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Marty Cooper video, 2000

Identifier: 032.01.17

Video tape of presentation, "Untethering the Internet," delivered by Marty Cooper at the IIT AlumniFest 2000 program on Oct. 6, 2000 in which he discusses his newest innovation, I-BURST, a personal broadband access, representing the third generation of cellular internet access.


  • Creation: 2000

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Videos

Biographical Note

Martin "Marty" Cooper (B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1950; M.S., 1957 from Illinois Institute of Technology) is known for his work at Motorola where he was a member of the team which invented the cell phone in 1973. Cooper is an IIT Life Trustee and recipient of a 2010 Alumni Medal. He was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2000.044

Related Material

Find another copy in 2006.031/02


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 10/23/2000

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