ATOS : Atos Worldline changes the game in the growing market for connected vehicles

  ATOS : Atos Worldline changes the game in the growing market for connected

    Paris, 7 March 2013 - AtosWorldline, Atos core expertise in high tech
  transactional services, launches its product range for connected vehicles.
Using its cloud and pay-per-use expertise, vehicle drivers will be offered new
                 services combining mobility and telematics.

The automobile industry is witnessing the start of one of the most significant
transformations in its entire history. This change is driven by the declining
use of cars,  new regulations, the  development of electric  vehicles and  the 
expansion of ubiquitous computing  - " the internet  of things". New  economic 
models and new partners  are emerging in the  value chain and are  challenging 
the traditional players.

To assist  with  this  transformation, AtosWorldline  is  offering  a  unique 
product range based on a combination of its professional and its technological
expertise:  indepth  knowledge  and  experience  in  the  automobile   market, 
expertise  in   the  field   of   service  platforms,   contextual   mobility, 
machine-to-machine communication,  electronic shopping  and payment,  and  its 
capacity for global implementation using "cloud" and "pay-per-use" models.

On the strength of these assets, Atos  Worldline is the partner of choice  for 
players in the  connected vehicle  market, including  manufacturers and  large 
fleet operators, to assist them  with the incorporation of mobility  services, 
mass use of  collected data (or  "Big Data")  as well as  their position  with 
regard  to  consumer  electronics  (smartphones  and  tablets).  The   service 
platform, or Connected Vehicle Platform (CVP), enables scalability so that new
B2C and B2B services may be quickly brought to market; it flexibly  integrates 
content and service suppliers as well as different on-board systems,  allowing 
our customers to generate  new sources of income  with an attractive  economic 

Three global players have signed up with Atos Worldline, since 2012, to supply
and operate B2C and B2B services for over one million vehicles, of all  kinds, 
connected worldwide. These services will be operational in 2013.

"Consumers show a real interest in connected services. According to estimates,
the market will  encompass about 600  million connected vehicles  by 2025  and 
will be worth  €19 billion*.  Looking beyond  the figures,  our customers  are 
facing the beginning of a  major transformation; sales from mobility  services 
will transform their core business as  they get closer to their customers  and 
increase their revenue.  The winners will  be those who  fully understand  the 
complexity of  the  ecosystem in  order  to maximise  mobility-related  income 
sources.  Atos   Worldline  has   long-standing   experience  in   high   tech 
transactional services  that  allows  it  to  assist  its  customers  in  this 
innovative, industrial process.  Atos has made  strategic investments in  this 
segment for  some years  now and  I am  delighted with  these first  signs  of 
success." said Marc Henri DesportesHead of Hi-Tech Transactional Servicesat

Examples of services
Atos is the first to supply an AppShop for vehicles and to introduce an in-car
payment system. The company is at the forefront of a new generation of
contextual services improving the user experience, such as displaying prices
at petrol stations along your journey route when your petrol guage indicates
low reserves. Processing massive quantities of data ("Big Data") collected
from vehicles allows for a better understanding of vehicle usage, improvements
to vehicle quality and will be a catalyst for the creation of collaborative
service opportunities in numerous areas such as insurance, fleet management
and retail distribution.

*Source: GSMA "2025 Every Car  Connected: Forecasting Growth and  Opportunity" 
by SBD

About Atos Worldline
Atos Worldline brings together Atos core expertise in Hi-Tech Transactional
Services with 40 years of experience and recognized know-how in the payment
industry. A leader in end-to-end services for critical electronic
transactions, Atos Worldline is specialized in electronic payment services
(including issuing, acquiring, terminals, and card and non-card payment
solutions & processing), eServices for customers, citizens and communities as
well as services for financial markets. Atos Worldline is committed to
continuous R&D and innovation so its customers can benefit from leading-edge
solutions to stay ahead of market evolutions. Atos Worldline generates annual
2012 revenue of €927 million and employs over 5,400 people in the world. For
more information, please visit:

About Atos
Atos is an international information technology services company with annual
2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 76,400 employees in 47 countries. Serving
a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting
and technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its
deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across
the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public sector,
Healthcare & Transport; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology;
Energy & Utilities. Atos is focused on business technology that powers
progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the
Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands
Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos
Worldgrid. For more information, visit:
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