Worldline´s YUMI wins prestigious iF Design Award 2020 as payment device of the year.
Bezons, 21 April 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to announce that YUMI, Worldline’s game-changing business facilitator for merchants, is a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, the world-renowned design prize. YUMI achieved a win in the Product discipline, Payment Terminal category.
YUMI has been designed in collaboration with design and innovation agency VanBerlo and delivers cutting edge technology and functionality to merchants and their customers.
Designed to create exceptional user experience in Point of Sales
YUMI impressed the 78-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, with its unique combination of design quality and state-of-the-art technology. YUMI is the product of considerable cooperation with VanBerlo throughout the development process, resulting in the market’s first consumer-facing, large-sized interactive payment device with a full-touch display. Thanks to its ability to rotate a full 360 degrees and its Android capabilities, YUMI revolutionizes merchant-customer interactions by delivering on the customer’s needs to have a new, dynamic and efficient shopping experience.
The competition was intense: 7,298 entries were submitted from 56 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality. YUMI will be also featured in the “Winners” section of the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE and in the iF design app.
Vincent Roland, Managing Director Merchant Services of Worldline, said: “Winning the iF Design Award for our payment terminal YUMI is an acknowledgement of VanBerlo’s long term and successful relationship with us. Over the years we have managed to build and establish a shared understanding of the market and its users. Together we are on a constant mission to develop products that meet the ever evolving market needs in the best possible way.”
VanBerlo Design Director Roelof van Driel, said: “With this cooperation we have managed to deliver on superior user experience and on outstanding design quality, whilst adhering to the toughest payment security standards. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, we have again managed to exceed market standards. As a design and innovation agency we are proud to have contributed to this amazing success.”
Worldline's new flagship terminal YUMI has been developed as a platform including value-added services through apps and meeting all payment scenarios: contactless card, phone, chip-card or magstripe-card. Its software is customizable by the retailer, the screen rotates 360° to always face the customer and it has a sleek, modern design. It can be integrated with local point of sales (POS) systems or used standalone. It guides the customer intuitively through various interface points. The Android-based operating system allows for future software integrations, whilst maintaining the highest security standards.
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 12,000 people worldwide with a 2019 revenue of circa 2.4 billion euros. worldline.com
As a European leader in means of payment and transactional services, Worldline has a strong track record of knowledge and insight. In order to share its understanding of the payments sector, Worldline regularly produces dedicated publications which provide in-depth understanding into what is a fast moving and rapidly evolving market. Below are the links to the latest versions of:
White Paper: https://engage.worldline.com/howwillwepay
VanBerlo is a strategic innovation and design partner. We enable to grow business, unlock new customer value and deliver great customer experiences. Our services can go from opportunity discovery all the way to creating a tangible solution. Blending physical and digital, bridging the gap between technology and people.
About IF Design Award:
For 67 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and lnterior Architecture as well as Professional Concept.
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