Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Fun Facts: Ralph H. Baer

Born: 8 March 1922

Age: 88


Jewish

Occupation: Inventor

Title: The Father of Video Games

Groundbreaking Work: The Brown Box

Fought World War II

Degree: Bachelor of Science







Awards

- Legend Award : for his work in the development of video games

- National Medal of Technology by President George W. Bush: in honor of his "groundbreaking and pioneering creation, development and commercialization of interactive video games"

- IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award

- Pioneer award at GDC (Game Developers Conference)

- 2008 Developers Choice Awards "Pioneer" award.
(The award recognizes individuals who have contributed the advancement of the videogame industry through technology, concept, or gameplay design)

-National Inventors Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the United States Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C


Here are some pictures of him and his inventions:








































 THE BROWN BOX!!!!






1 comment:

  1. ES EL MEJOR INVENTO DE TODOS LOS TIEMPOS LOS VIDEOJUEGOS TERMINARAN DE UNIR MAS AL MUNDO.
    ESTO ES UN MEGA INVENTO FELICIDADES
    FOREVER

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