The usage of AI damage detection can fine-tune the rent and return process
Lectura DigiMessenger explored the potential of digital tools designed for the rent and return process with Tim Mackeldey, Managing Director CheckMobile GmbH, who presented advanced services and solutions such as face recognition or AI damage detection designed not only for the heavy equipment rental industry.
Can you introduce your company to our readers? What services and solutions do you offer?
Checkmobile is a dinosaur in the area of digitalization. The name origins from bringing paper-based checklists onto mobile devices. For more than 15 years we serve large companies with building workflow apps and improve within that processes, make them more transparent, cost cutting and moreefficient. Our clients mainly come from rental, heavy equipment, automotive, producing industry who need a low coding platform to quickly implement a better IT landscape.
Have you been impacted by the Coronavirus restrictions?
As we are a market leader for example in the car rental IT business, we have seen some struggling there. Otherwise with our contactless solutions we have an answer to current and newly appeared problems.
Do you offer any solutions for heavy equipment rental companies?
This is the key industry we are working in and have in Europe as well as in the US the largest players under contract. Starting from rent and return process, over damage detection even with the help of AI, up to analytics and inspection tools, we were able to deliver RoI of factor 15+ to our clients.
What are the main features of CheckMobile Guided Damage System and how does it work?
We have noticed that many companies underestimate the losses produced by damages
on their equipment and created tools, which guide the field
force to accurately analyse all damages, document them, trigger spare parts management and
the logistics plus, what is most important, charge the customers. This is all possible in very intuitive apps we provide with a very quick implementation.
What would you like to achieve in the near future? Do you plan any new digital tools?
Our R&D team consists of several highly qualified developers, who are constantly searching for
the newest technologies, which should help our existing and new customers to stay on the top
of technology and give them a competitive advantage.
In detail, we are developing AI damage detection tools for the automotive sector, we implemented several projects concerning face recognition and look for more solutions in AI automatization.
Moreover, we are heavily involved in further developing our main asset, our low coding platform for asset management with several new features.