06978303 is referenced by 90 patents and cites 55 patents.

A utility operates on a networked PC and periodically executes a callback process to capture data to create discrete events. The callback process is periodically started, and it writes an event f either a frame period of 15 mins. has expired or the used application has changed, whichever is earlier. A protection program executes in parallel with a main program, both checking for a mutex of the other and re-starting the other if the mutex ceases to exist. Event data is automatically classified according to productivity classifications associated with applications.

Title
Monitoring of computer usage
Application Number
9/696177
Publication Number
6978303 (B1)
Application Date
October 26, 2000
Publication Date
December 20, 2005
Inventor
Joseph Stockton
Dublin
IE
Martin McCreesh
Dundalk
IE
Agent
Jacobson Holman PLLC
Assignee
Iontal
IE
IPC
G06F 011/34
G06F 011/34
G06F 015/173
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