State Farm® releases first of its kind vehicle recognition app
Bloomington, IL (December 11, 2014) — Today State Farm announced its latest mobile app CarCapture™, available for iOS and Android. Through object recognition technology CarCapture is designed to allow the consumer to capture a picture of the back of a vehicle and instantaneously obtain detailed information.
Backed by two trusted brands, State Farm and car shopping website Edmunds.com®, these details assist in making an informed car buying decision. Using CarCapture consumers can take a photo of a car and instantly obtain information, including make, model, body type, year range, vehicle features, safety information, available options, consumer reviews, images, Edmunds True Market Value®, potential dealership locations, and State Farm insurance quotes.
“Consumers are relying more and more on mobile devices. By accessing the CarCapture app offered only through State Farm, consumers can easily search for cars in a remarkable new way,” said Jack Weekes, who leads the State Farm Innovation Team. “The user experience is simple. All they have to do is take a photo, which prompts the availability of valuable information, in moments.”
Once a vehicle has been selected the app offers the consumer an option to get an insurance quote or find a car. Additional platforms and features will be added in future updates.
The app is free to download from iTunes and Google Play. Learn more about the CarCapture app
SOURCE: State Farm