Atari, Inc.

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Atari, Inc. was incorporated in California in 1972 to engage in the design, manufacture and sale of electronic entertainment systems. It was a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles, and home computers. The donor, Allan Alcorn, was Vice-President, Research, for the company. He designed and developed Pong video game, as well as Space Race, Gotcha, and Pong Doubles among other computer video amusement games.

From the description of Atari, Inc. business plans, 1974-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864739

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referencedIn Wharton School. Industrial Research Unit. Records, 1941-2001 (bulk, 1968-1988). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Stephen M. Cabrinety Collection in the History of Microcomputing, ca. 1975-1995 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Atari, Inc. Atari, Inc. business plans, 1974-1975. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Alcorn, Allan. Al Alcorn papers relating to the history of video games, 1973-1974. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Alcorn, Allan. person
correspondedWith Cabrinety, Stephen M. person
associatedWith Wharton School. Industrial Research Unit. corporateBody
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United States
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Video games--History
Electronic games industry--History
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Active 1974

Active 1975

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