Patent Number: 6,670,886

Title: Tire pressure monitoring device and antenna therefor

Abstract: A monitoring device is used for monitoring pneumatic tires of a vehicle, and the vehicle has a plurality of tires each with a brake device being connected to a brake system of the vehicle through a brake oil tube. The monitoring device comprises a sensor module, an antenna, and a decoding module. The sensor module is attached to the tire of the vehicle for sensing a condition of the tire and transmitting a radio signal including the condition. The antenna is disposed within the brake oil tube for receiving the radio signal which is transmitted from the sensor module. The decoding module electrically connected to the antenna for processing the received radio signal.

Inventors: Lin; Sheng Hsiung (Kaohsiung, TW)

Assignee: Lite-On Automotive Corporation

International Classification: B60C 23/04 (20060101); B60C 23/02 (20060101); H04Q 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/30/2012