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The simplest multimeter for the everyday person equipped with automatic detection, Bluetooth connectivity, and a smartphone application
The simplest multimeter for the everyday person equipped with automatic detection, Bluetooth connectivity, and a smartphone application
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Everywhere around you, whether at home or work, all energy consuming products utilize electricity. If something goes wrong, many of us know too little about electricity to fix the problem. This is why Vion was born, bringing to you the first smart multimeter that makes it easy to diagnose and fix electrical problems.

Most multimeters require you to have extensive electrical knowledge to understand the number displayed on the LCD in order to determine the fault. However, Vion is linked to the smartphone and automatically measures the product without having to select a measurement item and diagnoses the result as ‘Good/Bad’ through voice guidance.  

Vion measures voltage and resistance has a pair of probes without a body and allows you to see the breakdown of electricity-powered products on your smartphone.  

  • Unlike traditional multimeters, Vion consists of a pair of probes without a bulky body, which eliminates hassle. Vion is lightweight and compact.
  • While existing multimeters require exact proper placement of the rotary switch, Vion's automatic mode measures with the probes, whether you put it on a rotary switch, on an AC switch, or on a resistance switch. 
  • For existing multimeters, if the placement of the probes is off by even a little, the multimeter’s internal circuit board (PCB) may be damaged. Vion, however, is easily manageable, as there is no body or internal circuit board.
  • The measured values are automatically stored in the app, so you don’t need to manually write them down anywhere. 

Multilingual Support/Real-Time Storage  

Vion comes with various language guidance options to accommodate your needs.  

Your measured values and results can be immediately saved on the smartphone in real-time.

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Vion makes it easy to repair household electronics and to check for malfunctions in electric materials like your drones, batteries, electric bikes, washing machines, TVs, and light bulbs.

                         

When Vion is placed on the measurement target, the automatic detection function immediately recognizes DC/AC/Resistance, so you don’t have to worry about the risks of damage due to wrong selections.

Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity provides you with various measurement functions so you can analyze, diagnose, and fix problems conveniently.  

The Bluetooth connectivity allows for automatic/manual mode, various displays, detailed product failure analysis, voice guidance, storage, store connection, and other functions. After connecting for the first time, the connection is secured without having to connect every time.

General Mode

  • Vion is made for everyone. So, if you are unfamiliar with electrical/technical knowledge, you can opt to use the automatic mode. 

Expert Mode

  • Vion not only measures resistance and voltage but also capacitor/inductor/diode.
  • When you find that there is a stripped wire, the existing multimeter measures the measurement item with AC voltage. If AC voltage cannot be detected, measure it again as DC voltage. If DC voltage does not appear, select it as resistance. Vion can detect the state of the wire by measuring just once.

Vion automatically detects the measurement target product by displaying the status of the product versus the measurement. This clearly outlines the voltage reference for each measurement target.

                         

Even when your smartphone is in your pocket, measurement results are delivered through voice guidance. This removes the risk of any sudden movement when attempting to measure objects and allows you to see the results simultaneously, making it possible to complete tasks that require more than one hand.

 A pair of probed Vion meters is small enough to fit snugly in your pocket and perfectly in your toolbox. In addition, the protection case enhances user convenience and can easily be stored with measurement aids.

Vion automatically saves measured values by date/time and facilitates management of a large number of measurement objects, relieving the trouble of re-measuring items.

The voice guidance feature is supported by multiple languages: English, Spanish, French, Japanese (Chinese and Korean are currently in progress)

Manuals on measured products are presented by images to diagnose the fault, and this provides general users with a comprehensive guide on the measured products.

The Vion app can connect directly to the store for purchases of measured products, reducing other unnecessary purchases and costs.

                         
             
              

Multimeters are fundamental instruments in the field of electricity and engineering. Overtime, with the increase use of electronics and electrical products, the multimeter has become widely utilized. The multimeter often requires expertise or knowledge for usability, which can cause general users to use them incorrectly, break them, and repeat the unnecessary cycle of purchasing more multimeters. We want to eliminate these problems.

Our team wanted to create a multimeter that caters to the general public by including the innovative features of Vion such as automatic measurement, storage, and TTS in a convenient design.

These features and designs have received much traction from the world's largest tradeshow exhibitions, CES and MWC, and have received active inquiries from buyers from all over the world.

Our team hopes that the Vion meter will lead the evolution of analogue to digital into a third generation of smart multimeters.

Thank you for the support! 

 

Risks and challenges

We currently have a mockup in preparation for mass production, and our prototypes have been rigorously tested by our engineering and manufacturing experts in order to create an optimal final product.

However, we are aware that Vion may face additional changes to meet manufacturing requirements. In addition to keeping our backers up to date, we will make sure any changes during production uphold our mission and meet your interests. We will also keep backers continuously informed of any updates or changes.

We truly believe that we will bring Vion to the masses, and we have networks and resources in hardware engineering, tooling, manufacturing, distribution, and certification to make this happen.

We are ready for any challenges that we may encounter on the way, and we promise our complete devotion to bringing Vion into production and to our backers on time. We promise complete transparency and we will communicate on a regular basis.

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