US Patent No. 9,749,458

DRIVING WITHOUT DISTRACTION SUPPORT SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,749,458
Issue Date August 29, 2017
Title Driving Without Distraction Support System
Inventorship Daniel Hodges, San Francisco, CA (US)
Tasos Roumeliotis, Orinda, CA (US)
Assignee Location Labs, Inc., Emeryville, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,749,458

1. A method comprising:
transmitting a device control application to a plurality of mobile devices, the device control application configured to:
access at least one of location data or sensor data of a particular mobile device on which the device control application
is installed;

determine when the particular mobile device is in a moving vehicle based on the at least one of the location data or the sensor
data;

disable at least one functional component of the particular mobile device based on determining that the particular mobile
device is in a moving vehicle;

provide operation data corresponding to use of the device control application on the particular mobile device-to a particular
user of the particular mobile device via a user interface, the operation data comprising at least one of:

distance traveled with the device control application active and a total distance traveled by the particular mobile device;
or

length of time the particular mobile device is operated with the device control application active relative and a total time
the particular mobile device is operated; and

transmit the operation data through a network;
receiving by a network connectable computing system from the plurality of mobile devices operation data corresponding to use
of the device control application on the plurality of mobile devices;

aggregating by a processor the operation data from the plurality of mobile devices wherein the aggregated operation data comprises
at least one of:

distance traveled by the plurality of mobile devices with the device control application active and a total distance traveled
by the plurality of mobile devices; or

length of time the plurality of mobile devices are operated with the device control application active and a total time the
plurality of mobile devices are operated; and

selectively transmitting the operation data of the plurality of mobile devices to a plurality of users of the plurality of
mobile devices, the device control application further configured to provide to the particular user of the particular mobile
device via the user interface the operation data of the plurality of mobile devices.