Studies show that incorrect tire pressure is a factor in about 16% of auto accidents, so it's not surprising that tire monitoring systems are becoming more sophisticated. SmarTire Systems Inc. agrees in principle to enter a licensing arrangement to use UK-based Transense Technologies plc's Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) technology in its automotive tire monitoring system. SAW boasts a few advantages over similar products in the market, most notably its freedom from battery power and additional ...

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