Marconi Prize recipient, Martin Cooper, highlighted in Carmel Valley News – October 7, 2013

Marconi Prize recipient, Martin Cooper, highlighted in Carmel Valley News – October 7, 2013

Marty received praise in the Carmel Valley News as recipient of the 2013 Marconi Prize. “The Marconi Prize was awarded at dinner in the 17th century Palazzo Albergati, one of Bologna, Italy’s showplaces, with more than 220 Italian luminaries, academics, business leaders and wireless industry executives from all over the world in attendance.” Read more about the evening’s festivities honoring Marty.

Martin Cooper wins coveted Marconi Prize – October 2, 2013

Martin Cooper wins coveted Marconi Prize – October 2, 2013

The Marconi Society awarded Marty the 2013 Marconi Prize for his “pioneering contributions to the handheld cellphone and its associated technology and commercialism.”  The Marconi Society was founded in 1974,  by Gioia Marconi Braga, in honor of her father who is often credited with inventing the radio.

With the presentation of the Prize in Bologna, Italy, on 10/1/2013, Marty joins a “small elite group of scientists who have been at the forefront of every advance in communications theory and technology since the latter half of the Twentieth Century.”  

Marty wins Telecom’s ‘Nobel’…The Marconi Prize – October 2013

Marty wins Telecom’s ‘Nobel’…The Marconi Prize – October 2013

Inside Bologna Magazine profiled Marty in their Autumn 2013 edition. Marty’s great accomplishment “was to make the telephone absolutely personal.”  Read more about the historic moment when Marty opened up the world to personal communications between people “our of earshot, out of sight — or even out of the country!”

Happy-Talking-Bologna-Autumn-2013

Happy Talking Bologna-Autumn 2013

Quella prima volta senza fili – Wired.it, September, 2013

Quella prima volta senza fili – Wired.it, September, 2013

In recognition of Marty as the 2013 recipient of the Marconi Prize, Wired.it sat down with him to discuss how the revolution of portable cellular phone came about. The article, written in Italian, is available here.

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Quella prima volta senza fili – Wired – September, 2013 (3)