US Patent No. 9,402,155

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INDICATING A STATE OF A GEOGRAPHIC AREA BASED ON MOBILE DEVICE SENSOR MEASUREMENTS


Patent No. 9,402,155
Issue Date July 26, 2016
Title System And Method For Indicating A State Of A Geographic Area Based On Mobile Device Sensor Measurements
Inventorship Andrew Weiss, San Ramon, CA (US)
Scott Hotes, Berkeley, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,402,155

1. A method for providing an indication of one or more states of a geographic area, the method comprising:
providing an application on a plurality of mobile devices enabling collection of measurements from sensors on the plurality
of mobile devices;

acquiring via the application sensor data comprising audio data based on sensor measurements comprising sound measurements
taken by the plurality of mobile devices at a plurality of locations;

acquiring location data corresponding to the plurality of locations of the sensor measurements;
determining, by at least one processor, a plurality of states of a geographic area corresponding to the plurality of locations
based on the audio data and the location data, the plurality of states comprising a plurality of densities of people of the
geographic area; and

providing via the application an indication of the plurality of states of the geographic area to a particular user of one
of the plurality of mobile devices, the indication comprising a mapping of the plurality of densities of people in the geographic
area.