Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Invention of cell phone

The terms cell phone, cellular phone, mobile phone and wireless phone all refer to the same type of voice-centric mobile device that has become the essential personal communication tool everywhere.

Cellular phone use has grown rapidly since the device was developed in the 1970s; roughly one billion mobile handsets are now in use worldwide.

American inventor Dr Martin Cooper, Motorola engineer is usually credited with making the handheld cell phone a reality.

He was the first who set up the base station in New York and used the world’s first cell phone, the Motorola DynaTac, to place cell phone call on April 3, 1978 while walking on a street of New York City.

When Martin Cooper developed his first cell phone, it was designed for people like taxi drivers who needed to make calls on the move. The first cell phone as commercially manufactured in 1977 in Chicago.

The first cell phones in the 1980s were large and were usually in staled in vehicles.

It was in the 1990s that the mobile phone hit the mass market and evolved into a fashion accessory.
Invention of cell phone 

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