William Alfred Higinbotham: Scientist, Activist, and Computer Game Pioneer

  • K. J. Nyitray
  • Published 2011 in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

Abstract

After reading an instruction manual that accompanied a Systron-Donner analog computer, William Alfred Higinbotham was inspired to design Tennis for Two, the first computer game to display motion and allow interactive control with handheld controllers. It was also the first game to be played by the general public—in this instance, attendees of a visitors day… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/MAHC.2011.48

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@article{Nyitray2011WilliamAH, title={William Alfred Higinbotham: Scientist, Activist, and Computer Game Pioneer}, author={K. J. Nyitray}, journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing}, year={2011}, volume={33}, pages={96-101} }