US 11,055,445 B2
Activating an electronic privacy screen during display of sensitve information
Arnold S. Weksler, Raleigh, NC (US); Jason Pratt Parrish, Durham, NC (US); Jerry Thomas Paradise, Durham, NC (US); and Neal Robert Caliendo, Jr., Raleigh, NC (US)
Assigned to Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Filed by Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Filed on Apr. 10, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/683,873.
Prior Publication US 2016/0300081 A1, Oct. 13, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 7/04 (2006.01); G06F 21/84 (2013.01); H04B 1/3827 (2015.01); H04W 4/02 (2018.01)
CPC G06F 21/84 (2013.01) [H04B 1/3827 (2013.01); H04W 4/027 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
receiving, on a display device, a request to display data;
detecting, using a processor, whether a factor indicating a need for privacy is present;
activating, responsive to detecting that a factor indicating a need for privacy is present, an electronic privacy filter of the display device; and
displaying, on the display device, the data with the electronic privacy filter, wherein the data with the electronic privacy filter is viewable by a user.