05483276 is referenced by 287 patents and cites 23 patents.

Systems and methods are provided for promoting use by an audience member of a portable broadcast exposure monitoring and/or recording device in accordance with a predetermined usage criterion. A sense signal is provided indicating whether the device is being carried with the person of the audience member, and a time signal corresponding with the sense signal is also provided. An indication to the audience member of whether the audience member's usage of the device has been in accordance with the predetermined usage criterion is provided based on the sense signal and the corresponding time signal.

Title
Compliance incentives for audience monitoring/recording devices
Application Number
8/101558
Publication Number
5483276
Application Date
August 2, 1993
Publication Date
January 9, 1996
Inventor
Wylie Wong
Silver Spring
MD, US
Thomas W White
Annapolis
MD, US
Carol P Stowell
Chevy Chase
MD, US
Ann B Seiler
Annapolis
MD, US
Carole M Schmidt
New Carrollton
MD, US
Amy E Pearl
Washington
DC, US
Susan V Osborn
Columbia
MD, US
Roberta M McConochie
Annapolis
MD, US
James M Jensen
Columbia
MD, US
Jon R Brooks
Silver Spring
MD, US
Agent
Curtis Morris & Safford
Agent
Eugene L Flanagan III
Assignee
The Arbitron Company
MD, US
IPC
H04H 9/00
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