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20 éves a világ első mobilos fotója
ORIGO

1997. június 11-én Philippe Kahn egy észak-karolinai kórházban arra várt, hogy a felesége megszülje lányukat, Sophie-t. Mivel nem mehetett be a szülőszobába, az időt arra használta fel, hogy kitalálta, hogyan tudna a mobiltelefonja segítségével képet készíteni az újszülöttről, hogy azt egyből továbbíthassa is a barátainak. Mindezt persze egy olyan telefonnal, amellyel nem is lehetett fényképezni, és akkor, amikor az internet még bőven gyerekcipőben járt.

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The Camera Phone is 20 Years Old!

When Philippe Kahn and his wife were expecting their first child, his plan was to photograph the event using his smartphone so he could share the event with friends and family. The only problem was that it was 1997 and smartphones hadn’t been invented yet. So, Kahn did what any mathematician / technological envelope-pusher would […]

Happy 20th birthday to the camera phone
Independent.ie

It’s hard to imagine a world without selfies.

It is difficult to believe that the first ever mobile phone photograph was only taken 20 years ago.

The first photograph, like so many since, was taken by a proud father of his new-born baby daughter. Sophie Kahn was born on June 11, 1997. During her mother’s labour, her father Philippe had been banished from the birthing suite for a period of time.

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The “Camera-Phone” is 20 years old today
Pocketnow

Philippe Kahn did not manufacture the first real cellphone with an integrated camera. But he was able to cobble together a Motorola StarTAC, a Toshiba laptop, a Casio QV-10 digital camera and a rat’s nest of cables inside of a hospital in Santa Clara, California, to capture the first picture of his newborn daughter, Sophie.

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In Conversation With The Inventor of The Camera Phone

Philippe Kahn, a French entrepreneur, was waiting for his baby daughter to be born when he hit upon the inspiration for the world’s first camera-photo. It was a summer evening in 1997, and Philippe Kahn was anxiously waiting for his daughter Sophie to be born. Desiring to share her birth instantly with family and friends, […]

Beautyrest® Launches the New Beautyrest® Sleeptracker® Monitor

Bedding Industry’s First Stand-Alone Sleep Monitoring Device Empowers Individuals to Optimize Daily Performance
 (ATLANTA, Ga. – March 21, 2017) – The Beautyrest Brand is proud to introduce the Beautyrest Sleeptracker monitor – a patented sleep monitoring system that pairs with any mattress or foundation, allowing individuals to make their bed a smart bed. This non-invasive […]