ATOS : Atos Worldline is awarded the '2013 Innovative Payments Trophy'

    ATOS : Atos Worldline is awarded the '2013 Innovative Payments Trophy'

    Paris, 20 March 2013 - Atos Worldline, Atos core expertise in hi-tech
 transactional services, has been awarded the 2013 Innovative Payments Trophy
   in the "e-commerce products" category at the PayForum trade fair for its
innovative eGo(TM) solution. Developed by Atos Worldline, this new technology
 will revolutionise the way a wide range of digital services and payments are
  handled. No cards, cheques or cash are needed: just your finger. Your skin
 sets the transaction in motion, ensuring secure user authentication. eGo(TM)
  is an extremely practical solution which does not compromise security. It
provides an initial identity verification procedure and remains entirely under
                          the control of its holder.

eGo* is an embedded  software solution which may  be fitted inside a  wearable 
object, such as a belt or a wrist-watch. eGo stores the user's data and access
rights for a whole series of services:  opening a hotel door, starting a  car, 
submitting health-related data or carrying out cash transactions, all with one
touch of the user's  finger. It is intuitive,  fast and ultra-secure. The  eGo 
portable  device  allows  access  to  multiple  services  containing   diverse 
applications. Not  only  does  it  ensure user  authentication,  it  can  also 
communicate with  eGo  compatible  objects:  with  a  single  touch.  Data  is 
transferred with absolute security and  the desired electronic transaction  is 
seamlessly completed.

Denis Faivre, Innovation Director at Atos  Worldline: "eGo forms part of  Atos 
Worldline's commitment to continued development of innovations in the  payment 
field. We are  proud to  have been awarded  this trophy  which highlights  our 
ability to give shape to cutting-edge  ideas. We have combined our  expertise, 
spanning 40 years in the payments sector, to optimise security and transaction
management features in the eGo  solution. Users will experience many  benefits 
which are  designed to  make daily  life considerably  easier with  regard  to 

* eGo is part of the R&D  program EUREKA CATRENE (Cluster for Application  and 
Technology Research  in Europe  on  NanoElectronics). It  is the  ambition  of 
Europe and the European companies to deliver nano-/microelectronics  solutions 
that respond  to  the  needs  of society  at  large,  improving  the  economic 
prosperity of Europe and reinforcing the ability of its industry to be at  the 
forefront of the global competition. Gemalto is leading the consortium.

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 5300 people in the world. For
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About Atos
Atos SE (Societas europaea) 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 & 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 & Transports;
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 NYSE
Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting &
Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.

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