A revolutionary age in communication began on April 3, 1973, when Martin Cooper made the first call from a cell phone in public.
Using a brick-sized gadget, Cooper, a Motorola engineer, called Joel Engel of Bell Labs.
Over the five decades that have passed since that momentous conversation, cell phones have transformed from large, heavy machines to slender, quick, and all-pervasive technologies that impact businesses, society, and interpersonal relationships.
Motorola and Bell Laboratories engaged in a competition to create the first cell phone, with Cooper’s team winning out in the end.
weighed 2.5 pounds and cost $3,900.
Modern smartphones, on the other hand, are more compact, less expensive, and a necessary component of daily life.
Cooper is upbeat about the overall beneficial effects of cell phone use on humanity, even though he recognizes its negative aspects, such as addiction and inattentive conduct.
He highlights that the goal of technology is to improve human experiences and that, despite certain obstacles, cell phones have improved society throughout the previous 50 years.