Software which will recognise if the PC on which it resides has been stolen. Initial ideas are to have a database on the Net of all protected PCs which have been stolen and for all protected PCs to periodically check this database to see if it is itself listed. On finding that it is listed and therefore suspects it has been stolen a variety of actions could take place, such as the modem dialling a predetermined number, so that the 'Calling Line Identity' of the telephone call will give a trace to the physical location. It should work on the largest possible range of PCc Any method of preserving the program code or IP address information after reformatting of the PCs disk would be invaluable. Such as concealing the IP address or code in the clock RAM area, where it is battery preserved and read only memory. Thus any change of IP would trigger an "I'm stolen" event.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done. 2) Installation package that will install the software (in ready-to-run condition) on the platform(s) specified in this bid request. 3) Complete ownership and distribution copyrights to all work purchased.
As many platforms as possible. All Windows from Win 95 to XP Mac too if possible