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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method of monitoring conditions of vehicle tires and tires containing a monitoring device therein. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, November 12, 1996: US05573611 (177 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programmable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior sur ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method of monitoring conditions of vehicle tires. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, October 8, 1996: US05562787 (125 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programmable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior sur ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method for embedding a monitoring device within a tire during manufacture. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, March 19, 1996: US05500065 (82 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a method of manufacturing a tire wherein a monitoring device is embedded within the tire during its manufacture. The method includes placing the device with a dowel on a tie gum ply prior to curing the tire, without having the device contact a body ply of the tire. Then ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Tires containing a monitoring device for monitoring an engineering condition therein. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, November 12, 1996: US05573610 (75 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior surf ...


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Russell W Koch, Guy J Walenga, Paul B Wilson: Method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and a tire. Bridgestone Firestone, John M Vasuta, Michael Sand, C Santa Maria, October 26, 1999: US05971046 (75 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and assembling the patch to a tire is set forth. A patch assembly and a method for securing an electronic monitoring device having electronic and mechanical components for monitoring at least one engineering condition within a tire, compris ...


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Russell W Koch, Guy J Walenga, Paul B Wilson: Method for bonding an active tag to a patch and a tire. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, Meredith E Palmer, Fred H Zollinger III, Michael Sand, September 3, 2002: US06444069 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and assembling the patch to a tire is set forth. A patch assembly and a method for securing an electronic monitoring device having electronic and mechanical components for monitoring at least one engineering condition within a tire, compris ...


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Russell W Koch, Paul B Wilson, Jack A Dutcher, Guy J Walenga: Non-attached monitoring assembly for pneumatic tire. Bridgestone Firestone, Michael Sand, John M Vasuta, July 4, 2000: US06082192 (20 worldwide citation)

A monitoring assembly for a pneumatic tire includes an electronic monitoring device having at least one sensor disposed in a protective body. The protective body includes an encapsulation layer that encapsulates the substrate and sensors, a cushion, and a skin on the outside of the cushion. The prot ...


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Russell W Koch, Guy J Walenga, Paul B Wilson: Apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and a tire. Bridgestone Firestone North America Tire, Meredith E Palmer, Fred H Zollinger III, Micheal Sand, September 3, 2002: US06443198 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and assembling the patch to a tire is set forth. A patch assembly and a method for securing an electronic monitoring device having electronic and mechanical components for monitoring at least one engineering condition within a tire, compris ...


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Russell W Koch, Paul B Wilson, Jack A Dutcher, Guy J Walenga: Non-attached monitoring assembly for pneumatic tire. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, Thomas R Kingsbury, Michael Sand, John H Hornickel, March 26, 2002: US06360594 (13 worldwide citation)

A monitoring assembly for a pneumatic tire includes an electronic monitoring device having at least one sensor disposed in a protective body. The monitoring assembly is configured to float on a variety of liquids that are typically disposed within a tire. The protective body is liquid-tight and incl ...


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Russell W Koch, Paul B Wilson, Jack Dutcher, Guy J Walenga, John D Rensel: Non-attached monitoring assembly for pneumatic tire. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, John M Vasuta, Michael Sand, April 8, 2003: US06543277 (9 worldwide citation)

A monitoring assembly for a pneumatic tire includes an electronic monitoring device having at least one sensor disposed in a protective body. The monitoring assembly may be configured to float on a variety of liquids that are typically disposed within a tire. The body includes a device that predicta ...