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This AI-Powered Technology Takes the Stress Away from Renting, Returning Rental Cars

by Aoife O'Riordan

Feb 28, 2023

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Renting and returning rental cars both at the beginning and end of a trip can be stressful. We do everything we can to avoid tacked-on fees, from falsely attributed damages by ensuring the car is in tip top shape when returning it, checking for any strange marks and keeping it clean.


A new technology hopes to mitigate risks both to drivers and car rental companies, reducing stress and costs. Ravin AI is an AI-powered visual inspection technology that quickly and objectively provides detailed reports before and after every use of a car to protect drivers. These assessments also ensure vehicles are in their best shapes. Now, rental car users can perform remote inspections.


Using deep-learning visual inspection, Ravin AI turns your phone camera into a 360-degree scanning device to evaluate the interior and exterior conditions of the vehicle. The technology also automatically captures damages shown to cameras, captures license plate and vehicle IDs, and saves findings to the app. Ravin has already collected more than 500 million scans from some of the world’s largest fleet and rental companies.


This new technology also helps businesses automate their processes by automatically providing remarketing shots and listing the vehicle on a remarketing platform, as well as giving each vehicle a condition grade. For insurance companies, Ravin AI facilitates a straight-through processing of smaller claims.


Compatible with iOS and Android devices, this vehicle inspection app is easy to use and doesn’t require an App Store download. Ravin AI can even be sent via a one-time link directly to a customer. Visit here to learn more about this innovative technology and learn how you can enjoy a stress-free car rental experience on your next trip.


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