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AirPro files patent protection for digitized ADAS targets

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 07:00
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AirPro Diagnostics announced today that it has filed for patent protection on a revolutionary new product which brings Cognitive Augmented Reality (C.A.R.) to present digitized calibration targets to vehicles requiring ADAS calibrations.

Nicknamed “Project Auggie,” C.A.R. Targets, will dramatically reduce the expense to repair facilities and consumers in need of safe and reliable ADAS calibrations. The benefactors would include body shops, glass replacement facilities, vehicle auction houses, mechanical facilities and all service verticals that may engage in ADAS and safety system calibrations.
 
The vehicle’s forward-facing camera would see the targets presented by the C.A.R. Targets device which is mounted directly on the vehicle windshield. Additionally, the technology would augment the conditions and vehicle position to duplicate requirements by vehicle manufacturers. The advanced capabilities of this revolutionary technology would allow for calibrations to be performed anywhere on any surface and eliminate expensive target sets and other tools, all resulting in a simplification of the entire process resulting in considerable time and financial savings.
   
AirPro’s C.A.R. Targets is being developed in conjunction with computer science engineers through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a consortium of leading universities including the University of Arizona, Texas Tech University and others.
 
“The researchers at the NSF Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing at The University of Arizona are collaborating with the research and development team at AirPro Diagnostics on an innovative project to utilize Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Cognitive Augmented Reality to advance AirPro Diagnostics’ products and services, ” stated Professor Salim Hariri, co-director and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering department at The University of Arizona.  
 
“C.A.R. Targets is going to revolutionize the entire calibration sphere,” stated Lonnie Margol, CEO & President of AirPro Diagnostics. “This will make ADAS and safety system calibrations affordable and possible at any location equipped with AirPro and C.A.R. Targets. And of course, our industry leading 10–Minute Response Pledge to our valued customers will apply to C.A.R. Target services as well.”
 
C.A.R. Targets and AirPro Diagnostics services represent the tip of the spear in remote automotive diagnostics, programming and calibration services. AirPro has a working model of C.A.R. Targets and is now performing extensive testing and is planning a 4th quarter 2019 launch.
 
AirPro Diagnostics is a technology development and service company focused on innovative solutions for the automotive service industry. AirPro provides; a state-of-the-art, OEM-validated scan-tool, its ORION cloud-based Diagnostic Enterprise System and is backed by a team of highly-skilled, master technicians delivering services within the company’s “10 Minute Response Pledge”. This unique combination provides collision shops with reliable and accurate scanning, diagnostics and calibration solutions to cost-effectively deliver vehicle repairs with the highest quality and safety standards in the industry.
 
To learn more please visit www.AirProDiagnostics.com or call 904-717-1711 for more details on how to meet OEM requirements with AirPro Diagnostics utilizing OEM licensed software.

 

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