US Patent No. 10,492,031

BIO-POWERED LOCATOR DEVICE


Patent No. 10,492,031
Issue Date November 26, 2019
Title Bio-powered Locator Device
Inventorship Andrew Weiss, San Ramon, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,492,031

1. A method of locating an individual, comprising the steps of:providing a location sending device including a location determining device, an accelerometer, at least one battery, and a bio-related electric generator for recharging the at least one battery;
embedding the location sending device, including the location determining device, the accelerometer, the at least one battery, and the bio-related electric generator, in an elastic band of an article of clothing comprising at least one of pants, underwear, or a shirt;
determining by the location sending device a transition to a new user motion state from a prior user motion state based at least on data from the accelerometer and data from the location determining device;
sending by the location sending device out the new user motion state responsive to the transition; and
receiving by a network-connected computing system location information and the new user motion state from the location sending device via a network.