SES-imagotag

Nanterre CEDEX, 
France
http://www.ses-imagotag.com
  • Booth: 5425

SES-imagotag is a fast-growing retail tech company, listed in Euronext Paris stock exchange, with revenues over €200 million. The company is the world leader in smart digital labels and IOT solutions for physical retail, serving over 300 large retailers around the world. 

SES-imagotag has developed the VUSION Retail IOT technology platform to help retailers transform their physical stores into high value digital assets, more automated, data-driven, and connected in real-time to suppliers and consumers. VUSION improves pricing agility, accuracy and integrity, enables omnichannel synchronization of prices, product information and marketing content, increases the productivity of shelf replenishment and instore picking for online orders. VUSION improves employee satisfaction by freeing up time from cumbersome low-value added tasks and allowing them to focus on customer service and merchandizing tasks. VUSION connects shelves to the cloud, providing real-time accurate information on products availability and location, allowing for reduced inventory, out-of-stock and waste, as well as merchandizing compliance.


 Press Releases

  • SES-imagotag, (Euronext: SESL, FR0010282822) the global leader in digital solutions for physical retail, is pleased to announce that Coca-Cola will be using the VUSION Ads technology to deliver digital advertising and media content at the shelf in retail stores in Japan. This solution is based on cloud operated full HD shelf-displays (V:rail) allowing CPG brands to synchronize marketing campaigns across channels and display engaging content in stores.

    This in-store advertising solution, already implemented in several countries around the world, will first be deployed in 22 locations across Tokyo’s districts. Fully based in the Cloud, VUSION Ads will enable Coca-Cola to boost in-store visibility and presence through synchronized and contextualized messaging, by leveraging VUSION Rails (full HD LCD rail displays) and the associated Cloud platform.

    VUSION Ads will help Coca-Cola to drive up sales and raise its brand awareness among shoppers, while at the same time reducing cost linked to campaign executions. Coca-Cola will also be able to monitor content and results in real-time thanks to the V:Cloud platform analytics.

    Ritchie Huang, VP of Sales & Strategic Alliances APAC at SES-imagotag “VUSION Ads is a solution designed to help brands to maximize in-store visibility, synchronize campaigns across channels, and to create sales uplifts. Being selected by Coca-Cola for a first roll-out in Japan is a clear sign that this technology will enable brands to achieve these goals, and that the platform that we have developed is providing them with a decisive in-store marketing and advertising solution.”

  • The Group will deploy the VUSION Retail IoT Cloud platform in 328 Walmart Canada stores over two years.

    SES-imagotag, the global leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) and digital solutions for physical retail, today announced that it would expand its electronic shelf labelling technology with Walmart Canada, deploying the VUSION Retail IoT Cloud platform in hundreds of Walmart Canada stores across the country.

    During this initial contract, the technology developed by SES-imagotag will be installed in 328 locations. This solution will enable Walmart Canada to boost in-store efficiency as well as provide accurate pricing at the shelf edge. At the same time, the VUSION Cloud platform will enable central monitoring of all the SES-imagotag assets deployed throughout the stores. Walmart Canada’s customers will also benefit from always synchronized prices and promotions, a reduction in pricing errors, and an overall enhanced shopping experience.

    Sam Wankowski, Chief Operating Officer of Walmart Canada, commented: “At Walmart Canada we’re on a mission to innovate and provide the best possible shopping experience. We’ve accelerated and prioritized digitizing the environment in a way that removes friction for our customers and associates. Part of this effort is rolling out electronic shelf labels to more Walmart Canada stores across the country.”

    With today’s new retail standards, retailers must be agile in terms of safety, pricing and choice. SES-imagotag gives Walmart Canada that capability through its VUSION platform, as the retailer will be able to provide more precise pricing and promotional campaigns in real-time at chain level.

    Philippe Bottine, CEO North America of SES-imagotag concluded: “We are delighted to be working with Walmart Canada. They are by far a champion in the industry and a leading example for other big-box retailers in need of in-store innovations. This is an exciting opportunity for us to deliver our VUSION Retail IoT Cloud platform that will allow them to remain agile and competitive in a very competitive and dynamic market.”

  • SES-imagotag, the global leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) and Retail IoT solutions, today introduces a leading-edge IoT infrastructure for physical stores with Cisco Meraki.

    SES-imagotag, the global leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) and Retail IoT solutions, today introduces a leading-edge IoT infrastructure for physical stores with Cisco Meraki. 

    As consumers continue to embrace new ways of shopping, the adoption of tech-enabled solutions will be crucial in accelerating digital transformation. By implementing Cisco Meraki cloud-managed wireless solutions, SES-imagotag is able to provide retailers with enhanced in-store efficiency and shopping experiences for its customers. Further, SES-imagotag will benefit from Cisco Meraki’s global network footprint of millions of devices to deliver a solution for physical retailers, at very limited cost. 

    By leveraging existing Cisco Meraki infrastructureretailers will have the opportunity to connect seamlessly to SES-imagotag’s VUSION Retail IoT platformAs a result, allowing retailers access to a wide range of software services developed by SES-imagotag, such as pricing automation, product geolocation, automatic stockout detection, pick-to-light, in-store advertising, mobile payment, etc. 

    This partnership will enable a quicker adoption of our solution in the world. The undeniable expertise that Cisco Meraki has accumulated, connected to SES-imagotag’s Retail IoT solutions, brings physical retailers a cost-efficient and an ESL infrastructure-light solution to help them achieve their digital transformation and get the most out of the current IoT revolution in physical commerce. I am delighted to partner with Meraki to turn physical stores into digital assets for retailers, concludes Andreas RösslGroup CTO of SES-imagotag. 

  • The new leading-edge smart labels developed by both companies will enable retailers and brands to better highlight products and promotions thanks to best-in-class new 4-color E-Paper displays.

    SES-imagotag, the global leader in Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) and digital solutions for physical retail, today announces that it has developed together with E Ink, the leading innovator and manufacturer in electronic ink technology, a brand-new e-Paper display ESL product line.

    This new leading-edge ESL generation developed by SES-imagotag features industry-first 4-color e-paper displays (black, white, red and yellow), with unprecedented pixel density and resolution. Thanks to best-in-class E Ink SpectraTM 3100 display technology platform, modularity and quality, these new labels will enable retailers and brands to highlight marketing campaigns in-store like never before.

    Available for pilots in the second half of 2021, this new digital label generation is a new strategic asset to physical stores as they will have the opportunity to display engaging and premium content in store, chain-wide, at minimal costs thanks to the Cloud platform developed by SES-imagotag. At the same time, brands will be able to boost their in-store advertising and presence.

    E Ink is excited to work closely with SES-imagotag as we create the next generation four-color E Ink platform”, said Johnson Lee, CEO of E Ink. “E Ink believes in such strong partnerships so we can bring the best electronic shelf labels and signage solutions to retail markets. Our next generation display technology provides a significant improvement by incorporating four of the most commonly used colors in the retail industry and by bringing higher resolution to these tags and other signage.

    Andreas Rössl, Group CTO of SES-imagotag, commented: We are delighted to launch this new product line together with E Ink. As the global leader in IoT solutions for physical commerce, SES-imagotag is committed to provide retailers with the best and most innovative solutions. Thanks to its unique display technology and quality, this new generation of labels will enable merchants and brands to maximize the impact and visibility of their campaigns.”

    About E Ink Holdings

    E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069.TWO), based on technology from MIT’s Media Lab, has transformed and defined the eReader market and is redefining the signage, architecture and design, mobile, wearable and retail markets with its ePaper technology, enabling a new multi-billion dollar market in less than 10 years. Its corporate philosophy aims to deliver revolutionary products, user experiences and environmental benefits through advanced technology development. This vision has led to its continuous investments in the field of ePaper displays as well as expanding the use of its technologies into a number of other markets and applications including smart packaging and fashion. Its Electrophoretic Display products make it the worldwide leader for ePaper. Its Fringe Field Switching (FFS) technologies are a standard for high-end LCD displays and have been licensed to all major liquid crystal display makers in the world. Listed in Taiwan’s Taipei Exchange (TPEx) and the Luxembourg market, E Ink Holdings is now the world’s largest supplier of ePaper displays. For more information please visit www.eink.com.


 Products

  • VUSION Cloud
    Cloud-Based Retail IoT Management Solution. With VUSION Cloud Retail IoT Platform, merchants and brands can get a fully secured cloud platform allowing electronic shelf labels management and monitoring to increase their in-store efficiency....

  • Our VUSION Cloud Platform is highly reliable and helps retailers’ achieve their digital transformation, their targets while simplifying their store operations. Through its resilient architecture, VUSION Cloud allows the best cloud availability and support times. Its elastic architecture allows for high and provable performances in terms of electronic price labels management and updates.

    V:Cloud benefits

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    Performance

    Ultra-fast updates regardless of the number of Electronic Shelf Labels.
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    Accessibility

    With VUSION Cloud, data are accessible from anywhere, anytime using the most open and secure REST APIs.
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    Transparency

    VUSION Cloud requires no capital expenditures, no new store hardware equipment and no expensive/hidden operating costs.
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    Effortless installation

    Fast roll-out and low-maintenance, thanks to our leading global partner network which simplifies deployment of our infrastructure-less solution.
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    Security

    Secure platform that complies with the most demanding international standards.
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    Reliability

    Benefit from a reliable solution with price update guaranteed and with the best Cloud availability.

    Making physical stores a digital asset for retailers

    The VUSION Retail IoT platform developed by SES-imagotag aims to massively improve store efficiency and in-store shopping experience. VUSION aims at creating significant additional value for retailers by providing a unified in-store IoT open infrastructure to help retailers achieve their technological transformation by making their stores digital assets.
  • Captana
    Boost your On-Shelf Availability with Captana. Captana is a computer-vision-based solution designed to help physical retailers and brands to better monitor shelves, in real-time....

  • Get real-time insights about your shelves: Thanks to shelf-edge wireless minicameras (ShelfEye), Captana helps you visualize in real-time what your customers see in store, in the Cloud and at all times.

    Improve on-shelf availability: Ensure an optimized OSA through live alerts and constant monitoring of your SKUs; trigger automatic re-orders with predefined settings.

    Leverage agile & actionable insights: Give access to your staff, partners and suppliers to thorough reporting when items go out of stock or when sales are slowing down.