Accelerating Digital Innovation for Food Services

Technology and innovation are helping restaurants transform how they operate to survive and thrive in a new era – one that’s connected and contactless.

We want the full end-to-end packaged capability ... with the electrical, mechanical, the data management in and out, as well as deployment and support, which with Comcast's experience with us … it felt like and looked like the right direction for us, and it was.

Todd Shaver | VP, Retail Infrastructure @ Starbucks

Low-Power IoT Solutions in Action

IoT is enabling the food services industry to bounce back and cater to new norms. It’s providing the ability for restaurant owners to rethink the entire process from operations to customer service with cleanliness, compliance, efficiency, and bottom-line savings in mind.

Low-power IoT solutions, specifically, can optimize and positively impact all areas of a business within this framework.

What’s at Stake?

Operational efficiencies equal big-time savings. With low-power IoT solutions, you can automate routine tasks, save on energy costs, and free up employee time. It's a win-win when the bottom line is at stake.

5x - 7x

More energy used in quick-service restaurants than in commercial space


Average commercial refrigerator failure rate per year over first 10 years


Time restaurant staff spends on manual operational and safety-related tasks

Food Services Use Cases

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Temperature Monitoring

Automatically track and record temperatures in freezers, cold storage, and warming stations. 

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Leak Detection

Leverage leak detection, flow monitoring, and valve control to track water usage and mitigate risks. 

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Connected Restoom

Create smarter, more efficient, and well-stocked restrooms with connected restroom solutions.

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Energy Monitoring

Monitor energy usage in real-time to better understand - and reduce - consumption and costs.

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Temperature Monitoring

Automatically track  and record temperatures in freezers, cold storage, and warming stations and receive real-time alerts if temperatures fall outside of your pre-configured thresholds. 


  • Enable your staff to focus on customer service and experiences 
  • Increase labor productivity by eliminating manual processes 
  • Prevent expensive food spoilage with timely temperature alerts 
  • Streamline data collection for compliance audits 
  • Maintain safety standards and improve food quality 

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Leak Detection

Leverage leak detection, flow monitoring, and valve control to continuously monitor water environments and manage consumption. 


  • Reduce water consumption and associated costs  
  • Proactively address water threats to avoid business interruptions
  • Prevent costly water damage with automatic, remote shutoff valves 
  • Protect your inventory and equipment from damaging water exposure  

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Connected Restroom

Create smarter, more efficient, and well-stocked restrooms with connected restroom solutions powered by MachineQ.


  • Improve hygiene
  • Increase customer satisfaction 
  • Improve custodial efficiency 
  • Reduce waste supporting sustainability and ESG Goals
  • Ensure clean, well-stocked, functioning restroom facilities

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Energy Monitoring

More intelligently and efficiently manage your facilities with real-time monitoring, alerting, and predictive analytics. Easily monitor energy consumption and related environmental factors, such as temperature, humidity, and air quality.


  • Improve operational efficiencies
  • Reduce utility consumption and costs
  • Ensure comfortable environments for customers
  • Achieve sustainability and ESG goals
  • Increase equipment uptime and prevent business disruptions

LoRaWAN® Solutions at Scale, Powered by MachineQ

MachineQ makes it simple to build, connect and deploy low power, wide-area IoT solutions quickly and with confidence.

We’ve removed the complexities of IoT network design, deployment, and management by integrating our platform from device to cloud to work seamlessly with our solutions partners’ devices and end-applications.

The end result is a holistic IoT solution that enables you to focus on innovating and keeping your customers satisfied.

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Accelerate the Digitization Efforts of Your Business