Software usage measurement apparatus for imposing a proper charge in accordance with number of times multimedia unit data of a software is being processed

  • US 5,887,192 A
  • Filed: 07/24/1995
  • Issued: 03/23/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/10/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A software usage measurement processor for obtaining usage data of software which contains plural items of unit data indentifiable from each other, said processor comprising:

  • processing means for processing the software by each of the unit data;

    counting means for counting a number of times the unit data processed by said processing means whenever each of the unit data is processed by said processing means; and

    determining means for determining an amount of the usage data of the software in accordance with the number of times the unit data is counted by said counting means.

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