The Extraordinary True Story of the First Camera Phone

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Phillipe Kahn invented the first camera phone on June 11th, 1997, the day his daughter was born. He had his jerry-rigged system, a mobile phone plus a digital camera, in the delivery room and was able to capture little Sophie held in his arms. That photo was emailed to friends and family who marveled at both the baby and the feat. This film by Conscious Minds re-enacts the birth of the camera phone, an invention that forever changed the way we document the world around us… More at National Geographic.

You need to click the link to watch the video, not the video still at the top. Thanks to Joanne for the link.

Categories: Articles, Photography

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