US Patent No. 9,661,126

DRIVING DISTRACTION REDUCTION SYSTEM AND METHOD


Patent No. 9,661,126
Issue Date May 23, 2017
Title Driving Distraction Reduction 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. 9,661,126

1. A method comprising:
accessing location data and/or sensor data of a mobile device corresponding to a first user;
determining by a processor that the mobile device is operating in a moving vehicle based on the location data and/or the sensor
data;

disabling at least one function of the mobile device based at least on determining that the mobile device is operating in
a moving vehicle;

receiving an override request from a first user via the mobile device;
generating by the mobile device responsive to the override request a user-actuatable data recording interface on the mobile
device configured to enable capturing a photo and/or a video and/or an audio recording;

providing instructions to the first user via the mobile device to capture the photo and/or the video and/or the audio recording
responsive to receiving the override request;

capturing by the mobile device the photo and/or the video and/or the audio recording responsive to user actuation of the data
recording interface on the mobile device;

transmitting the photo and/or the video and/or the audio recording captured via the user actuation of the data recording interface
on the mobile device to a second user;

enabling the at least one function responsive to the override request and the user actuation of the data recording interface.