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    AVT unveils the Marley Coffee Machine at the Las Vegas NAMA Convention 2012.

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    Marley Coffee And AVT, Inc. Join Together For New Branded Automated Retailing Solutions
    New Partnership Brings Marley Coffee and AVT Together to Meet Growing Demands of Premium Coffee Vend Solutions

    LOS ANGELES and CORONA, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN), a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, today announced a licensing partnership agreement with AVT, Inc. (OTC:AVTC.PK), a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems, to create high-end Marley Coffee branded automated coffee vending and merchandising machines for retail locations around the world. Both companies are seeking to target college campuses, traditional retail locations, high-density traffic areas, theatres, hotels and traditional foodservice vendors.

    Two of the AVT-developed Marley Coffee-branded vending machines will be unveiled at the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) OneShow at the Venetian/Sands in Las Vegas, April 25-27, at AVT, Inc.'s Booth #427. Marley Coffee will also be showcasing at the

    NAMA OneShow, at Booth #447.

    These futuristic machines, which can be previewed at http://avtinconline.com/images/AVT%20Marley%20Coffee%20Presentation.jpg, will be equipped with touchscreen displays that will grind whole bean coffee and brew anything from a cup of black coffee to a latte to a mocha drink. Some machines will have retail capabilities to dispense other Marley products, like headphones, T-shirts, coffee mugs and bags of Marley Coffee. Other AVT-developed machines will just be high-end coffee dispensers.

    "Having been involved in the vending industry my entire career, these are by far some of the most sophisticated machines I've ever seen, and unlike most current coffee vending machines, these brew a premium, great tasting cup of coffee," said Brent Toevs, CEO, Marley Coffee. "Automated retailing is great because it creates a smaller eco-foot print, which is one of the reasons why we partnered with AVT, Inc. and their cutting-edge technology."

    According to The Vending Times Census of the Industry, the vending industry is a growing $55 billion domestic market, with an additional $10 billion from the manual food service industry. There are over 5 million outlets with 350,000 of dedicated to hot beverages.

    Unfortunately, coffee vending has been losing market share over the past 2 decades due to outdated technology and an inferior product offerings. However, as consumers migrate to premium coffee, automated vending is one of the solutions that AVT, Inc. and Marley Cof

    fee can provide to help build back that demand.

    The Marley Coffee automated machines will allow retailers to offer a coffee shop experience to their customers and will give vending operators a discernable difference in coffee vending solutions.

    "I work with some of the biggest retailers in the world, and for a few months now, they've all been asking for a coffee solution," said Shannon Illingworth, Founder and CEO, AVT, Inc. "I've seen Rohan Marley and his team at shows, and I've been following Marley Coffee for a bit of time. I knew their brand and our technology would be a perfect match for those retailers."

    Currently, AVT has created automated retail solutions for some of the largest stores worldwide, including Walmart, and it's these types of stores that are looking for new coffee solutions for their customers.

    "Come visit us at NAMA OneShow and you'll see for yourself that these new Marley Coffee-branded automated coffee vending and merchandising machines created in partnership with AVT are the most innovative solutions to happen to the retail and vending industry in some time," said Rohan Marley, chairman, Marley Coffee. "Our movement continues to grow as so many share our values and desire great tasting coffee and tea made the right way."

    The 2012 NAMA OneShow is the essential event that showcases everything new in vending, coffee service and foodservice. Rohan Marley, chairman and co-founder of Marley Coffee, will be in attendance along with his sister, Karen Marley, as well as the company's senior management. World Heav weight Champion, Lennox Lewis, who is a partner in the Jamaican division of Marley Coffee and long-time Marley Coffee ambassador, will join as a special guest. Both Rohan and Lennox will be at the AVT booth on Thursday, April 26, showcasing the Marley Coffee-branded AVT machines.

    To book a meeting with Marley Coffee at NAMA OneShow or for general sales inquiries, please call  

     

    AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing syst

    ems. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity.

     AVT's stock is traded through the OTC Markets, Ticker Symbol: AVTC:PK.

    For more information on AVT or the Automated Retailing Industry, visit: www.autoretail.com.

    About Marley Coffee:

    Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. Marley Coffee is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol JAMN. Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com, visit the corporate website at 

    www.JamminJavaCorp.com, join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MarleyCoffee, and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/marleycoffee.

    Learn more about other Marley Family ventures by visiting The House of Marley at www.thehouseofmarley.com, Marley Beverage Company atwww.MarleyBeverages.com, and 1Love.org at 

     

    For sales inquiries, please contact sales@marleycoffee.com.

     

    AVT joins Forces With Sprint!

    Last updated 1 year ago

    The leader in Automated Retailing ( AVT) has slected Sprint as it's choice for preferred wireless carrier. Sprint will provide wireless services for deployments where AVT provides connectivity for it's vending customers. This service will be delivered through M2M ( machine to machine) solutions for both business and consumers. Retailers will benefit from these services through "reduced costs, expanded store hours, new digital advertising opportunities, customizable branding solutions, and the ability to open new product categories and points of distribution". Please visit our blog at the link below to read the press release in it's entirety.

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    AVT's Blog

    Marley Coffee and AVT Join Together!

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Marley Coffee and AVT Join together to create Hi-tech automated touch screen machines that can grind and dispense whole bean coffee. Paired with the fantastic line of coffee machines, some will have retail capabilites that can distribute Marley produts that include; headphones, t-shirts, coffee mugs, and bags of Marley Coffee. These unique machines will be unveiled at the NAMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada or they can be previewed at the link below. "The Marley Coffee automated machines will allow retailers to offer a coffee shop experience to their customers and will give vending operators a discernable difference in coffee vending solutions."

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    Marley Coffee Machines

    AVT Names Sprint Preferred Connectivity Provider for its Automated Retail Solutions Sprint wireless network capabilities will power connecti

    Last updated 2 years ago

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

    AVT, Inc. (OTC: AVTC.PK), a leader in automated retailing, has selected Sprint (NYSE:S - News) as its preferred wireless carrier. Sprint will provide wireless network services for deployments where AVT provides connectivity for its vending customers. Sprint is delivering the service through its Emerging Solutions Group, which offers machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions for businesses and consumers.

    AVT’s wide range of vending and self-service solutions include automated centers that redefine the retailing experience - with sophisticated robotic arms that consumers can watch dispense up to 150 products. Retailers benefit from this and other AVT solutions through reduced costs, expanded store hours, new digital advertising opportunities, customizable branding solutions, and the ability to open new product categories and points of distribution. AVT products and services include custom-designed user interfaces and high-end Premium Retail Environments (PREs) that can replace a retail store or expand an existing store. AVT PREs feature such systems as The Airport, The Cosmetic Store, The Premium Hotel, The University and The Premium Store Front.

    “Reliable and secure wireless connectivity is crucial to the next-generation consumer vending experience,” said James Winsor, chief executive officer-AVT, Inc. “Sprint delivers the advanced network capabilities needed to support our proprietary smart-vending solutions, including the ability to remotely manage systems and use Web technology to access real-time sales, inventory and system diagnostic information.”

    AVT and Sprint will showcase a large AVT automated retailing center at the National Automated Merchandising Association’s NAMA One ShowSM at Booth # 414 held April 25-27 in Las Vegas.

    “Sprint is proud to be selected as the preferred provider of AVT,” said Wayne Ward, vice president-Emerging Solutions, Sprint. “AVT is recognized for its innovative leadership in the rapidly growing automated retailing industry, and Sprint has the experience and technology to meet their most sophisticated requirements. These include our comprehensive M2M resources and the unique architecture of Sprint’s Network Vision plan.”

    Network Vision is Sprint’s plan to consolidate multiple network technologies into one seamless network. The goal of Network Vision is to enhance network coverage, call quality and data speeds for customers. With Network Vision, multimodal equipment should allow every wireless tower to efficiently support multiple technologies operating on multiple spectrum bands. Sprint’s multibillion dollar Network Vision technology upgrade is expected to be backward compatible with existing technologies.

    About AVT

    AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity. To learn more about AVT, visit www.autoretail.com or www.facebook.com/AVTInc and www.twitter.com/#!/AVTIncCA

    About the Sprint Emerging Solutions Group

    With more than a dozen years of experience with M2M, Sprint has been at the forefront of this wireless industry revolution, teaming with and supporting a large and diverse portfolio of innovative companies to create smarter wireless so

    lutions that change the way people work and live. In 2010 Sprint opened the Sprint M2M Collaboration Center in Burlingame, Calif., a hands-on, interactive lab where ideas knowledge and technology unite to produce wirelessly enabled M2M concepts and products. Last year Sprint also introduced the Sprint Command Center, a Web-based portal that allows businesses with Sprint wireless-connected products the ability to manage, activate and de-activate each device. Sprint’s M2M leadership has earned prestigious third-party validation – including the top-ranked North American M2M provider (and second-ranked carrier overall among 12 global service providers) by Analysys Mason, and the Frost & Sullivan 2011 Customer Value Enhancement Award in North America for Machine to Machine Communications. To learn more about Sprint’s M2M offerings, visit www.sprint.com/m2m.

    About Sprint Nextel

    Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 55 million customers at the end of 2011 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in its 2011 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint atwww.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

    Contact:

    Sprint
    Caroline Semerdjian,             415-684-7314      
    caroline.semerdjian@sprint.com
    or
    RAH Marketing
    Randall Huft,             949-795-5020      
    randall@rahmarketing.com

    Marley Coffee And AVT, Inc. Join Together For New Branded Automated Retailing Solutions New Partnership Brings Marley Coffee and AVT Togethe

    Last updated 2 years ago

    LOS ANGELES and CORONA, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN.OB - News), a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, today announced a licensing partnership agreement withAVT, Inc. (OTC:AVTC.PK), a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems, to create high-end Marley Coffeebranded automated coffee vending and merchandising machines for retail locations around the world.  Both companies are seeking to target college campuses, traditional retail locations, high-density traffic areas, theatres, hotels and traditional foodservice vendors.

    Two of the AVT-developed Marley Coffee-branded vending machines will be unveiled at the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) OneShow at the Venetian/Sands in Las Vegas, April 25-27, at AVT, Inc.'s Booth #427.  Marley Coffee will also be showcasing at the NAMA OneShow, at Booth #447.

    These futuristic machines, which can be previewed at http://avtinconline.com/images/AVT%20Marley%20Coffee%20Presentation.jpg, will be equipped with touchscreen displays that will grind whole bean coffee and brew anything from a cup of black coffee to a latte to a mocha drink. Some machines will have retail capabilities to dispense other Marley products, like headphones, T-shirts, coffee mugs and bags of Marley Coffee. Other AVT-developed machines will just be high-end coffee dispensers.

    "Having been involved in the vending industry my entire career, these are by far some of the most sophisticated machines I've ever seen, and unlike most current coffee vending machines, these brew a premium, great tasting cup of coffee," said Brent Toevs, CEO, Marley Coffee. "Automated retailing is great because it creates a smaller eco-foot print, which is one of the reasons why we partnered with AVT, Inc. and their cutting-edge technology."

    According to The Vending Times Census of the Industry, the vending industry is a growing $55 billion domestic market, with an additional $10 billion from the manual food service industry. There are over 5 million outlets with 350,000 of dedicated to hot beverages.

    Unfortunately, coffee vending has been losing market share over the past 2 decades due to outdated technology and an inferior product offerings.  However, as consumers migrate to premium coffee, automated vending is one of the solutions that AVT, Inc. and Marley Coffee can provide to help build back that demand.

    The Marley Coffee automated machines will allow retailers to offer a coffee shop experience to their customers and will give vending operators a discernable difference in coffee vending solutions. 

    "I work with some of the biggest retailers in the world, and for a few months now, they've all been asking for a coffee solution," said Shannon Illingworth, Founder and CEO, AVT, Inc. "I've seenRohan Marley and his team at shows, and I've been following Marley Coffee for a bit of time. I knew their brand and our technology would be a perfect match for those retailers."

    Currently, AVT has created automated retail solutions for some of the largest stores worldwide, including Walmart, and it's these types of stores that are looking for new coffee solutions for their customers.

    "Come visit us at NAMA OneShow and you'll see for yourself that these new Marley Coffee-branded automated coffee vending and merchandising machines created in partnership with AVT are the most innovative solutions to happen to the retail and vending industry in some time," said Rohan Marley, chairman, Marley Coffee.  "Our movement continues to grow as so many share our values and desire great tasting coffee and tea made the right way."

    The 2012 NAMA OneShow is the essential event that showcases everything new in vending, coffee service and foodservice.  Rohan Marley, chairman and co-founder of Marley Coffee, will be in attendance along with his sister, Karen Marley, as well as the company's senior management.  World Heavyweight Champion, Lennox Lewis, who is a partner in the Jamaican division of Marley Coffee and long-time Marley Coffee ambassador, will join as a special guest. Both Rohan and Lennox will be at the AVT booth on Thursday, April 26, showcasing the Marley Coffee-branded AVT machines.

    To book a meeting with Marley Coffee at NAMA OneShow or for general sales inquiries, please call (323) 556-0746 or email 

    nk">sales@marleycoffee.com.

    About AVT:

    AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity.

    AVT's stock is traded through the OTC Markets, Ticker Symbol: AVTC:PK.

    For more information on AVT or the Automated Retailing Industry, visit: www.autoretail.com.

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