Patent Details

Patent ID: US9026779_B2

Mobile Communicator Device Including User Attentiveness Detector

Description: Disclosed herein is a mobile communicator that includes a speed detection system for determining whether the mobile communicator is moving faster than a threshold speed. The mobile communicator further includes a user attentiveness detector configured to determine whether a user is inattentive and a sensor element configured to determine orientation of the mobile communicator. The mobile communicator further includes a circuit configured to ensure that a functionality of the mobile communicator is in a turned off state when the speed detection system determines that the mobile communicator is moving faster than the threshold speed and at least one of: (a) the user attentiveness detector determines that the user is inattentive; and (b) the sensor element determines that the mobile communicator is in a substantially vertical position.

Patent Details: https://www.google.com/patents/US9026779?dq=patent+9026779&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMIn7O5nqefxwIVU52ICh06wwBM

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