On June 11th, 1997, Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone solution to share pictures instantly on public networks. The impetus for this invention was the birth of Kahn’s daughter, when he jerry-rigged a mobile phone with a digital camera and sent photos in real time. In 2016 Time Magazine included Kahn’s first camera phone […]
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The entrepreneur reminisces about his first camera phone picture as part of a Best Buy spot expected to be shown during Sunday's big game.
This is apparently the first picture taken and sent by a cell phone. It is Philippe Kahn's daughter, born June 11, 1997. Kahn is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded Borland, and then in 1994, he founded Starfish, a wearable co...
On June 11, 1997, Phillipe Kahn witnessed the birth of his daughter—and also became the father of a brand-new technology.
Conscious Minds, a creative content studio with locations in Los Angeles, California and Portland, Oregon, have created a very thoughtful documentary about how Phillipe Kahn invented the first camera phone in 1997, with help from hi...