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About Pong Gruppen

Pong Gruppen is a Swedish Asian restaurant chain. It caters to a diverse spectrum of clients, large and small, offering fine dining and fast food, in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Headquarters Location

Drottninggatan 71c

Stockholm, 111 36,


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Allan created Pong as a demo for his boss. It sparked a $296 billion supernova

Nov 27, 2022

We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Normal text size Very large text size Ralph H. Baer, a German-American inventor, conceived of playing games on a television screen in 1966. His vision resulted in the first video game console, the Magnavox Odyssey. Four years earlier, Stephen Russell and a team of computer scientists at MIT had used their newly acquired $US120,000 PDP-1 computer to make a game called Spacewar! The creation of Pong spawned a gaming phenomenon. Credit:Atari Earlier still, there was Tennis for Two, produced by American physicist William Higinbotham using an oscilloscope in 1958. There even exists a design and patent for a “cathode-ray tube amusement device” that dates back to 1947. But the origin story of the commercial video game industry, today valued at $US200 billion ($296 billion) and growing fast, is much easier to pinpoint. November 29, 1972. The day Atari released their first video game, Pong. Advertisement In an exclusive video interview, Pong designer Allan Alcorn reveals how he unwittingly found himself at the nexus of the technology and entertainment industries. Alcorn thought the first assignment he was given by the fledgling video game company Atari would simply be practice for engineering the next big thing. That assignment – a simple ball and paddle game – turned out to be the next big thing. “This is insane. I’ll go along with the gag, but we’ll see how long it takes to blow up and I’ll go back and work at Ampex,” he said. Alcorn would soon become chief engineer at Atari, where he recruited several notable employees, including an 18-year-old tech called Steve Jobs. But that’s another story. This is the story of Pong and 50 years of the video game industry, created by Tom Compagnoni. Save

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Pong Gruppen Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Pong Gruppen founded?

    Pong Gruppen was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Pong Gruppen's headquarters?

    Pong Gruppen's headquarters is located at Drottninggatan 71c, Stockholm.

  • Who are Pong Gruppen's competitors?

    Competitors of Pong Gruppen include Bores and 4 more.

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