History of the Cell Phone

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  • Samuel Morse -- He came up with the idea of the Electromagnetic Telegraph.

    Samuel Morse -- He came up with the idea of the Electromagnetic Telegraph.
    History of Cell PhonesHe came up with the idea of the Electromagnetic Telegraph.
  • Samuel Morse -- Constructed an Electromagnetic Telegraph

    Samuel Morse -- Constructed an Electromagnetic Telegraph
  • Samuel Morse -- Introduced the concept of wireless by conduction

    Samuel Morse -- Introduced the concept of wireless by conduction
  • Michael Faraday -- He studied whether space could indeed conduct electricity.

    Michael Faraday -- He studied whether space could indeed conduct electricity.
  • James Clerk Maxwell -- released a paper called "Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" stating light, energy, and magneticism are related.

    James Clerk Maxwell -- released a paper called
  • Dr. Mahlon Loomis -- The first person to communicate through wireless via the atmosphere.

    Dr. Mahlon Loomis -- The first person to communicate through wireless via the atmosphere.
  • AT&T, Bell Laboratories, introduced the idea of cellular communications

  • Martin Cooper -- Father of the Cell Phone; hired by Motorola

    Martin Cooper -- Father of the Cell Phone; hired by Motorola
  • First handheld radio was made for the Chicago Police Department

    First handheld radio was made for the Chicago Police Department
  • First Demonstration of the 30-ounce Dync-Tac Cell Phone

    First Demonstration of the 30-ounce Dync-Tac Cell Phone
  • The DyncTAC phone became commercialized and cost $3,500.00.

    The DyncTAC phone became commercialized and cost $3,500.00.
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    Dr. Mahlon Loomis -- he transmitted telegraphic messages at a distance of 18 miles between the tops of Cohocton and Beorse Deer Mountains in Virginia.