Author: Kevin Mak

Publication Date: Apr 18 2019

Pages: 27

Report Type: Report, Word

 Powertrain, Body, Chassis and Safety

TPMS: Technical Challenges to Smart Tire Concepts, But Possible Market Potential for Fleets

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Report Summary:

Recent auto shows have seen the previews of so-called “smart tire” concepts from tire manufacturers.  These concepts bring additional sensing attributes and new functions to the tire, but require a fundamental change in sensor design, positioning and communication with the control module.  This report looks at the considerable technical challenges facing these concepts and their market potential.

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
    1. Examples of Smart Tire Concepts
  3. Additional Sensing Attributes
    1. Tread depth
    2. Contact patch
    3. Road Surface Condition
    4. Vertical Load
    5. Tire Health and Identification
  4. Technical Challenges
    1. Existing Sensor Modules
    2. Sensor Positioning
    3. Power Consumption
    4. Communication
    5. Processing
  5. Business Model
    1. Fleet Deployments
    2. Premium Sector
    3. Aquaplaning
    4. Deployment Timeframe
    5. Airless Wheel
    6. New Business Model
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