MARTIN COOPER - Inventor of the Mobile Phone

Photos taken at his office in Del Mar, Californa for Brazilian magazine 'Send'.

 

August 2008

 

From WIkipedia:

"Martin Cooper (born in Chicago, Illinois) is considered the father of the mobile phone (as distinct from the car phone). Cooper is the CEO and founder of ArrayComm, a company that works on researching smart antenna technology and improving wireless networks, and was the corporate director of Research and Development for Motorola. He received his degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1950 and received his master's degree from the same institution in 1957.

 

In 1995, Cooper received the Wharton Infosys Business Transformation Award for his technological innovations in the communication field. Cooper is also a member of Mensa."

  • TimMarchphoto 7y

    Awesome! How far the cell phone has come.....thanks to Martin and his foresight. Great portrait!
  • belle_vue_ 7y

    OMG!! How it was... )) In my country the first cell phones was named "communication with the Moon" because of their size )))

    amazing, very expressive photo!
  • Hello Chicago 7y

    They called it "the brick'. It was the size and weight of a brick.
  • Rozwithart 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Media Me, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Vasili Andreyev 6y

    Real history.
    Very proud to see him
  • Martin Cooper 1y

    Can't believe i share my name with such greatness
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