US Pat. No. 9,402,276

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WRIST BAND TRANSMITTER AND SYSTEM THEREOF

Binj Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A device comprising:
a transmitter configured to transmit data provided thereto; and
a microcontroller in communication with a memory, said memory including code which when accessed by said processor causes
said processor to execute the steps of:

generating an indication of operational status a first known period of time after activation of the device, said activation
being for a predetermined activation time;

delaying operation after generating the indication of operational status, the operation being delayed by a predetermined delay
period after the indication of operational status;

providing, to said transmitter, a plurality of bits at a predetermined bit rate for a known period of time, and at least one
unmodulated bit, wherein said at least one unmodulated bit is provided to said transmitter a fixed period after a last of
said plurality of bits is provided to the transmitter; and

returning to a deactivate state after expiration of the activation time.

US Pat. No. 9,344,992

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for detecting a transmission device within a set area, said method operable in a processor, causing said processor
to execute steps comprising:
transmitting a signal at a desired power level;
detecting a transmission signal associated with said transmission device by at least one transmission detection facility;
determining a location of said-transmission device based on said detection of said transmission signal by said at least one
transmission detection facility;

determining an allowability of said transmission device to receive and transmit signals within at least one area within said
set area based on said determined location;

based on the determined allowability performing one of:
reducing said desired power level to a second known level when said allowability is indicated to be allowed, the reduced desired
power enabling the transmission device to connect, and remain connected, to a base station controlling the set area, and

directing said transmission device to a hold channel to deny service to said transmission device when said allowability is
indicated to not be allowed; and

displaying information associated with the transmission device, said information providing an indication of the determined
allowability.

US Pat. No. 9,716,977

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

Binj Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for detecting a transmission device within a set area, the method when executed in a processing system causes
the processing system to execute the steps comprising:
transmitting information to the transmission device, said information causing the transmission device to provide a response
transmission;

detecting at least one response transmission from the transmission device;
extracting information associated with the transmission device contained in the detected at least one response transmission;
sorting the detected at least one response transmission received at least one of a plurality of transmission detection facilities
based on a characteristic of the at least one response transmission;

processing the extracted information associated with said transmission device, wherein said processed information includes
event notification information, wherein said event notification information includes at least one of: personnel under duress
event, an emergency event, a medical event, a call for assistance event, a fire detection event, a call for police event,
a change in a location event, an exit from a space event, an entry into a space event, a biometric event, a change in a biometric
event, an unauthorized movement event, a scheduling event, a schedule event, a scheduled movement event and a theft event;

determining an action to be performed depending on the processed information of the transmitting device; and
monitoring transmission from the transmission device and the determined action.

US Pat. No. 9,241,251

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

Binj Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for determining the presence of a non-transmitting transmission facility comprising:
a transmitting device transmitting a plurality of frequencies within a range of frequencies, wherein said plurality of frequencies
represent a sweep of said plurality of frequencies within said range of frequencies;

a receiving device receiving a return from selected ones of said plurality of frequencies, said return produced by an antenna
associated with the non-transmitting transmission facility; and

a computer:
formulating a disturbance pattern based on said received returns, wherein said disturbance pattern includes said return from
selected ones of said plurality of transmitted frequencies and an indication of those plurality of transmitted frequencies
lacking a return, said indication of the plurality of transmitted frequencies lacking a return representing a null in the
disturbance pattern;

comparing the null in the formulated disturbance pattern with a plurality of known disturbance patterns;
matching the null in the formulated disturbance pattern with at least one null in a corresponding one of the plurality of
known disturbance patterns; and

determining an identity of the transmission facility based on the matched disturbance pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,332,520

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AND DETERMINING A LOCATION OF A WIRELESS TRANSMISSION

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for determining a location of a device emitting a wireless transmission among a plurality of devices, said system
comprising:
a transmitter transmitting a synchronization signal to the plurality of devices;
at least one receiver system receiving said wireless transmission from said device within a time slot window a predetermined
time after said synchronization signal, said predetermined time being assigned to said device, wherein said wireless transmission
from said device includes a preamble code of a known length, said preamble code including a code identifying said device,
and at least one additional pulse received in a time window a predetermined time after an end of said preamble code; and

a processor:
receiving said at least one additional pulse;
determining a time of receipt of said at least one additional pulse,
determining whether said received at least one additional pulse has an amplitude in a range of values determined based on
an amplitude of pulses within the preamble code; and

determining the location of the device emitting the wireless transmission based on a location of selected ones of the at least
one receiver system receiving said wireless transmission and the determined time of receipt of said at least one additional
pulse having an amplitude in said range of values.

US Pat. No. 9,066,194

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A method for detecting a transmission device within a set area comprising:
transmitting information to said transmission device, said information causing said transmission device to lose contact with
an available base station;

detecting a response transmission from said transmission device by at least one transmission detection facility, said response
transmission attempting to re-acquire contact with said available base station;

time stamping the detected response transmission on each of the at least one transmission detection facility;
extracting identification information associated with said transmission device;
matching said transmission device with said identification information received in said response transmission for identifying
said transmission device, wherein said identified transmission device is in one of: an on-state and an off-state;

determining a location of the identified transmission device based on said response transmission received by said at least
one transmission detection facility, wherein said response transmission is sorted by said identification information and on
detected response transmissions with substantially same time stamps,

determining whether said location is within said set area; and
determining an allowability of said identified transmission device within said set area based on said location and said identification
information.

US Pat. No. 9,226,259

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmitting devices, said system comprising:
at least one transmission detection facility, arranged to provide coverage of at least one set area;
a processor in communication with said at least one transmission detection facility and a memory, said memory including code,
which when accessed by said processor causes said processor to execute the step of;

receiving signals associated with detected transmissions from said transmission device from at least one of said at least
one wireless transmission detection facility;

time-stamping said signals associated with detected transmission signal from each of said at least one transmission facility;
determining a location of the transmitting device based on said signals received from at least one of said at least one wireless
transmission detection facility;

determining an identification of said detected transmission device from information contained in said detected transmission
signal;

determining an allowability of said located transmission device based on said identification information and said location,
said allowability being one of: allowed and unallowed;

determining whether an unallowed transmission device is contacting an emergency number;
providing information regarding at least one of the allowability of, and the number being called by, the detected transmitting
device to an action facility for causing actions related to the detected transmitting device, wherein an unallowed transmission
device contacting an emergency number is allocated an enabled channel for continued transmission of said emergency call;

monitoring the unallowed transmission device contacting said emergency number; and
returning said unallowed transmission device to a hold channel upon completion of said contact with said emergency number.

US Pat. No. 9,197,993

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC, ...

1. A method for detecting a transmission device within a set area comprising:
transmitting information to said transmission device, said information causing the transmission device to attempt connection
to an available base station covering the set area;

detecting a response transmission from said transmission device by a plurality of transmission detection facilities;
extracting identification information associated with said transmission device contained in the response transmission
sorting said response transmission received by the plurality of transmission detection facilities based on a characteristic
of the transmission device;

determining a location of the transmission device based on said sorted response transmissions received by said plurality of
transmission detection facilities, wherein said plurality of transmission detection facilities are non-coplanar;

determining an allowability of said located transmission device within said set area based on said identification information
and said location; and

preventing connection of the transmission device to the available base station when allowability is not indicated.

US Pat. No. 9,301,102

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A method, operable in a processing system, for capturing a transmission facility within a set area, said method causing
said processing system to execute the steps of:
receiving a reference signal from a base station and a signal from said transmission facility;
determining an expected received power of the reference signal at said transmission facility, said expected received power
being determined based on a distance between the transmission facility and the processing system and a positional relationship
among said base station, said transmission facility and said processing system;

transmitting a simulated reference signal, the simulated reference signal having a higher power at said transmission facility
than the expected received power, wherein said simulated reference signal causes said transmission facility to re-acquire
communication with said base station;

establishing communication with the transmission facility when said transmission facility attempts to re-acquire communication
with said base station;

receiving a transmission from the transmission facility to re-acquire communication with said base station;
extracting from said transmission to re-acquire communication with said base station identification information associated
with said transmission facility;

determining an allowability of the transmission facility to receive and transmit signals within said set area based on said
identification; and

providing said indication of allowability to the base station, wherein in response to an indication of not allowed, the base
station displays an indication of the not allowed transmission facility and denies service to the transmission facility by
holding the transmission facility to a non-communication channel.

US Pat. No. 9,756,498

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method, operable in communication system, for identifying and managing wireless devices, comprising the steps of:
outputting a plurality of frequency signals in a plurality of frequency bands;
receiving a return from selected ones of said plurality of frequencies, said return produced by an antenna associated with
a non-transmitting wireless device;

formulating a disturbance pattern based on said received returns, wherein said disturbance pattern includes said return from
selected ones of said plurality of transmitted frequencies and an indication of a least one of said plurality of transmitted
frequencies lacking a return, said indication representing a null in the disturbance pattern;

correlating the null associated with at least one of the plurality of frequency bands with at least one predetermined null
pattern; and

determining an identity of said non-transmitting wireless device based on positive correlation of the null in the disturbance
pattern with at least one of said at least one predetermined null pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,608,765

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING WIRELESS TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A wireless device management system comprising:
at least one frequency transmission unit;
at least one receiving unit;
a processor in communication with each of said at least one frequency transmission units and said receiving units and in communication
with a memory, the memory including code which when accessed by the processor causes the processor to:

receive from a base station information regarding each of a plurality of wireless devices located within an area covered by
said base station, wherein the wireless devices are in one of: an active communication state and an inactive communication
state;

identify each of said wireless devices within a known range about the wireless management system;
determine an expected received power of a reference signal transmitted by the base station at each location of the wireless
devices within the known range about the wireless management system;

transmit a signal having a received signal power at each of said wireless device greater than the expected received power
of the reference signal;

receive a transmission signal from each of the wireless devices within the known range; and
retain control of each of the wireless devices within the known range, wherein said wireless devices within the known range
are prevented from connecting to said base station.

US Pat. No. 9,900,776

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING ALLOWABILITY OF A WIRELESS DEVICE TO OPERATE

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmission devices within an area, said system comprising:
a processor in communication with at least one transmission detection facility and a memory, said memory including code, which
when accessed by said processor configures said processor to:

receive at least one signal associated with at least one detected transmission from a transmitting device among said wireless
transmission devices;

determine an identification and a location of said transmitting device based on information of said detected transmission
signal;

determine whether said location is within the area;
determine whether the transmitting device is allowed to operate from the determined location, when said determined location
is within the area, said determination based on one of:

an identification of said transmitting device is included in a list of identifications associated with wireless transmission
devices allowed to operate within the area, and;

said transmitting device is associated with an authorized person wherein said determination of said authorized person being
based on a history of transmission associated with said transmitting device from the determined location; and

provide a notification regarding the determined allowance of the identified transmitting device to a network, wherein said
notification representing an indication of non-allowance of the transmitting device to operate from the location, instructing
the network to perform at least one of: deny service to the transmitting device, disable all features of the transmitting
device, disable some features of the transmitting device, deny communications associated with the transmitting device, said
communication comprising at least one of: receiving signals, receiving voice communication, receiving data communication,
receiving text information, transmitting data information, transmitting voice, transmitting text, and transmitting signals.

US Pat. No. 9,674,815

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WRIST BAND TRANSMITTER AND SYSTEM THEREOF

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A device attached to a user, comprising:
a circuit configured to:
activate the device for a fixed period of time during a specific period within a frame time; and
delay operation of the device for a known period of time after activating the device; and
a processor in communication with a memory containing code accessible by the processor, the processor, after the delay of
the operation of the device, configured to:

output a plurality of bits after an expiration of the known period of time; and
output at least one unmodulated bit after the output of a last one of the plurality of bits, and
a transmitter configured to:
receive the plurality of bits and the at least one unmodulated bit;
transmit the plurality of bits; and
transmit the at least one unmodulated bit a second known period after transmission of the last one of said plurality of bits.

US Pat. No. 9,609,500

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE DETECTION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A pseudo tower for use with a wireless network that provides communications control services to wireless communication
devices, the pseudo tower comprising:
a wireless communication controller:
creating a local wireless network, representing a wireless access limitation area, said limitation area changing with positional
changes of said communication controller;

affecting a handoff at a multi-protocol interface for receiving and sending digital messaging by the wireless communications
devices;

capturing, at a capturing module, a signal transmitted by one of said wireless communication devices;
determining a persistence of the signal transmitted by said wireless communication device;
determining, at an identification module, an identity of said wireless communication device, after said signal is determined
persistent for a known period of time, said known period of time being based on a type of said detected signal;

receiving, at an allowability module, the identity of the wireless communication device;
determining an allowability of the wireless communication device;
processing said wireless communication device according to said determined allowability, and
releasing said wireless communication device to said wireless network when said-allowability is indicated.

US Pat. No. 9,860,731

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING WIRELESS DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmitting devices, said system comprising:
at least one transmitter facility configured to:
provide signal coverage of an area, said coverage comprising;
transmitting at least one signal into said area, wherein a power of the transmitted at least one signal being received by
said wireless transmitting devices within the area is greater than a power of a known existing signal within the area;

at least one detection facility arranged to detect signal transmissions within the area;
a processor in communication with said at least one detection facility and a memory, said memory including code, which when
accessed by said processor causes said processor to execute the steps of:

receiving, from at least one of said at least one detection facility, the detected signal transmissions associated with one
of said wireless transmitting devices, wherein said received signals transmission being associated with a communicative action;

determining an identification of the one of said wireless transmitting devices, from information associated with said one
of said wireless transmitting devices;

determining a type of communicative action;
determining an allowability of said one of said wireless transmission devices based on at least one characteristic associated
with the one of said wireless transmitting devices wherein the allowability is one of: allowed and not allowed; and

connecting the identified one of said wireless transmitting devices to an action facility, wherein the action facility initiates
at least one event related to the determined type of communicative action depending on the determined allowability and the
type of action.

US Pat. No. 10,003,685

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for controlling a transmission device within a restricted area within a coverage area controlled by an available base station, said method operable in a communication control center causing said communication control center to execute the steps comprising:transmit a first signal to said transmission device, said first signal being transmitted at a first signal strength, said first signal strength causing said first signal received in said restricted area to be at a greater signal strength than a signal strength received in said restricted area of a signal transmitted from said available base station, said first signal causing said transmission device to lose contact with said available base station;
transmit a second signal to said transmission device, said second signal being transmitted at a second signal strength, said second signal causing said transmission device to connect to said communication control center;
receive a transmission signal from the transmission device;
determine whether said communication control center possesses at least one protocol suitable for communicating with said transmission device;
request, from the available base station, information regarding suitable protocols for communicating with the transmission device when said communications control center determines a protocol suitable for communication with said transmission device is not available;
utilize the protocol information received from the available base station to communicate with said transmission device;
extract, from the transmission signal, identification information associated with said transmission device;
determine an allowability of said identified transmission device within said restricted area based on said identification information;
monitor said transmission device when said allowability indicates said transmission device is not allowed; and
transmit information to said transmission device, said information directing said transmission device to operate on a channel associated with said available base station when said allowability indicates said transmission device is allowed.

US Pat. No. 10,103,806

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WRIST BAND TRANSMITTER AND SYSTEM THEREOF

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A device attached to a user, comprising:a circuit comprising:
a processor in communication with a memory containing code accessible by the processor, the processor configured to:
receive an input from an input device;
provide an indication of the receipt of the input to a transmitter; and
output, to the transmitter, a code comprising a plurality of bits identifying the device, and
the transmitter configured to:
receive and transmit the code; and
transmit at least one bit after a fixed time window after completion of transmission of the code, wherein the provided indication is transmitted within the fixed time window.

US Pat. No. 9,900,760

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A device for determining operation of each of a plurality of wireless transmission devices, said device comprising:
a processor configured to:
receive, from at least one base state covering an area, information regarding each of said plurality of wireless transmission
devices within said area, said wireless transmission devices being in one of an active state and a stand-by state;

establish a schedule based on a number of said plurality of wireless transmission devices, with respect to an interrogation
signal, wherein each of the plurality of wireless transmission devices is assigned a response window a corresponding known
time after said interrogation signal;

provide said interrogation signal to each of said plurality of wireless transmission devices;
receive transmissions from each of the plurality of wireless transmission devices during a corresponding one of said assigned
response windows;

determine an allowability of a corresponding one of the plurality of wireless transmission devices based at least on an identification
of said corresponding one of said plurality of wireless transmission device, said allowability being one of authorized and
unauthorized;

identify corresponding ones of said plurality of wireless transmission devices as being unauthorized; and
cause said corresponding ones of said wireless transmission devices identified as being unauthorized to be denied further
communication.

US Pat. No. 9,936,442

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WRIST BAND TRANSMITTER AND SYSTEM THEREOF

Binj Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A manage access system for managing wireless devices in a restricted area, the system comprising:at least one antenna positioned outside of a restricted area, said at least one antenna providing coverage of the restricted area;
at least one second antenna providing coverage not covered by said at least one antenna;
a receiving system configured to:
receive signals from said at least one antenna and said at least one second antenna; and
a processor configured to:
receive a signal from said receiving system detected by at least one of said at least one second antenna;
determine a direction of the received signal, said determination of direction comprising:
alternate a direction of signal detection associated with said at least one of said at least one second antenna;
receive said signal in at least one of said alternant direction of signal detection;
associate said direction of said received signal with a direction of signal detection having a largest amplitude of said received signal; and
process the received signal based on the determined direction being within the restricted area, said processing comprising:
identify a wireless device based on information associated with the received signal;
determine an allowability of the identified wireless device based on the identity of the wireless device; and
prevent continued transmission from the identified wireless device when allowability indicates not allowed.

US Pat. No. 10,165,434

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING WIRELESS TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for controlling a transmission device within a coverage area serviced by a station, the system comprising:a personnel management system configured to:
receive a transmission from each of a plurality of known transmission devices within the coverage area;
a wireless transmission detection system configured to:
detect a signal transmission from a transmission device, said transmission device being different than, and not included among, said plurality of known transmission devices; and
a control center comprising:
a data base containing:
a characteristic of each of the known transmission devices;
an identification of at least one transmission device; and
an association of the identification of the at least one transmission device with a corresponding one of the plurality of known transmission devices; and
a processor in communication with a memory, said memory including code, which when accessed by the processor configures the processor to:
receive the transmissions from each of the plurality of known transmission devices and the detected signal transmission from the transmission device;
extract:
an identity of the plurality of known transmission devices from corresponding ones of the received transmissions and an identity of the transmission device from the detected signal transmission;
match the identity of the transmission device with one of the identified known transmission devices based on said association information in the data base;
and
determine an allowability of the identified transmission device to communicate with the station based on the attribute information of the matching identified known transmission device in the data base.

US Pat. No. 10,251,149

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AND DETERMINING A LOCATION OF A WIRELESS TRANSMISSION

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing communication access in a designated area, the system comprising:a first system comprising:
at least one transmitting system configured to transmit a pre-determined signal into the designated area, wherein at least one transmission element is located within the area, said pre-determined signal initiating a time-frame, said time-frame comprising a plurality of time slot windows; and
at least one receiving system configured to receive a response signal, from a corresponding one of the at least one transmission element, in response to the pre-determined signal, said response signal being received in a time slot window assigned to said corresponding one of the at least one transmission element, wherein each of the at least one transmission element is assigned a corresponding one of said time slot window in which to generate said response signal; and
a second system comprising:
at least one receiving system configured to receive a transmission from a transmission device, wherein said transmission being independent of, said response transmissions; and
a processing system comprising:
a processor configured to:
receive information associated with the response signal received from corresponding ones of said at least one transmission element and the transmission from said transmission device;
associate the transmission device with a selected one of the at least one transmission element;
associate the selected one of the transmission elements with a corresponding user based on received information within the response signal associated with the selected one of the at least one transmission element; and
determine an action to be performed based on the received information.

US Pat. No. 10,757,753

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmitting devices, said system comprising:at least one transceiving facility configured to:
provide signal detection coverage of an area;
detect transmission signals from one of the wireless transmitting devices;
transmit at least one signal into said area, wherein said at least one signal causing said one of the wireless transmitting devices to establish a communication channel with, and attach to, the system;
a processor in communication with said at least one transceiver facility and a memory, said memory including code, which when accessed by the processor causes the processor to:
receive, from at least one of said at least one transceiving facility, the detected transmission signal associated with the one of said wireless transmitting devices, wherein said received signal transmission being associated with a communicative action;
determine an identification of the one of said wireless transmitting devices from information associated with said detected transmission signal;
determine a type of said communicative action from information associated with said detected transmissions signal;
determine an allowability of said identified wireless transmitting device to operate within the area based on an analysis of parameters associated with said identified wireless transmitting device, said analysis comprising evaluating current parameters associated with said identified wireless transmitting device in conjunction of parameters associated with prior parameters associated with said identified wireless transmission device;
provide instruction to an action facility regarding the determined allowability of said identified wireless transmitting device and said type of communicative action; and
connect the one of said wireless transmitting devices to the action facility, wherein the action facility is configured to:
initiate at least one event depending on the determined allowability of said identified wireless transmitting device to operate in the area and the type of communicative action.

US Pat. No. 10,425,527

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmitting devices, said system comprising:at least one transceiving facility configured to:
provide coverage of an area, and
transmit least one signal, wherein a power of the transmitted at least one signal received within the area is at a greater value than a signal received in the area transmitted by a telecommunication facility associated with the area; and
detect at least one transmission signal from one of said wireless transmitting devices;
a processor in communication with said at least one transceiving facility and a memory, said memory including code, which when accessed by said processor configures said processor to:
receive, from the at least one transceiving facility, at least one signal associated with the at least one detected transmission signal,
determine a location and an identification of said one of said wireless transmitting devices associated with the detected at least one transmission signal;
determine an allowability of said one of said wireless transmitting devices to operate within said area based on said identification and location of said one of said wireless transmitting devices;
provide an indication regarding the detection of said one of said wireless transmitting devices to the telecommunication facility, said indication providing information regarding said determined allowability and said identification of said one of said wireless transmitting device,
receive, from said telecommunication facility, information regarding said one of said wireless transmission devices, said information comprising historical information regarding usage of said one of said wireless transmission devices;
re-confirm said indication of allowability based on said received information; and
manage said one of said wireless transmitting devices based on said re-confirmed allowability.

US Pat. No. 10,631,166

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing wireless transmission devices within an area, said system comprising:a processor in communication with at least one transmission detection facility and a memory, said memory including code, which when accessed by said processor configures said processor to:
receive at least one signal associated with at least one detected transmission from a transmitting device among said wireless transmission devices;
determine an identification of said transmitting device based on information of said detected transmission signal;
determine a person associated with the transmitting device based on the identification of the transmitting device;
determine whether said transmitting device is allowed to transmit from said area based on said person associated with said transmitting device being authorized to operate said transmitting device within said area, wherein determination of a person authorized to operate within the area is based on an expectation said person is within the area, said expectation being based on at least one of: a time of day, a personnel schedule regarding a location of said person within said area and a time said person is to be within the area;
indicate said transmitting device is allowed to operate when said person associated with said transmitting device is determined to be authorized to operate within the area; and
generate a notification to a network regarding the determined allowance of the identified transmitting device to operate within the area.

US Pat. No. 10,299,190

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A device for determining operation of each of a plurality of wireless transmission devices, said device comprising:a processor configured to:
receive, from at least one base station covering an area, information regarding each of said plurality of wireless transmission devices within said area;
establish a schedule based on a number of said plurality of wireless transmission devices, with respect to an interrogation signal, wherein each of the plurality of wireless transmission devices is assigned a response time window a known time after said interrogation signal;
provide said interrogation signal to each of said plurality of wireless transmission devices;
receive transmissions from each of the plurality of wireless transmission devices receiving said interrogation signal during a response time window assigned to a corresponding one of the plurality of wireless transmission devices;
determine an allowability of a corresponding one of the plurality of wireless transmission devices based at least on an identification of said corresponding one of said plurality of wireless transmission device, said allowability being one of authorized and unauthorized;
identify corresponding ones of said plurality of wireless transmission devices as being unauthorized; and
cause said corresponding ones of said wireless transmission devices identified as being unauthorized to be denied further communication.

US Pat. No. 10,367,599

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A transmission detection, identification, and reporting system for detecting wireless transmission usage within at least one of a plurality of predetermined zones, the system comprising:a plurality of wireless transmission detectors capable of detecting a wireless transmission signal associated with at least one of: a cellular communication and a non-cellular communication, wherein at least one of said plurality of wireless transmission detectors is operatively associated with at least one of said predetermined zones;
an action system configured to:
receive said detected wireless transmission signal from a corresponding one of the at least one of said plurality of wireless transmission detectors;
extract from the detected wireless transmission signal identification information of a wireless device associated with the detected wireless transmission signal;
determine from the detected wireless transmission signal a location of the wireless device associated with the detected wireless transmission signal;
determine whether the wireless device associated with the detected wireless transmission signal is a suspect device, wherein the wireless device is deemed suspect based on the location of the wireless device associated with the detected wireless transmission signal being within one of the plurality of predetermined zones; and
affect a handoff of the determined suspect wireless device, wherein the suspect wireless device is not allowed to operate within the predetermined zone;
generate one or more notifications regarding said suspect wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,708,752

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

Binj Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method, operable in communication system, for identifying and managing non-transmitting wireless devices, comprising the steps of:outputting a plurality of signals in a frequency band associated with a communication technology;
receiving a reflection signal corresponding to selected ones of said outputted plurality of signals, said reflection signal being associated with said outputted plurality of signals not absorbed by said non-transmitting wireless devices;
organizing the reflection signals to form a pattern of reflection signals;
determining a null within the pattern of reflection signals, wherein the null is determined as received reflection signals having an amplitude value less than an expected result;
matching the determined null with at least one predetermined null pattern, wherein said at least one predetermined null pattern being associated with an identity of a signal carrier associated with wireless devices; and
identifying a signal carrier associated with a non-transmitting wireless device based on the determined null matching a corresponding one of the predetermined null patterns.

US Pat. No. 10,735,576

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing wireless devices comprising:a processor configured to:
receive information associated with a plurality of wireless devices from a central station associated with an area;
receive second information associated with wireless devices within a second area identified as restrictive within said area, wherein said second information comprises current data and historical data;
receive information associated with parameters associated with said restrictive area;
receive an indication of a detection of a signal, wherein the signal is one of:
emanating from the restrictive area and directed toward the restrictive area;
identify a wireless device associated with the signal;
correlate the identified wireless device with said received second information;
categorize the wireless device based on the correlation,
wherein the categories are selected from a group consisting of: definitively unallowed, definitively allowed, conditionally allowed and suspect; and
prevent said wireless device from communicating when said wireless device is categorized as one of: definitively unallowed and suspect.

US Pat. No. 10,477,401

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing a transmission device within a coverage area of a network formed by a station, comprising:a transceiver configured to:
transmit a signal into an area within said coverage area, said signal defining a local network area;
detect a transmission signal associated with said transmission device; and
a processor configured to:
receive information from the transceiver regarding detected transmission signals;
determine a location of the said transmission device based on the received information regarding the transmission signal; and
determine channels associated with the station;
identify at least one channel not being used by the station as a hold channel;
direct said transmission device to said hold channel;
determine an allowability of said transmission device to receive and transmit signals, wherein the allowability is based on the determined location being within the local network area and an identification of the transmission device, wherein the identification of the transmission device is based on information associated with the transmission signal;
direct said transmission device to a channel being used by the station when said allowability is indicated as allowing the transmission device to receive and transmit signals within the local network area; and
display information associated with the transmission device, said information providing an indication of the determined allowability.

US Pat. No. 10,271,214

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for detecting and managing a transmission device within a coverage area of a network, said method operable in a processor, causing said processor to execute steps comprising:forming a local network within said coverage area, said local network defining a set area within the coverage area;
detecting a transmission signal associated with said transmission device by at least one transmission detection facility;
determining an allowability of said transmission device to receive and transmit signals within at least one area within said set area based on a determined location of the transmission device;
analyzing the network to determine channels being used by the network;
determining at least one channel not being used by the network;
directing said transmission device to one of said determined at least one channel not being used by the network when said allowability is indicated to be not allowed, wherein said transmission device is denied access to the network; and
displaying information associated with the transmission device, said information providing an indication of the determined allowability.

US Pat. No. 10,868,632

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A Transmitting Device Detection System for detecting transmitting device usage within predetermined zones within a facility, the system comprising:a plurality of wireless transmission detection facilities comprising:
an antenna coupled to each of said plurality of wireless transmission detection facilities, wherein at least one of said wireless transmission detection facilities is associated with a corresponding predetermined zone within the facility, each of said at least one wireless transmission detection facility is configured to:
generate a detection signal upon detection of a transmission signal from a transmitting device within its respective predetermined zone; and
a System Monitor system coupled to said plurality of wireless transmission detection facilities, said System Monitor system configured to:
receive at least one detection signal from corresponding at least one of said plurality of wireless transmission detection facilities;
generate at least one alert indicative of said at least one detection signal, the alert comprising at least one of: an identification of the transmitting device associated with the detected transmission signal, a time of the detected signal, and location information of the detected transmission signal, and
an action facility configured to:
receive the at least one alert;
present information associated with the at least one alert on a display; and
determine whether an assistance request is present within the received alert;
determine a type of assistance request determined present within the received alert;
generate an event notification in response to the determination of the type of assistance request being present within the received alert, wherein the event notification is specific to the determined type of assistance request determined within the received alert; and
perform an action specific to the generated event notification.

US Pat. No. 10,645,212

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING ACCESS OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method, implemented on a programmable processor, for managing access of wireless communications devices to a wireless network managed by a central station, said method causing the programmable processor to execute the steps comprising:receiving, from the central station, information regarding wireless communication devices within the wireless network, said information comprising information regarding at least a status of the wireless communication devices within the wireless network;
determining which of said wireless communication devices are within a local wireless network within the wireless network;
affecting a hand-off of said wireless communication devices determined within said local network, said handoff denying communicative service of the wireless communication devices determined within said local network to the wireless network;
provoking each of the wireless communication devices determined within the local wireless network having a selected status information,
registering with the local wireless network said wireless communication devices providing a response transmission;
determining characteristic values of the wireless communication devices providing a response transmission based on information received from the corresponding response transmission; and
retaining control of selected ones of the wireless communication devices having said selected status information.

US Pat. No. 10,419,597

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ LABORATORIES, INC., ...

1. A method for controlling a transmission device within a restricted area within a coverage area controlled by an available base station, said method, operable in a communication control center, causing said communication control center to execute the steps of:transmit a first signal, through a transceiver, said first signal being transmitted at a first signal strength, said first signal strength causing said first signal received in said restricted area to be at a greater strength than a signal strength of a signal transmitted from said available base station received in said restricted area;
receive, through said transceiver, a signal from said transmission device, said signal connecting said transmission device to said to communication control center;
determine, by a processor, identification information associated with said transmission device;
determine, by said processor, an allowability of said identified transmission device within said restricted area based on said identification information;
transmit, through said transceiver, channel information to said transmission device, said channel information causing said transmission device to operate on a channel associated with said communication control center when said allowability indicates said transmission device is not allowed, wherein said transmission device operating on said channel is denied services associated with said available base station; and
reduce, through said transceiver, said first signal strength of said first signal, said reduced signal strength causing said first signal received in said restricted area to be lower in power than said signal strength of said signal transmitted from said available base station in said restricted area when said allowability indicates said transmission device is allowed to operate within the restricted area.

US Pat. No. 11,032,788

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING AND DETERMINING A LOCATION OF A WIRELESS TRANSMISSION

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing communication access of a transmission device in a designated area, the system comprising:a first system comprising:
a transmitter configured to:
transmit a signal periodically to said transmission device, wherein a period of transmission of said transmission is based at least on a number of transmission devices within the designated area, said signal comprising information regarding an assigned time slot window and a start time of said assigned time slot window is unique to said transmission device and, said start time is determined with respect to said signal transmitted by the transmitter;
at least one receiver configured to:
receive a transmission from said transmission device, said transmission comprising a pre-determined signal, wherein said transmission comprising said pre-determined signal being received within said time slot window assigned to said transmission device; and
a processor configured to:
receive, from the at least one receiver, information associated with the pre-determined signal associated with said received transmission;
identify, from information contained within the pre-determined signal associated with said received transmission, a user associated with said transmission device; and
determine an action to be performed based on the identification of the user.

US Pat. No. 10,912,055

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for controlling communication of a transmission device within a space within a coverage area serviced by a wireless station, the system comprising:a first receiver system configured to receive a transmission from each of a plurality of designated transmission devices, wherein the transmission received from a designated transmission device is received in a time slot assigned the designated transmission device;
a second receiver system configured to detect a signal transmission from a transmission device, the transmission device not being one of the plurality of designated transmission devices; and
a processor in communication with a memory, said memory including code which when accessed by the processor configures the processor to:
cause transmission of an interrogation signal to the plurality of designated transmission devices, wherein said interrogation signal defining a beginning of a time frame;
identify each of the plurality of designated transmission devices based on a characteristic of a received transmission from a corresponding one of the plurality of designated transmission devices;
match the transmission device associated with the detected signal transmission with one of the identified plurality of designated transmission devices;
determine a location of the transmission device based on the received signal transmission; and
allow the transmission device to communicate when the location of the transmission device is within the space and the identified designated transmission device matching the transmission device is authorized to operate within the space.

US Pat. No. 10,785,592

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for detecting a transmission device within a set area, the method when executed in a processing system causes the processing system to execute the steps comprising:receiving information regarding said transmission device, said information comprising at least one characteristics of said transmission device including at least one of: a code and a biometric indication;
transmitting a signal to the transmission device based on the received information of the transmission device, said signal causing a change in an operational status of the transmission device;
detecting at least one transmission from the transmission device, said at least one transmission provided in response to said change in operational status of the transmission device, said at least one transmission representing at least a hand-off process transmission;
establishing a communication link with the transmission device to control subsequent transmission from the transmission device based on the hand-off process transmission;
extracting information associated with the transmission device contained in the detected at least one transmission;
processing the extracted information of said transmission device, wherein said extracted information includes event notification information, wherein said event notification information includes at least one of: personnel under duress event, an emergency event, a medical event, an assistance required event, a fire detection event, a police required event, a change in a location event, an exit from a space event, an entry into a space event, a biometric event, a change in a biometric event, an unauthorized movement event, a scheduling event, a scheduled event, a scheduled movement event, a communication activity event, a communication attempt event, and a theft event;
determining an action to be performed depending on the processed event notification information; and
monitoring transmission from the transmission device and the determined action.

US Pat. No. 10,785,593

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

15. A system for managing a transmission device within a set area comprising:a plurality of transmission detection facilities;
a transceiver associated with the plurality of transmission detection facilities;
a memory including software instruction stored therein; and
a processor in communication with the memory and the transceiver, said processor configured to access the software instructions in the memory, wherein the software instructions configure the processor to:
receive, from a source, information regarding the transmission device, wherein said information indicating said transimission device is not active communication with the source;
output a signal, based on the received information, to the transmission device, said signal requiring the transmission device to provide at least one transmission;
detect the at least one transmission by at least one of said plurality of transmission detection facilities;
extract information associated with said transmission device contained in said at least at least one transmission;
determine a location of the transmission device based on said at least one transmission received by the at least one of said plurality of transmission detection facilities;
monitor information associated with said transmission device, wherein said information includes at least one of: location information and data and communications information; and
perform an action based on the information, said action comprising at least one of: tracking of at least one of: a person and an object, determining identification information of the transmission device, determining ownership of the transmission device, determining an allowance of the transmission device to operate within a set area, generating an indication of the determination of allowance to operate, and generating event notification information, wherein said event notification information comprises at least one: personnel under duress, an emergency medical condition, a call for assistance, a fire, a call for police, and a theft.

US Pat. No. 11,039,268

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A method for managing a transmission facility within a set area, said set area being within an area controlled by an external facility, said method comprising:detecting a transmission signal associated with said transmission facility by at least one transmission detection facility;
recording a time of reception of the detected transmission signal at a corresponding one of the at least one transmission detection facility;
receiving information associated with at least one transmission facility within the set area from the external facility, said information including information regarding an identity of a user associated with each of at least one transmission facility within said set area;
extracting from said transmission signal identification information associated with said transmission facility;
identifying a user associated with the transmission facility based on the extracted identification information of the transmission facility and the received information regarding a user associated with each of said at least one transmission facility;
determining a location of said transmission facility utilizing information associated with selected ones of the at least one transmission detection facility,
determining an allowability of said transmission facility to receive and transmit based on said determined location and said identification of the identified user;
providing information regarding said allowability of said transmission facility to at least one action facility; and
responsive to said allowability information, said at least one action facility operates to control subsequent signal transmissions from said transmission facility.

US Pat. No. 10,986,502

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION DEVICES

BINJ Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A system for managing a transmission device within a coverage area of a network formed by a station, comprising:a transceiver configured to:
transmit a signal Into an area within said coverage area, said signal defining a local network area;
detect a transmission signal associated with said transmission device; and
a processor configured to:
receive information from the transceiver regarding said detected transmission signals;
determine a location of said transmission device based on the received information regarding the transmission signal;
determine an allowability of said transmission device to receive and transmit signals, wherein the allowability is based on the determined location being within the local network area and an identification of the transmission device, wherein the identification of the transmission device is based on information associated with the transmission signal;
direct said transmission device to a channel being used by the station when said allowability is Indicated as allowing the transmission device to receive and transmit signals within the local network area;
direct said transmission device to a hold channel when said allowability is indicated as not allowing said transmission device to receive and transmit signals within the local network area, wherein said hold channel represents a channel preventing said transmission device from transmitting to, or receiving from, said station; and
display information associated with the transmission device, said information providing an Indication of the determined allowability.