Vest pocket telephone was the device invented by Charles E. Alden in 1906 as claimed. However, no certain proofs arouse to the multitude of quantities manufactured for use. This was the earliest detail about mobile phone.
The patent of wireless telephone, technically named as cave radio, happened in this year. It was issued to Nathan Stubblefield. Considerably, this cave radio was the first wireless telephony patented in United States of America.
During the World War II, the military of several countries utilized radio telephony as they sailed for war. This was the first recording of communication transmission. This device was invented by Reginald Fessenden. Specifically, it was a phone-to-ship communication device of radio telephony.
In 1945, mobile technology service called Zero Generation heralded. Not quite similar to the mobile phone service utilized; however, this communication facility conveyed information through singular frequency channel.
In the same decade, telephone companies namely Bell System and Illinois Bell Telephone Company pioneered communication servicing through mobile calls in June 17 and October 2, 1946 respectively. Specifically, the first mobile phone was assembled at a car. The transmittal of information occurred through the utilization of vacuum tubes and relays.
Bell Labs engineers of AT&T further developed the cellular phone communication during this decade. Conversely, in 1956, first automatic car phone system called Mobile System A was introduced at Sweden.
It was not until this year that Motorola Company headed by the chief of portable communication products John F. Mitchell released the first handheld mobile phone. It was this company that heralded the transition of car-installed communication device to practical, handy mobile phone. In fact, the company’s manager Martin Cooper was the first person to use this phone after it was released in April 3, 1973. Nicknamed the “brick”, this wireless cellular phone weighed two pounds, which was quite cumbersome to carry.
Tokyo, Japan’s company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone pioneered the launching of the first commercial mobile phone. Later on, countries of Denmark, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom, Mexico, and Canada introduced their cellular networks to their consumers.
In this year, Motorola DynaTAC created the US first generation (1G). It was a costly invention, which resulted to a talk time of thirty minutes and charge time of ten hours.
The second generation (2G) defied the innovation of the first. It was launched by Radiolinja utilizing the Global System for Mobile Communications standard developed by European Telecommunications Standards Institute.
In the same year, the launch of the first digital phone call heralded in United States of America.
Apple Company began creating the iPhone system. During the same year, the first commercial short message service (SMS) was used.
In order to transfer pictures, videos, and other data from one mobile phone to another at short range, Bluetooth Technology was created by Telephone Communication Company, Ericsson.
This was the year of innovation because of the creation of Smart Phone and 3G. Specifically, the first Smart Phone was Kyocera QCP6035, which had 8 megabytes of internal memory. Meanwhile, 3G was introduced in Japan by the NTT Docomo Inc.
Mobile phones were installed with camera; thereby, it made such device both a communication and image recorder.