Pitney Bowes announces SmartLink powered by Electric Imp

July/18/16

Pitney Bowes is more than mailing machines– they are the craftsman of commerce. Today, Pitney Bowes launched their first set of connected mailing systems called SmartLink.

SmartLink offers connectivity as a service with automated postage updates, low postage alerts, usage tracking and analytics, error notifications, and simple self-help tutorials– all with 24/7 online account management features. That secure connectivity for hundreds of 1000s of devices is built on Electric Imp’s platform as a service.

“Being able to plug something onto our devices that doesn’t require us to change them – and is highly secure – is absolutely essential.”

Rick Ryan, Head of Strategic Technology and Innovation Center at Pitney Bowes

This real-world IoT use case is a great example of ways Electric Imp’s technology and services are helping enterprises scale out new products and services safely and securely.

SmartLink is a simple to install and easy to maintain retrofit that enables Pitney Bowes to gain insights from existing machines so they can create a better experience for customers.

We interviewed Rick Ryan, Head of Strategic Technology and Innovation Center at Pitney Bowes, about their experience using Electric Imp. Watch it here.


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CEO/Co-Founder

Electric Imp