Tech Break

Oct 20th 2017

Tech Break 4493

Philippe Kahn: Birth of the Camera Phone

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Birth of the Cameraphone
Guests: Philippe Kahn
Category: TWiT Bits

Philippe Kahn founded Borland, Starfish Software, LightSurf, and Fullpower Technologies. He talks to Leo Laporte about inventing the first cameraphone while his wife was in labor, soldering a digital camera to a Motorola StarTac cellphone in the hospital, and cobbling it all together just in time to take the first picture of his newborn daughter.

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