Chief Collision Technology invests in the future of collision repair

Jan. 21, 2021
Chief Collision Technology is adding to its suite of products with the launch of its new wireless laser scanner and the latest Genesis measuring software for the company’s Meridian and TruScan measuring systems.

Chief Collision Technology, a leading provider of collision technology repair solutions, is adding to its suite of products with the launch of its new wireless laser scanner and the latest Genesismeasuring software for the company’s Meridian™ and TruScan™ measuring systems.

Cloud-based Genesis Measuring Software

The Genesis measuring software will offer a web-based user experience that utilizes the latest object-oriented programming technology with Agile development methodology. The software will operate on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud platform, providing collision shops with automatic software updates, data distribution, backup storage and enhanced connectivity. 

The new web-based experience will allow Chief to seamlessly add features in the future without the need for users to manually update the software, while the cloud-based platform will give shops instant access to vehicle updates and a more robust distribution channel.

“We want to help shops prepare for the future by giving them the technology solutions that can help improve cycle time, workflow and accuracy,” says Brent Johnson, collision product manager for Chief Collision Technology. “These enhanced technologies will allow us to continue to build on our already strong foundation of industry-leading damage analysis and measuring systems.”

Galileo Wireless Scanner

As part of Chief’s commitment to product improvements, the Meridian Live Mapping System will now feature a battery-enabled wireless version of the Galileo™ self-leveling laser scanner. The scanner features a single-hub design that delivers a 360-degree field of view with an improved line of sight, now without cords getting in the way. 

“With the change in vehicle design, being able to measure and determine the damage through blueprinting is essential to providing accurate estimates and repairs,” says Johnson. “We want to provide easy-to-use and versatile tools that simultaneously measure the entire vehicle and provide real-time dimensional updates that allow for accuracy throughout the entire repair process.” 

Johnson added, “Chief is continually looking for ways to innovate and invest in the future of collision repair. From product improvements and world-class online technician training to industry-changing technology products like Mosaic™ and Constellation™, as the collision repair industry continues to evolve, we want to make sure we are making the right investments to grow along with it.” 

For more information on Chief’s full line of products and services, visit https://chieftechnology.com/ or contact a local Chief distributor at (800) 445-9262. 

About Chief Collision Technology

Chief is a collision repair technology company that gives modern body shops the tools, technology and training they need to perform accurate repairs. Chief offers innovative technology solutions that help shops identify, diagnose and repair the damage and document that the vehicle was returned to the original manufacturer’s specifications. Chief offers everything shops need for today’s modern structural repair. For more information, visit chieftechnology.com

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