MOBILITY AT 40
You may think mobile technology is something new, but it’s taken generations to get where it is today.
The idea of mobile hand-held universal communications devices readily available to an eager public may seem like a recent development. But the concept has been around almost since the early days of radio. And the cell phone itself turns 40 this year. The device’s creator, Martin Cooper, who worked at Motorola, to his rival, Joel Engel, head of research at Bell Labs. One may only imagine how that exchange went.
way we do practically everything – including travel.
Here’s a look at how we got where we are today, y and where we may be headed tomorrow.