Thing As A Service


What is Thing as a Service - TAAS ?

Appliances like TV, AC fridge or Massage Chairs are expensive and buying them is out of budget for common consumers. Sometimes renting these appliances also is quite expensive because there is minimum renting threshold period required like a month. TAAS solution enables vendors to offer these appliances like SERVICES on pay per use model.

Pay per user model is becoming extremely popular. This model enables consumer to pay for what they have used and not pay for the Capital cost. OLA, UBER and hotels like Frotels are already proving TAAS business model successful. Cloud offerings are also great examples of service offerings.

If Vendors offering TAAS (Things,(Appliances/Gadgets)) get a technology based solution which can monitor automatic switching on/off of the device without manual intervention, many of things could be offered as a service.
Axelta Systems has come up with a solution for the same.
Features of Axelta's TAAS Solution are:


    Features of Axelta's TAAS Solution are :

  • Easily retrofit TAAS device to you existing appliance/gadget or product.
  • Mobile based app available for vendors and consumers as well
  • App integrated with cashless payment options
  • Get detailed usage reports on your mobile/desktops.
  • Control (On/Off) the device based on usage, amount spend, any trigger.
  • Manage appliances in the field from your office
  • Check our Case Studies below. For more information download the Case Study or Send Enquiry.

For more information download the Thing As A Service Case Study:

Case Studies

TAAS

IoT Enabled Massage Chair

The "IoT Enabled Massage Chairs" is a TAAS solution wherein a Massage Chair Vendor can offer "Massage Chairs" as a service. Usually the "Massage Chairs" which are kept in Malls or Massage Parlor need manual monitoring/staff deployment for payments, switching on/off and keeping track of customers. The salary and upkeep of the staff usually adds to the management overhead of the vendor. This solution helps Massage chair vendors in moving to offer the chairs as a SERVICE.

  • The Massage chair can be switched on/off automatically by the end client using an app.
  • The end user can do cashless payments using various kinds of digital payment methods.
  • Additional features like "wallet" can also be created by the client using mobile application.
  • All the solution components like hardware, cloud and mobile application will be provided by Axelta.
  • Axelta will provide Annual Maintenance Contract for upkeep and maintenance of the solution.
TAAS

Hotel Appliances as a Service

Hotel Owners usually face a problem on making revenue on items like AC, TV, Foot Massager or any other items which are part of common utilities in a hotel. Hotel owners can now start charging for appliances like iron, foot massager, coffee maker, AC, TV etc. based on usage, increasing their revenue in a big way.

  • Make things like TV, washing machine, AC, any electrical appliance earn revenue for you 24*7.
  • Get detailed room based and appliance based usage on the dashboard.
  • Billing information can be generated and the end consumer can be charged accordingly.
  • Very little capital expenditure required.
  • Solution can be easily retrofitted into existing appliance.
  • Axelta will provide Annual Maintenance contract.
TAAS

Hostel Appliances as a Service

Hostel Owners usually face a problem on making revenue on items like AC, TV, Foot Massager or any other items which are part of common utilities in a hotel. Hostel owners can now start charging for appliances like iron, foot massager, coffee maker, AC, TV etc. based on usage, increasing their revenue in a big way.

  • Make things like TV, washing machine, AC, any electrical appliance earn revenue for you 24*7.
  • Get detailed room based and appliance based usage on the dashboard.
  • Billing information can be generated and the end consumer can be charged accordingly.
  • Very little capital expenditure required.
  • Solution can be easily retrofitted into existing appliance.
  • Axelta will provide Annual Maintenance contract.
TAAS

IoT Enabled Paint Machine

IoT enabled paint machines can provide a convenient way for the customers to select colors, quantity, type etc. of paints from their mobile phones and order directly from vendors. This paint dispensers can then appropriate mix the required amount of colors to create the shade required by the client.

  • The android application allows users to create a recipe for the required shade using the application.
  • The clients can then place order to the vendor using the mobile application.
  • The clients can use digital payment channels for payment using the application.
  • The paint machine after receiving the order will dispense the paint and it will be delivered to the customer.

TAAS

Happiness on the Go

A large and famous beverage company had put their fountain vending machines on mini trucks for providing mobile beverage sales at strategic points in parties. Since this is done through franchisee's, tracking the performance each vehicle was quite critical. Axelta's IoT solution helped in following factors:

  • Real time location using GPS of trucks is provided.
  • Real time information on sales is provided.
  • This solution can be retrofitted.
  • Information such as sales as per cup size and flavor is captured.
  • Triggers related to driver performance is also available on dashboard.