Inventor of the Super8 Sound Recorder, the first low-cost way of synching sound with Super 8 film. He also invented Code Name Sector, one of the first handheld video games.
In 1968, he earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Harvard University.
In 1980, his handheld video game Merlin was named the best selling game of the year.
He had a son, Rob, with wife Holly Doyle.
Director Jean Luc Godard bought one of the editing systems he invented.