US Patent No. 9,554,190

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION DEVICE USE


Patent No. 9,554,190
Issue Date January 24, 2017
Title System And Method For Controlling Communication Device Use
Inventorship Daniel Hodges, San Francisco, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Scott Hotes, Berkeley, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,554,190

1. A computer implemented method of controlling device use, the method comprising:
receiving from a first user an indication of a schedule of required check-in communications, the schedule corresponding to
a second user;

determining via an agent on a mobile communication device when a check-in communication has been initiated by the second user
using the mobile communication device pursuant to the schedule; and

disabling at least one of an application or a functional component of the mobile communication device corresponding to the
second user responsive to determining at least one check-in communication has not been received pursuant to the schedule.