:39 PM

Milwaukee, February 12, 2017 Improovment LLC, a technology partner of Scanalytics Inc., pitched their Internet of Things solution for manufacturers to over 150 guests at the Milwaukee Public Library on January 25, 2017. Improovment applies smart floor sensor technology from Scanalytics in manufacturing environments to improve the utilization of work cells and overall plant floor efficiencies.

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Scanalytics Featured In The Big List of Internet of Things Companies

Posted by Rolando Kahn on 3/2/16 11:28 AM

This article was originally published on appindex.com "The Big List of Internet of Things Companies" by Alberto Furlan.

The internet of things is the new frontier for technology. We do not say that lightly, but the signs are all there and the projections too: as devices become more and more connected, and more people have a potential remote control for all of them in their pocket (read: smartphone), the technology could seriously revolutionise our lives much like the internet has.

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Scanalytics at Retail's Big Show 2016

Posted by Rolando Kahn on 1/15/16 5:39 PM

We’re showcasing our SoleSensor 2.0 at this year’s National Retail Federation (NRF) conference January 17-20 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. “Retail’s Big Show” brings together thousands of retail professionals from all corners and offers opportunities to learn from the best minds in the industry, multiple collegial networking events, and is complete with a giant expo hall filled with technologies and solutions for retailers to explore.

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Scanalytics Featured as a Top 11 IoT Company in Wrike

Posted by Rolando Kahn on 12/29/15 4:20 PM

Scanalytics was recently listed among 11 startups and enterprise companies diving into the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Wrike, a project management platform and creator of the list, predicted the companies will do great things and should be watched closely over the next year.Scanalytics was highlighted as a Big Data platform for effectively understanding customer behavior through foot traffic in physical spaces. The article references how the IoT market will grow exponentially in size and by 2019 will be larger than smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car and wearable markets combined.


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Verizon IoT Developer Workshops Recap

Posted by Rolando Kahn on 11/20/15 10:59 AM

David Webber, our CTO, is setting up our SoleSensor demo as I walk into the moderately-sized conference room at the Marriott West in Madison, WI. People slowly trickle in as I set up our Scanalytics Inc. banner and brochures. Other organizations set up shop around us as attendees gradually fill up several rows of seats. The large projector screen is ablaze with the title “Verizon IoT Developer Workshops” in brilliant red text, enticing the crowd for the deviceful discussions about to take place. Adam Lamers, our Project Manager, appears at my side as we finalize the setup of our floor sensor demo. The three of us then find a spot among the crowd of engineers and techies who eagerly await the presentations.

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Hacking The Future: The Launch Milwaukee Experience

Posted by Rolando Kahn on 6/23/15 2:20 PM

From hardware that improves the safety of police officers, to an app that helps you understand your pantry and plan grocery shopping, hackers, developers, entrepreneurs, and designers came together in early June for Launch Milwaukee’s Hardware Hackathon, a 54-hour event in which independents formed teams to build out an idea to improve the daily lives of users. Held at Ward 4 in the Historic Pritzlaff building in downtown Milwaukee, the Hackathon was a hotspot for new ideas, teamwork, and fun. The Scanalytics team joined in by inviting participants to build upon the SoleSensor platform, affectionately naming this the “Scanalytics Challenge.”

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