We all have that ever-so-valuable and powerful mini-computer in our pockets. Our cell phones may cause headaches, sure, but they certainly shorten tedious processes and make communication a lot easier. One company that’s using mobile devices to shorten the tire inspection process is Anyline, a mobile scanning solutions company that has partnered with the likes
Editor’s Note: This story will be updated throughout the 2022 SEMA Show and month of November to highlight new products launched at the 2022 SEMA Show. Check back for live updates on new product releases and more! If you were at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show held in Las Vegas during the
Anyline launched a tire tread scanner that works on any camera-enabled smartphone or mobile device. The company announced this innovation at a press conference held at SEMA Show 2022 in Las Vegas this week. The company says measuring tire tread wear requires dedicated analog or digital tools that technicians use to measure tire grooves physically,
Trucking and logistics companies know that tires represent a big chunk of their marginal costs. On average, the marginal cost of tires is $0.038 a mile or $1.50 an hour, according to the American Transportation Research Institute. And that’s no surprise: an 18-wheeler packs 18 tires that cost an average of $375 each – that’s
All across the U.S. there are hundreds of independent tire dealerships with multiple locations. For example, as the leading tire dealer in the U.S., Discount Tire operates more than 1000 stores in 35 different states. And no matter which location they choose, customers expect a speedy, quality experience. Say a customer is traveling or moving
Anyline has launched a new capability to scan size and dimension information from the side of any vehicle tire. The scanner can be integrated into the websites of tire retailers and allows shoppers to scan their tires using their phone camera to find the right size and specifications for their vehicle, according to Anyline. Anyline
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), tire failures are to blame for approximately 11,000 vehicle crashes per year. That’s why it’s necessary for automotive and tire companies to remove dangerous, defective tires from circulation. In order to do so, they must have the ability to inspect tires quickly and accurately. Tire dealers
Tire Review caught up with Karen Savage, Anyline’s head of sales, at this year’s SEMA Show to learn about how the company is using neural networks and machine learning for a speedy scanning solution.