• Bridgestone and Microsoft have co-developed the Tyre Damage Monitoring System to reduce the risk of road accidents
  • The device can detect when a tyre has been damaged by an impact with a pothole, kerb or debris
  • It works in conjunction with sensors already fitted to a vehicle

Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has teamed up with software giant Microsoft to develop a tyre damage detection device that could significantly reduce the risk of road accidents. The new Tyre Damage Monitoring System (TDMS) can detect when a tyre has been damaged by an impact with a pothole, kerb or debris and immediately notifies the driver.

The system uses data from Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP) cloud framework as well as from sensors already fitted to a vehicle and uses algorithms to detect irregularities in the tyre surface. 

Because the system understands when and where…

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