US Patent No: 8,166,809

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In-tire multi-element piezoelectric sensor

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Disclosed is an apparatus and methodology for monitoring tire related conditions. A substrate is provided having one or more pairs of sensors mounted thereon. The pairs of sensors are mounted in predetermined relationship to each other at predetermined separation distances such that rotational direction, speed and other parameters of a tire with which the sensors may be associated may be determined. In some embodiments, plural effective pairs of sensors are provided so that mounting orientation of the sensor need not be predetermined.

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COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELINCLERMONT-FERRAND463
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A.GRANGES-PACCOT1343

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Weston, David Alan Taylors, SC 28 61

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MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. (3)
4,862,486 Revolution counter attached to tires 59 1987
5,749,984 Tire monitoring system and method 90 1995
6,725,713 System for generating electric power from a rotating tire's mechanical energy using reinforced piezoelectric materials 46 2003
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (1)
5,457,447 Portable power source and RF tag utilizing same 66 1993
 
PULLMAN COMPANY, THE (1)
4,510,484 Piezoelectric reed power supply for use in abnormal tire condition warning systems 99 1983
 
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION (1)
2006/0044,125 Device for detecting the position of a vehicle wheel 22 2003
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
8,841,881 Energy transfer with vehicles 0 2011
8,725,330 Increasing vehicle security 0 2011
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