Ralph Baer, the inventor of video games in New Hampshire, passed away at the age of 92. He had arrived in the country in 1938, fleeing the Albania Mobile Number List Nazis in his native Germany. His interest in electronics was born then as a necessity.
He repaired items in his teens. In 1943, during World War II, he was drafted into the intelligence area of the militia. Then he would graduate with a Bachelor of Science from a high school in Chicago. In 1970 the German-designed the first video game console, which was known as the “Brown Box”. It was later popular by Magnavox under the name Odyssey. He was once called the Alva Edison of video games (Popular Electronics)”He had a youthful enthusiasm,” noted his friend Brother Cell Phone List Leonard Herman, who reported the news of his death. Ralph Baer not only invented the Odyssey, but several other items, such as the light gun, for other games and worked on various associated toys. He received multiple accolades in life, including from the Institute of Electrical Engineering for cutting edge work, a medal from George W. Bush, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Video Game Development Conference.