Worldline, European payment and transaction services company, has announced that YUMI, Worldline’s 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 technology and functionality to merchants and their customers.
Designed to create an exceptional user experience at point of sale, 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 revolutionises merchant-customer interactions by delivering on the customer’s needs to have a new, dynamic and efficient shopping experience.
7,298 entries were submitted from 56 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality. YUMI will be 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 customisable 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.