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SCRS Announces Session II of the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit


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The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has announced session II of the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit, with a focus on vehicle research and trends.

Ryan McMahon, vice president of insurance and government affairs at Cambridge Mobile Telematics, will present at the Summit providing insights into the driver behavior and loss analysis telematics provides.


McMahon will review the many use cases different industries have to leverage telematics data collected from connected vehicles, smartphones and IoT devices.


For example, telematics provides visibility into crash severity by identifying the vehicle’s change in velocity. This information can benefit collision repair facilities in many ways, such as resolving repair disputes and automatically identifying a total loss---even before ever leaving the scene of the accident.


To register to attend "Vehicle Research and Trends: Telematics," held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 4 during the 2021 SEMA Show, visit www.scrs.com/2021RDE.   


The OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit will take place in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, just down the hall from the Collision Repair & Refinish section of the SEMA Show.


"Our objective with these Summit sessions has always been to give our audience perspective into the innovation and emerging trends in the automotive and collision repair fields," said SCRS Chairman Bruce Halcro. "Sessions like this are critical to understand how access to information is going to change both the collision repair and claims environments."


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