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Transcript of Martin Cooper
2-6-2013 Legacy Martin Cooper developed the first hand held mobile phone.
The humble mobile phone has transformed out lives beyond recognition over the vast 15 years.
He also invented the first wireless police radio made for the Chicago police department. Early Life He served in the Navy for 4 years working on destroyers and submarines.
He was born in Chicago,Illinois on December 26, 1928.
He worked as a successful electrical engineer. Struggles It was a ten year long process bringing the cell phone to market.
It took seventeen years for the initial phone and subscribers.
And marketing to the world but today there are more subscribers to mobile phones than fundlines allover the world. Cooper Content Ten years later and four changes later the phone was lighter and cost about $4,000 Mr. Cooper left Motorola shortly before they were sold in public.
This phone known as the Motorola Dynatac handset was very small weighing about two pounds with thirty five minutes of talk time.
Cooper Company is also responsible for the production of antenna technology which is used to make the internet and people more friendly by allowing high speed internet for a senceable price. Cooper Quotes "People want to talk to other people not a house or an office or a car. Given a choice,people will demand the freedom to communicate where ever they are".
"Unpetrade by the infamous Cooper Wine , it is that freedom we suggest to rivalry demonstrate in 1973".
"Whenever you create a universal device that does all things for all people it does not do any things well". Content Sources
http://inventors.about.com http://www.time.com/time/ http://www.helium.com/ http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=martin+cooper&source=images&cd=&docid=smU4J7Y9eHpFBM&tbnid=pO1o1lKp8yxsvM:&ved=0CAQQjB0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.computerworld.com%2Fs%2Farticle%2F76692%2FThe_Story_So_Far&ei=WQMQUbr4DOOpiAK06IHQBg&bvm=bv.41867550,d.cGE&psig=AFQjCNHCwMM_Z-ETAmeLWCSkVElhy9OA0A&ust=1360090324404925 http://www.computerworld.com/ http://www.engology.com/eng5cooper.htm He was a former general manager for the systems division at Motorola.
The first call was made to his rival , Joel Engel , Bell Labs head of research.
Martin Cooper now leads Motorolas research department.