Sigmavision Product Launch at Commercial Vehicle Show 2016
Sigmavision Ltd is launching the world’s first 3D tyre measurement Hand Held scanner at the CV Show, April 26th – 28th, 2016.
The TreadReaderTM Hand Held scanner is a compact and lightweight device. It is quick and easy to use and eliminates the errors associated with manual tread depth gauges. The scanner is positioned on one edge of a tyre and operated by sliding it across the tread face.
Accurate tread depth readings for tyres of all vehicle types, from LCVs to HGV, buses, trailers and passenger cars, can reveal badly worn or unevenly worn tyres symptomatic of problems such as wheel misalignment or worn suspension. Colour coded 3D scans enable tyre replacement at the optimum time to maximise tyre safety and present revenue opportunities to the trade from increased tyre sales or service hours.
TreadReaderTM is suitable for wet or dirty tyres and is ideal for all tyre inspection applications in workshops, service centres, inspection lanes, commercial vehicle yards and at the roadside. The calculated data can be imported into any fleet management system to log tyre scans and produce wear analysis or tyre lifetime modelling.
Product Demonstrations at the CV Show
Visitors to the Workshop Section of the CV Show will see demonstrations of the TreadReader Hand Held scanner and be able to try the product themselves.
The patented TreadReader tyre measurement technology creates a detailed 3D scan of each tyre, constructed from 320,000 measurement points, with an accuracy of < 0.2mm or 0.008”. By scanning the full width of the tyre and 50mm around the tyre, TreadreaderTM devices far surpass the accuracy and reliability of traditional dip gauges and non-contact ‘laser pointer’ measurement devices.
Advanced software algorithms produce detailed colour coded 3-dimensional tyre tread images which show the condition of the tyre tread with absolute clarity. When presented to a vehicle owner, TreadReader scans immediately convey tyre condition and remove any perceived barriers to tyre replacement should tread depth be insufficient or illegal.
3D scans can be viewed on tablet, smart phone or PC
3D scans of the tyre tread using the TreadreaderTM Hand Held scanner can be viewed on a tablet, mobile phone or PC, alongside the calculated tread depths. For all device operating systems, whether Android, Windows or iOS, an operator report is instantly generated, showing vehicle identification, 3D tyre scans with colour-coded tread warning and error alarms for every axle and tyre position.
The TreadreaderTM Hand Held scanner can be purchased together with a tablet or connected to an existing device. The TreadreaderTM App is available to download and there are simple steps to connect the mobile device with the scanner.