Partner to deliver ITSO smart tickets on-train and at stations

SUNNYVALE, CA and London, UK – January 29, 2019 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS), a global leader in smart ticketing, and Worldline, a European market leader in payments and transactional services, today announced the expansion of their collaboration to deliver innovation into UK rail. With the integration of Rambus remote ticket download (RTD) software, Worldline can now deliver ITSO-based smart tickets to customer smartcards with their @Station and Mobile Ticket Issuing Service (MTIS),  providing passengers with a reliable and more convenient ticketing experience.

Paving a frictionless future for the UK with industry-proven technology

Rambus has extensive experience deploying robust and secure ticketing solutions which support rail, subway, bus, tram and ferry smart ticketing operations. Worldline, Europe’s largest payments company, provides solutions to many UK rail franchises who can now directly benefit from this leading technology for issuing smart tickets which lays the foundation for contactless rail journeys. This next-generation ticketing solution will greatly enhance access for customers who will be able to collect tickets at station desks and on train directly from staff.

Russell McCullagh, vice president and general manager of Rambus Ticketing commented: “We’re delighted that Worldline has chosen Rambus’ RTD software to provide their rail operators a proven technology that will deliver a frictionless user experience for rail staff and their customers and can also scale across the rail network. Rambus’ broad experience in delivering ITSO-based smartcard and mobile-based ticketing solutions across the UK transport ecosystem will provide a leading technology for an enhanced Worldline customer experience.”

James Bain, Global Director of Transport at Worldline said: “As Europe’s leading and largest payments provider, our focus is on reducing friction for consumers in how they pay for goods and services. Transit and Transport is no different and is the next big merchant market. Our collaboration with Rambus paves the way to revolutionise access to UK rail services with innovative payment solutions.”

Demonstration Details at Transport Ticketing Global
At Transport Ticketing Global from Jan. 29 – Jan. 30, 2019 in London, experience Rambus’ vision of the future of smart ticketing and ticketless transport, where smartphones and technology will enable truly frictionless travel. Visit Rambus at Stand A32 to learn more.

For more information on the Rambus Smart Ticketing solutions, visit rambus.com/smart-ticketing.