“Father of Mobile,” Marty Cooper said in an interview at the World Mobile Communications Conference MWC that one day, phones will become devices integrated with human skin. , Rather than the black rectangular tablet that people already are accustomed to.
Cooper made the first call on April 3, 1973
Marty Cooper invented the first phone in 1973. This week, he won the Lifetime Achievement Award on MWC to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first call on Sixth Avenue. Cooper said he never thought that phones would become portable computers today. “50 years ago was a very primitive era,” he said. “At that time, there was no Internet, no large-scale integrated circuit, and no digital camera.”
On Monday, he said in an interview on MWC: “The next generation will implant their phones under their ears. This kind of device does not need to be charged because your body is a perfect charger. When you eat, you eat and when you eat, you can eat it. Your body will generate energy, right? You can produce energy in your body. You only need a little energy to run this headset. “His vision is a stage that hints to human beings in the future. At that time, the human body was enhanced by powerful microchips and sensors. At present, several startup companies are developing technologies that combine computers and human brains, such as Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface company Neuralink.
Marty Cooper pointed out that today’s smartphones have become too complicated, there are too many applications, and the screen is not suitable for face compilation. “Whenever I don’t wear a headset, I have to stick this flat material on my curved face, and lift my arm in an awkward posture.” He said.