Transense Technologies, which makes sensor equipment for the transport market, says Michelin will be using its probes during the London 2012 Olympics.
The so called iProbe+, made by Transense's Translogik division, collects tyre pressure and temperature date and then transmits it wirelessly.
The driver or maintenance person simply walks around the vehicle receiving the information onto an electronic receiver.
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During the 2012 Olympics Michelin is to showcase the technology on London buses.
Graham Storey, the Chief Executive of Transense, commented: "We are delighted Michelin is using Translogik's innovative new iProbe+ tool in this very high profile safety initiative to promote its new 'communicating' tyre tracking system."
Transense shares had risen 12% by 10:58.
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