Security switch

  • US 8,924,708 B2
  • Filed: 08/19/2013
  • Issued: 12/30/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/22/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for securing a personal device that includes a device core and a peripheral device from unauthorized access or operation, the personal device having an envelope or surface, the system comprising an internal isolated switch having operating functions that cannot be affected by either the personal device core or by a peripheral device, wherein the isolated switch includes an internal component located within the envelope or at least partially on the surface of the personal device and wherein the isolated switch internal component is selected from the group consisting of a mechanical element without an electrically operated bypass and an electronic/electrical element separated electrically from elements or components of the personal device.

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