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Modularity provides functional, economical tire-pressure monitoring

1/27/2012 06:10 PM EST
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Anatolio
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Anatolio   2/2/2012 9:46:09 AM
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My opinion - it is better to perform monitoring tire height then its' pressure. The height of loaded tire must be about 10% lower. Let's remove thinking stereo-tips!

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WiSens   1/30/2012 4:41:33 AM
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Correction....mean to say TPMS system that lasts 7 to 8 years with a coin-cell would be more ideal as it lasts till a tire gets replaced.

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WiSens   1/30/2012 4:33:30 AM
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True, today the cost of energy harvesting systems is a bit on the higher side. Considering the life-time of a tire is 7 to 8 years, a battery-powered (coin-cell) TPMS unit that can last for the life-time of a battery, would be cost-effective.

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DrFPGA   1/27/2012 8:17:50 PM
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This would seem to be a good application for energy harvesting so that the battery could be removed from the system. Would that work? Any major issues?

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