FL-based ZipLine has inked a technology agreement with SAP to integrate its mPay mobile payment interface with SAP Vehicles Network, running on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).
When used together with SAP Vehicles Network, the ZipLine solution will help enable mobile payments for retail fueling across North America.
When used with the SAP Vehicles Network, the ZipLine mobile payment solution is expected to improve the driver and passenger’s digital experience by using mobile wallets for an integrated in-vehicle experience.
Mobile pay at the pump is not widely available due to both technical and business challenges that ZipLine has taken the lead in overcoming. Today ZipLine processes more mobile fuel payments at more C-store locations than all other providers combined.
The SAP Vehicles Network is a cloud offering that enables enterprise companies to offer end-to-end vehicle and mobility centric services more securely and conveniently, irrespective of devices or vehicles.
SAP Vehicles Network will enable drivers in North America to access connected fueling and connected parking through a mobile wallet or app, and will help empower member companies such as ZipLine to create new mobility services and apps for consumer use. Services provided through SAP Vehicles Network will help empower drivers to activate gas pumps, pay at the pump, reserve parking, open off-street parking gates and pay for on-street parking.
Among the first to work with SAP in a connected car environment in North America, ZipLine currently services retail fuel and convenience store sites throughout the U.S. and is testing mobile payment solutions in both Panama and Puerto Rico.
Formerly National Payment Card Association (NPCA), ZipLine pioneered decoupled debit and developed and manages some of the most successful decoupled debit and mobile payment programs in the United States.
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