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Sensormatic Solutions Powers Seamless Unified Commerce with Commercial Availability of TrueVUE Inventory Intelligence Software as a Service (SaaS) for Retailers Globally

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Johnson Controls today announced the commercial availability of its Sensormatic
TrueVUE SaaS built on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP),
providing retailers with a real-time view into accurate inventory
availability for unified commerce fulfillment. This next generation of
inventory intelligence delivers actionable insights and predictive
analytics to drive operational excellence and help create unique shopper

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TrueVUE Cloud enables sales associates to know precisely what merchandise is available, delivering a ...

TrueVUE Cloud enables sales associates to know precisely what merchandise is available, delivering a frictionless shopper experience. (Photo: Business Wire)

In the fast-paced, agile retail environment, cloud computing is a real
attempt for retailers to move at the speed of consumers’ evolving wants
and needs. Cloud-based technologies are rapidly shifting the retail
industry, with cloud deployment ranking as the key driver for e-commerce

Sensormatic Solutions’ TrueVUE Inventory Intelligence solution suite
provides a secure global infrastructure capable of supporting massive
scale and high performance standards. It’s designed to optimize customer
engagement by capturing real-time inventory information across all
touchpoints and events along the customer purchase journey. TrueVUE
Cloud is available in several packages that are easy to step up or add
on as business needs evolve.

Built as an extensible API-first design, TrueVUE helps simplify
integration with an easy to use interface and intuitive user experience.
Retailers gain improved visibility into real-time inventory information,
which is the foundation of today’s world of unified commerce.
RFID-enabled cycle counting, interactive restocking and inventory
analytics help retailers know exactly what merchandise is available on
the sales floor, stock room and other zones for efficient unified
commerce execution and a frictionless shopper experience.

One of the key TrueVUE packages include out-of-box support for buy
online, pickup in store (BOPIS) tasks through automatic order
notification, picking and fulfillment features that allow customers to
shop anywhere, anytime. Results from these features provide both an
online and in-store shopping experience to drive sales conversion
through reliable and accessible merchandise inventory visibility.

Retailers can specify precise inventory outcomes through TrueVUE’s
unique Item Label and Recipe configuration options. These features not
only allow retailers to identify items for restocking, but also to
reserve certain items from their available inventory. TrueVUE can notify
and guide associates to comply with retailers’ inventory standards
depending on their unique merchandising and display requirements.

“Today’s retailers no longer rely on separate channels and processes to
facilitate customer shopping journeys. Unified commerce requires a
single set of data that can be shared in real-time and is accessible to
retailers anytime, anywhere,” said Brent Brown, vice president and
general manager, Global Inventory Intelligence, Sensormatic Solutions.
“Real-time merchandise visibility and availability is the key to both a
successful shopper journey and operational efficiency—and an ultimate
sales driver. The TrueVUE SaaS offering is already helping retailers
maintain inventory accuracy up to 99 percent via agile and easily
scalable processes. The value of accuracy allows our customers to
deliver on their brand promise by enabling key initiatives such as
BOPIS, with precision.”

For more information about TrueVUE Inventory Intelligence, please click here.

About Johnson Controls
Controls is a global leader creating a safe, comfortable and sustainable
world. Our 105,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient
energy solutions and integrated infrastructure that work seamlessly
together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities in
150 countries. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots
in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We
are committed to helping our customers win everywhere, every day and
creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through our strategic
focus on buildings. For more information, visit
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About Sensormatic Solutions
Solutions is the leading global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson
Controls enabling smart and connected shopper engagement. By combining
critical insights into retail inventory, shopper traffic and loss
prevention, Sensormatic Solutions powers operational excellence at scale
and helps create unique shopping experiences. Our solutions deliver
real-time visibility and predictive analytics for accurate
decision-making across the enterprise, enabling retailers to confidently
move into the future. With more than 1.5 million data collection devices
in the retail marketplace, we capture 40 billion shopper visits and
track and protect billions of items each year. Our retail portfolio
features the premier Sensormatic, ShopperTrak and TrueVUE brands. Please
visit Sensormatic
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TRUEVUE and the product names listed above are trademarks and/or
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1 RSR, 2019, Cloud Computing In Retail: Pushing The ‘Go
Faster’ Button