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Title:
AUTO-CALIBRATING TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/185763
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Methods and apparatus for fitting to a wheel (106) of a vehicle (100) comprising a pneumatic tyre, the sensor module comprising: a pressure sensor (214) for sensing pressure of a gas retained within the pneumatic tyre; an alert generator (216) configured to generate one or more alert signals based on the sensed pressure of the gas and a calibrated tyre pressure; and a controller (220) configured to receive pressure data from the pressure sensor and determine whether the tyre is being inflated or deflated by a user, and subsequently re-set the calibrated tyre pressure to the pressure of the gas after inflation or deflation.

Inventors:
BROADFIELD, Gary (11 Deerfold Crescent, Burntwood Staffordshire WS7 9AX, WS7 9AX, GB)
Application Number:
EP2019/057805
Publication Date:
November 07, 2019
Filing Date:
March 27, 2019
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Assignee:
WHEELY-SAFE LTD. (Unit 8, Queens Drive Industrial Estate, Burntwood Staffordshire WS7 4QF, WS7 4QF, GB)
International Classes:
B60C23/04
Foreign References:
FR2962939A12012-01-27
US5517853A1996-05-21
US20160167462A12016-06-16
GB2490302A2012-10-31
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BLAKE, Stephen (Marks & Clerk LLP, Alpha TowerSuffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B1 1TT, B1 1TT, GB)
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