Faraday Pocket Carry & Utility Pouch by BLACKOUT SPEC

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We live in a digital world surrounded at all times by cameras, microphones, GPS transmitters, Bluetooth trackers, and network monitors. From the webcams on our computers to the mics on our cell phones, believe it or not, someone is always watching, always listening. 

Inspired by the Faraday Bags used by military special forces to transport confidential information, the BLACKOUT EveryDayCarry Faraday Cage is all you need to effectively go off the grid. More than just a signal jammer, the BLACKOUT case is elegantly designed with the highest quality materials and the greatest attention to detail. 

 

In designing the BLACKOUT Everyday Carry Faraday Cage we wanted something as beautiful as it was functional. Our cases had to not only block out all communication signals to and from your phone, they also had to be sexy enough for you to bring everywhere. 

MILITARY GRADE SHIELDING. After almost a year and a half of research and development we were able to engineer the perfect signal jamming material. Using a patent-pending blend of copper, steel and eco-synthetic leather we made and tested over 20 different designs before settling on the current model. We based our designs on the US Military Specifications for Faraday Electromagnetic Shielding technologies as specified in military document MIL-B-81705 Rev. C.

In fact our EMP shielding materials are so effective they not only block out all cell phone signals they also block GPS, Wifi, Bluetooth & EMR in all relevant frequencies from 100 kHz to 5 GHz. 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE FORM MET FUNCTION. With all this amazing technology, we had to pack it into something as beautiful as it was functional. Our design philosophy is simple: use the best materials, keep it simple, and let form meet function. Here's what we came up with.

 

KEEP YOUR IDENTITY SECURED. According to the federal trade commission some $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016 from identity theft crimes alone. Of those, most were regular citizens like you and me. Identify theft can happen anywhere at any time from taking a bus ride to work to sitting in your local coffee shop. This is a crime that knows no boundaries. 

Don't let people take your information or listen in on your conversations. Protect yourself.

In the spirit of Kickstarter, we wanted to showcase the design process and thinking that went into developing the BLACKOUT Everyday Carry Faraday Cage. Throughout the design process, we had a few key elements we wanted to incorporate into the case. The case had to be effective in stopping electromagnetic signals while also being sleek and sexy.

 After coming up with the initial dimensions we rendered the case using CAD software. 

At first we wanted the BLACKOUT case to be made of canvas and then textured neoprene. Here are some of the first prototypes.

We didn't like the way it came out so we went back to the drawing board. After multiple drafts we couldn't nail down the look we wanted, so we reached out to the guys over at Bomber & Company. They agreed to meet with us and after a quick lunch decided to jump on board. 

Right off the bat, they suggested we switch from neoprene to premium eco-synthetic leather and incorporate YKK zippers into the design. They rounded out the corners, blacked out everything and voila! 

Here's their updated CAD:

 

Much better in our opinion. After finalizing the designs, we met with a new factory and made our first prototype using the eco-synthetic weatherproof leather. After much experimentation we expanded the case to fit larger smartphones and added more RFID protection throughout the entire case. We added pockets, a customized zipper pull, upgraded YKK zippers, and finally a hand-embossed BLACKOUT logo.

 

 

 

100% SATISFACTION MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE. At BLACKOUT Everyday Carry we stand behind each and every one of our products. We mean it when we say we use the best materials and pay the greatest attention to detail. We only release products after they have undergone rigorous testing and examination. As such, every BLACKOUT product comes with a full lifetime warranty. That means if your BLACKOUT ever breaks or falls apart, send it back and we will replace it free of charge.  

It is our mission to keep your digital information safe and sound. As a small start-up based in San Francisco, CA your support means the world to us. We were founded on the principle that your information belongs within your sphere of privacy and no governing body, person, or company should have access without your permission. Help us give power back to the individual in an ever-growing digital world. Thank you! 

 

Risks and challenges

If BLACKOUT Every Day Carry is successfully funded, we will have to make sure everything goes according to plan to meet the promised deadline. We have manufacturing, operations, and logistics set up and ready to go. The funding raised on Kickstarter will be used for production and manufacturing. Although we do not see any direct risks and challenges, there are always indirect or unseen tasks that may present itself during the process of productions. We hope to run everything as streamlined as possible and also ahead of schedule to make you the most secure carrying case ever.

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