On With Auggie: AirPro Diagnostic names Fred Iantorno v-p of strategic solutions

Toronto, Ontario — One of the collision repair industry’s experts in ADAS calibration has announced that Fred Iantorno has been appointed to the position of v-p of strategic solutions and will assist in the development of AirPro Diagnostics’ Auggie ADAS calibration tool. AirPro made the announcement on Tuesday, revealing that Iantorno will be involved in […]

Frame-by-Frame: U.S. patent approved for self-calibrating, multi-camera AV driving system

Toronto, Ontario — A recently approved patent developed by a Boston, Mass. startup could have some fairly unique implications on an already turbulent calibration landscape, as NODAR has put together a self-calibrating, multi-camera AV driving system. NODAR said the system, called “Hammerhead 3D Vision,” can compare images from each camera and triangulate the distance to […]

An Occasion for Calibration: Mitchell Diagnostics platform surpasses 30,000 ADAS calibrations

Toronto, Ontario — Mitchell Diagnostics passed a significant milestone on Thursday, announcing that the company’s platform has been used to perform more than 30,000 dynamic and static calibrations. This announcement comes little over a year since the introduction of the MD-TS21 ADAS target calibration system, and according to the company’s press release, “demonstrates how advancements […]

ADAS Aware: IIHS study shows used vehicle safety systems go underutilized

Toronto, Ontario — Vehicles these days are full of sensors and safety features, but as these vehicles change hands from owner-to-owner, the specific functions of some of these systems can get lost to a game of broken telephone, according to a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The latest research from the […]

Launch Day: Repairify signs licensing agreement with ADAS developer Launch Tech

Plano, Texas  — Launch Tech Co. has made its way to the big leagues and been given the official seal of approval from Repairify Inc. to offer its products and services to repair facilities within Repairify’s various networks through a licensing and supply agreement announced on Tuesday. The agreement allows the Shenzhen, China-based ADAS developer […]

Glare Be Gone: Bosch demos ‘virtual visor’ tech at CES

Las Vegas, Nevada ⁠— At CES 2020, Bosch unveiled its new ‘virtual visor’ tech, a virtual sun visor concept for drivers consisting of a very slim and transparent LED display designed to reduce glares from sunlight or headlights. At this year’s CES, the company shared how its virtual visor tech syncs with Bosch’s Advanced Driving […]

Terlep’s Tips: AutoTechcelerators to host webinar on ADAS CoPilot Pro platform

Toronto, Ontario — Clear some time your schedule on Thursday; co-founder of AutoTechcelerators, Frank Terlep will be live on a webinar discussing the ways the ADAS CoPilot Pro platform can enhance your business. Terlep says that his company’s diagnostics platform, ADAS CoPilot Pro, can identify ADAS systems, components and calibration requirements in seconds, as well […]

Dos and Don’ts: Auto Techcelerators releases guide on opening ADAS calibration business

Toronto, Ontario — Auto Techcelerators has posted a 146-page guide to its website on how a collision repair facility can open and operate an ADAS calibration business. Covering topics from business goals and objectives, facility and equipment requirements, pricing the services, scheduling and KPI’s, the “Opening & Operating an ADAS Calibration Business” guide from Auto […]

Safety Systems: Honda unveils tech to achieve zero collision fatality mission by 2050

Tokyo, Japan — Honda believes it has cracked the code to zero collision fatalities in their vehicles with the announcement of two new pieces of technology that the automaker promises will be a game-changer for road safety. In the ongoing effort of reaching its goal of “zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles […]