Bob Doyle

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Birthday
19, 1936
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

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.

Before Fame

In 1968, he earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Harvard University.

Trivia

In 1980, his handheld video game Merlin was named the best selling game of the year.

Family Life

He had a son, Rob, with wife Holly Doyle.

Associated With

Director Jean Luc Godard bought one of the editing systems he invented.