Connecting your assets to the Internet of things

Leveraging Vianet Smart Machine technology gives our customers the opportunity to connect a single data gathering device with its own on-board communication capability to an asset, system or machine. The device then sends data back via our IOT platform to cloud based servers. Data is collected real time enabling you to proactively improve performance and utilisation of assets, creating transformational opportunities for growth.


Enabled through the internet of things, Vianet provide innovative contactless payment solutions for automated retail, vending and self service machines. The demand for contactless is accelerating, driven by 4 Macro consumer trends identified by Vianet in research in January 2017.

Falling popularity of coins and notes

People want payment flexibility in vending.

Consumers value speed and accessibility

Contactless payment in vending increases the transaction speed and streamlines the customer journey.

All age groups want contactless

Contactless payment solutions will help vending operators drive revenues & sales.

Rise of Smart Pay

Rise of Smart Pay

Contactless readers broaden consumer appeal and increase the likelihood of purchase.

Enabling contactless payment

Adding a payment solution to your Smart Machine couldn’t be simpler.

Add the payment module to our telemetry unit and unlock contactless solutions for your customers and consumers.

Protected with high level PCI security and supported by CreditCall and Elavon, our solution is regularly updated to increase functionality, including Apple and Samsung payment.



Key benefits include:

  • Proven 10% increase in sales
  • Proactive machine management
  • Your money available in 24 hours
  • Low transaction charges
  • Easy to install
  • Encrypted and secure data management


Key benefits

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News + Events

Cash vs Contactless: The Shift in Vending Consumerism, accelerated by COVID-19

In the last few years, innovation in contactless technology and corresponding growth in consumer adoption, has grown steadily in momentum towards a time in the near future when the majority of vending machines may only take contactless payment.  That was in a world before Covid-19, and as anticipated, the pandemic has only accelerated the decline […]

22 July 2020

Smart Machines division expands as Vending Evolves

As Vianet continue to grow, and the product offering evolves, Smart Machines expands once again. In the last month we have welcomed some fantastic new employees into the team to really help drive the Smart Machines division forward at a key time in the industry as we see a shift in consumerism along with the […]

28 May 2020

COVID-19 impact on cash payment threatens industry viability

With ‘dirty cash’ identified as a medium for transmitting COVID-19 the final curtain is slowly closing on cash payment – clearing the way for another stellar rise in contactless payment   Contactless was already enjoying huge growth pre COVID-19  For a long time cash has been king in the Vending market. However, with innovation in contactless payment technology and corresponding growth in […]

21 May 2020

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