Telephone-based personnel tracking system

  • US 5,646,839 A
  • Filed: 09/14/1994
  • Issued: 07/08/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/29/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for tracking employees and generating employee reports, the method comprising:

  • receiving telephone calls by a computer system from calling telephones located at various work sites;

    detecting calling number identification (Caller ID) data which precedes the telephone calls, said Caller ID data operating in a manner of ANI information for the identifying telephones;

    receiving from each of the calling telephones calling employee identification data which identifies a calling employee;

    providing an employee identification data base containing valid employee identification data;

    verifying the calling employee identification data against the data stored in the employee identification data base;

    creating telephone call records of incoming calls and stamping each telephone call record with a time and date mark; and

    generating a report containing information which defines for each telephone call record the location from which the telephone call was received based on said Caller ID data, the time and date of the telephone call and the identity of the employee.

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