The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) Search & Rescue division has been using MotionX-GPS on the iPhone as a critical time-saving navigation tool during search and rescue alarms. Due to the often treacherous Honolulu terrain, distress calls from hikers and tourists in trouble is a daily occurrence. When hikers or tourists call 9-1-1 from their mobile […]
Creator of the Camera Phone discusses his latest venture, Fullpower-MotionX
All Things D – Feb 6, 2012 – by Ina Fried. If you want to learn more about the first camera phone, the Super Bowl could be your chance. Inventor Philippe Kahn talks about it in a Best Buy ad running in the first quarter. In a promotional video that ties in to the ad, […]
CNN Money The Fullpower MotionX vision for Smartphones on CNN Motion is life and life is motion. Motion is the next paradigm shift for phones. Philippe Kahn discusses the Fullpower vision for the MotionX technology platform and sensors in mobile phones and wearable devices.
The next paradigm shift for mobile is “sensing”. The Nintendo Wii as well as screen rotation on the iPhone are examples of simple implementations of motion sensing in mass market devices. To build more advanced sensing solutions, the challenge is similar to that of speech recognition: It takes a lot of technology to get […]
“Your uncle Invented the Camera Phone!?” is what I said before a friend introduced me to Philippe Kahn. Back in 1997, Kahn hacked together a camera phone to easily send photos of his newborn daughter to family and friends. That piece of lore is gadget history 101. What many people don’t realize is that Philippe […]
A decade ago — 10 lousy years ago — the cellphone camera was invented. This is almost impossible to comprehend. The cellphone camera is now almost as much a part of daily life as toothpaste. On an increasingly regular basis, the technology alters world events, as when that Iraqi guard used his cellphone cam to […]
The gadget that perverts, vigilantes, and celebrity stalkers can all agree on. Michael Agger – Slate Ten years ago, Philippe Kahn was walking around a hospital with a cell phone and a digital camera. His dadly mission: to share pictures of his newborn baby girl. With an assist from Radio Shack, he linked the two […]