Worldline’s insights on transit and Open Payment from the Visa Ready Summit

Worldline’s Arnaud Bourboulon participated to the “Visa Ready Summit”, an event for clients and industry leaders in the digital payments area to discuss innovations and emerging opportunities. Below is the transcript of his interview during which he shared Worldline’s insights on why the industry is changing, where it is moving, the scope of Open Payment and, last but not least, recommendations for operators on how to benefit from the changing market trends.

ID-based ticketing, the next revolution in transport

The world moves faster and faster towards instantaneous one to one gratification, simplification of processes, time saving products but all with intimate personal service. We aspire to deliver more and more to human wants over basic needs. To deliver to our wants, we have to be able to identify each and every human. Take a look at your smart phones, it knows you. It allows your face to open the phone, download apps, pay bills. It is unique.

First real-life Open Payment use case in France

On March 27th, 2018, contactless payment was introduced in Dijon’s tramways. Indeed, Dijon Métropole, Keolis, Caisse d'Epargne Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Visa and Worldline unveiled an innovation in the field of Open Payment in the capital city of the historical Burgundy region. It is mainly aimed at the 330,000 travelers who visit the city every week and who up to now favored cars as their mode of transportation.

The evolution of connected cars

The automobile industry is going through a fast-paced technological evolution and the connected car is now an integral part of the IoT family, having become a full-blown communicating object. In his interview, Denis Luczak discusses this evolution, the connected car and our Proof of Concept, called “In-Vehicle Payment system” and first tested with the new GENIVI® OS.

Worldline expands its people's professional horizons

Internal mobility, a key part of our HR strategy, is a career’s development tool, which grants more flexibility to teams, enabling them to remain in motion for the well-being of team members and companies alike. Laurence Poilfoulot and Laurette Vandenplas discuss internal mobility and present Worldline’s HR initiatives on this matter.