Tracking system for locational tracking of monitored persons

  • US RE39,909 E1
  • Filed: 07/27/2004
  • Issued: 11/06/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/10/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A monitoring system to provide for monitoring a plurality of monitored persons, the monitoring system comprising:

  • a) a portable monitoring device for each of the monitored persons, each portable monitoring device comprising;

    1) securing means to provide for secure attachment of the portable monitoring device to a respective monitored person;

    2) monitoring means to provide for detecting a bodily signal produced by the monitored person;

    3) transmitting means to provide for transmission of a signal;

    4) tamper detection means to provide for detecting tampering with the portable monitoring device attached to the respective monitored person;

    5) receiving means to provide for receiving a distinct signal generated by a detached sending unit;

    6) intervention means to provide for a mechanical intervention to physically dissuade the respective monitored person from a specific course of action;

    b) transmission acquisition means to provide for receiving the signals sent out by each of the portable monitoring devices;

    c) bodily signal reference creation means to provide for creating of a bodily signal reference as detected by the monitoring means; and

    d) storage means to provide for an archival retention within a database of at least a series of bodily signal references of each of the portable monitoring devices of the monitoring system.

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