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What does the data tell us? The fantastic team of Fullpower Scientists, using the AI-powered Sleeptracker® platform to analyze several millions of nights of sleep from millions of individuals worldwide, dating all the way back to 2011 find that: – 23% of sleepers are Owls (perform best in the evening) – 28% Larks (perform best […]

“1997: The Birth of the Camera Phone” Wins Industry Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The short film, “1997: The Birth of the Camera Phone,” has been selected as both a Vimeo Staff Pick and as a featured film on the Short of the Week website. Created by Conscious Minds, the film depicts how technology innovator Philippe Kahn (currently CEO of Fullpower Technologies) […]

The first photo shared from a phone just turned 20
Digital Photography Review

Sharing photos from a phone is easy as breathing these days, and we have Philippe Khan to thank for paving the way. In June 1997, he achieved a technological first that would be repeated countless times in the following decades: he shared a digital photo instantly.

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The story of the first digital photo ever shared via cell phone
TechSpot

Philippe Kahn may not be a name you’re familiar with (or maybe you are) but his contributions to early mobile technology and social media are difficult to overlook.

It was 20 years ago this past Sunday – June 11, 1997, to be exact – that Kahn snapped a photo of his just-born daughter Sophie with a mobile phone and shared it over the Internet with around 2,000 friends, family and business connections.

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Happy Birthday Camera Phone! Your Papa Is Very Proud of You

Twenty years ago, at the Sutter Maternity Center in Santa Cruz, Calif., while his wife was in labor, Philippe Kahn hacked together a Motorola StarTAC flip phone, a Casio QV digital camera that took 320 by 240 pixel images, and a Toshiba 430CDT laptop computer. When he took a picture with the camera, the system […]

A baby girl and the camera phone were born 20 years ago

Twenty years ago Sunday, Philippe and Sonya Kahn spent 18 hours at a hospital in Santa Cruz, waiting for their baby Sophie to be born. Like nearly all expectant fathers, Philippe Kahn planned to take a picture of the new baby but, instead of waiting till he got home to distribute the photo to friends […]

20 years ago first camera-phone photo taken
Canoe.com Tech

Starting off with saying. “It was 20 years ago today,” immediately conjures up an image in one’s mind of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. But this time, “Image” is the operative word, as exactly two decades ago today, the first camera-phone photo was taken and shared – a feat we certainly take for granted today.

Philippe Kahn, a mathematician, technology innovator and entrepreneur took the photo. It was a picture of the birth of his daughter Sophie, now a university student, and he shared it with 2000 friends and family members around the world.

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Se cumplen 20 años de un bulo: la primera foto enviada con el móvil
Eldiario.es

Utilizar el móvil para enviar fotos es tan habitual que cuesta creer que hace unos años no fuera posible. Los momentos importantes, y los no tanto, ahora quedan inmortalizados a través de un sencillo gesto: desbloquear el smartphone, abrir la cámara, hacer la foto y subirla a redes sociales. Pero ¿quién fue el pionero?

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