A vision for the future

The handheld mobile phone has changed the lives of more people than any other innovation. Martin Cooper will discuss the nature of this revolution, its beginnings, and his vision of the impending revolutions that the hand-held phone will engender. The impact of future wireless mobile technology will be far greater than what has happened.

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About Martin Cooper (USA)

Cooper is a pioneer and visionary in the wireless communications industry. With eleven patents in the field, he is recognized as an innovator in radio spectrum management.

While at Motorola in the 1970s, he conceived the first handheld mobile phone and led the team that developed it and brought it to market. He is considered the "father of the cell phone" and is also cited as the first person in history to make a handheld cellular phone call in public.