US 9,813,101 B1
Electronic privacy apparatus and related methods
Jonathan Philip Landry, Ellington, CT (US)
Filed by Jonathan Philip Landry, Ellington, CT (US)
Filed on Dec. 9, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/373,567.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/352,201, filed on Jun. 20, 2016.
Int. Cl. H04M 1/00 (2006.01); H04B 1/3888 (2015.01)
CPC H04B 1/3888 (2013.01) 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus for enveloping a portable communication or storage device, comprising:
a plurality of walls configured to at least partially enclose the portable communication or storage device;
a processor; and
a first shutter associated with one or more of said walls, and operatively coupled to said processor, said first shutter being disposed so as to overlie a first camera lens of the portable communication or storage device, said first shutter having a first condition in which the taking of digital impressions with the first camera lens is unobstructed, and a second condition in which the taking of digital impressions with the first camera lens is hindered,
wherein:
said processor is configured to verify that the apparatus is in engaging contact with the portable communication or storage device before allowing said first shutter to toggle from said second condition to said first condition thereof.