Italian manufacturer Zerica has announced details of its new water cooler product that is set to launch at HOST Milan this October.
The Sikélia Touch is an internet connected and highly sustainable product with no single-use plastic and excellent energy efficiency.
Other features include programmable energy-saving periods free-flow and portion control options, mobile app & NFC payments.
The machines make full use of IoT technology, using telemetry to display technical metrics on a dashboard, run remote diagnostics and allow remote modification of operational parameters via a dedicated internet portal.
The company said: “Unique to this market, this remote monitoring and management with 2-way communication really DOES mean can control your drinking from your phone (or desk)!
“A perfect solution for any canteen or hotel and practical for conferences, events and catering.”
The machines are 100% made in Italy with cutting-edge design and technology elegantly combined with Zerica’s Italian style.
Based in Palermo, Zerica sells its products –including water fountains and home and office coolers – in more than 30 countries worldwide.