Pong Hacks

Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Back in the late 60s, German-born gadgeteer Ralph Baer began inventing what later became known as video games. Over the ensuing decades he would develop Pong, the rifle you could point at the screen that was the precursor to the Duck Hunt shotgun,...
Human-Computer Interactive Whiteboard Pong

Human-Computer Interactive Whiteboard Pong

Take a regular whiteboard, markers, and a projector and you can play Pong on your wall.  It’s a physics based engine that reacts to it’s real time surroundings.  The program recognizes the black lines and causes the ball to behave...
Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

I succeeded in compressing all the electronics for this watch in to a 10mm-thick case. The 96×64 OLED display runs continuously – unlike older LED watches, there is no need to press a button to see the time. Battery life is 25 hours, so...