Worldline chosen by Gorenje Group to boost its connectivity at home
Worldline accompanies the Gorenje Group, one of the leading European home appliance manufacturers, for the launch of its connected appliances under its premium Asko brand in order to transform their business approach from a product-centric to a service-centric model.
Bezons, 02.09.2016 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader for payment and transactional services, delivers its Connected Living solutions to accompany Gorenje with its digital transformation to allow the group to propose value-added services to its customers by a new lifestyle oriented smart kitchen and connected home products.
Based on its Connected Living Solutions, Worldline is supporting the Gorenje Group's first step towards their digital transformation by enabling connectivity to their appliances. Worldline's cloud platform is connecting home appliances and is integrated with various Gorenje Group’s IT tools such as ERP, CRM, Logistics or After Sales.
Through mobile applications available for iOS, Android and Windows platforms, the Gorenje’s customers will gain access to a range of new lifestyle services for their connected home devices, using wizards and smart assistants to simplify life. Those platforms and applications are delivered by our experts with their proven experience in consulting and implementation of state-of-the-art Connected Living solutions that ensure great user experience as well as the highest level of IT security.
The joint approach gives to the Gorenje Group a perfect foundation for the future steps on their journey for their digital transformation process by allowing data driven decision through advanced analytics for future oriented business choices and the possibility to provide new services to end users.
Olivier Stuckens, Managing Director of Mobility & e-Transactional Services at Worldline: “Worldline is proud to contribute to Gorenje’s digital business with our state-of-the-art mobile applications and Connected Living solutions. Together we enable for the Gorenje customers the “living of tomorrow” in the connected home of the future.”
Franjo Bobinac, President and CEO of Gorenje Group adds: “With Worldline as a trusted partner, we can enrich over 10 years the Gorenje Group’s existing experience in research projects, pilot experiments, and other pre-development activities, to enable customer oriented solutions for smart kitchen/home that are elegant, well designed, user friendly and practical.”
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Gorenje is one of the leading European home appliance manufacturers with a history of passion for design and innovation spanning over 66 years. Technologically perfected, superiorly designed and energy-efficient home appliances under global brands Gorenje and premium brand Asko as well as six regional brands elevate the quality of life of users in 90 countries worldwide.
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