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July 28 IEEE CES Meeting: Game On! Origins of the Atari 2600

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society (CES) was able to recruit  Joe Decuir –  one of the original designers for the chips used in the Atari 2600 (see bio below) and helped build the video game industry.  His talk will include a historical view of the Atari 2600 which changed the course of video game console design.

Abstract:

Speaker Bio:  

Joe Decuir, IEEE CE Society Distinguished Lecturer & Board Member was a  System Engineer for the Atari 2600 & Atari 800 products.

Joe is still having an interesting career.  He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to video games and computer graphics (Atari and Amiga).  He has spent a long time since on wired and wireless communications standards, including dial up modems, USB and Bluetooth.  He is still working on the “Internet of Things” (aka “internet of threats”).  Joe is a distinguished lecturer for IEEE Consumer Electronics Society.  He is also on the CES Board of Governor.  He is the chair of the 2015 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference.

Admission Fee: Open to all – to attend

Date & Time-line:

July 28, 2015
6:30 – 7:00 Pizza + Soft Drinks, Networking
7:00 – 8:30 Talk and Questions/Answers

Meeting Place:   

NVIDIA -Marco Polo Room,Building E
2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara, CA

Please Register Here    (Please register in advance.  If you cannot register in advance, you can still show up at the door, but seating is not guaranteed.  Please allow extra time for NVIDIA security sign in.)
IEEE CES members – free
IEEE Student members – free
IEEE members – $5 (pay at door)
non-members – $10 (pay at door) You do not need to be an IEEE member to attend!

IEEE CES Upcoming Events are listed here.

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