Our desktop apps for Windows and Mac can be configured to automatically update your status based on your computer activity. If you leave your computer unattended, Simple In/Out will check you out. Simple In/Out will then check you back in once you've returned to using your computer.
If your users live on their computers like we do, this is a great feature to keep the board up-to-date. When activity happens on their computer, Simple In/Out will make sure they are checked in. When their computer is idle, Simple In/Out will check them out. No more forgetting to update statuses.
Automatic activity updates will only take effect if it changes the user's status. Users can use the Simple In/Out app to leave a custom status comment (e.g. "At Dentist") and the automatic out update that happens when their computer goes idle will leave the custom comment intact.
When activated, Simple In/Out is notified from the operating system itself that the computer is no longer active. When we receive that message, we let Simple In/Out know that you are idle. After a certain amount of idle time, we update your status.
If the app cannot tell the Simple In/Out cloud that you've left, we'll still detect you've gone idle after a certain period of time and update your status accordingly.