Patent Number: 6,310,545

Title: Brake monitoring system and method

Abstract: A brake monitoring system (10) having at least one brake temperature detection unit (10) externally attached to one of the brake assemblies (12) of a vehicle is provided. The brake temperature detection unit (10) includes at least one sensor (30) for detection radiation from the corresponding brake assembly (12) and a processing unit (32) coupled to the sensor (30) for determining the temperature of the corresponding brake assembly (12) from the detected radiation.

Inventors: Sapir; Abraham (Ishchar, IL)

Assignee: Opgal Optronic Industries Ltd.

International Classification: B60T 17/18 (20060101); B60T 17/22 (20060101); F16D 66/00 (20060101); B60Q 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018