US Patent No. 9,444,929

MOBILE DEVICE USAGE ACTIVITY REPORTING SYSTEM AND METHOD


Patent No. 9,444,929
Issue Date September 13, 2016
Title Mobile Device Usage Activity Reporting System And Method
Inventorship Daniel Hodges, San Francisco, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,444,929

1. A navigation method comprising:
monitoring at least one of location data or sensor data of a plurality of mobile devices corresponding to a plurality of users;
monitoring usage activity occurring on the plurality of mobile devices comprising at least one of voice communication, electronic
messaging, or application usage;

determining whether the plurality of mobile devices are operating in respective moving vehicles based on the at least one
of the location data or the sensor data;

determining whether the usage activity occurs while the plurality of mobile devices are operating in respective moving vehicles;
determining where the monitored usage activity occurs based on the at least one of the location data or the sensor data of
the plurality of mobile devices;

receiving a navigation request via a particular mobile device;
determining by a processor a route based on the determination of where the monitored usage activity occurs and whether the
usage activity occurs while the plurality of mobile devices are operating in the respective moving vehicles; and

providing by the processor via the particular mobile device navigation assistance comprising the determined route.