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Ralph H. Baer (March 8, 1922 - December 6, 2014) was a German-born American inventor, noted for his many contributions to games and the video game industry. On March 22, 1971 Baer filed a patent application for TV Gaming Apparatus which would become the Magnavox Odyssey in 1972. He invented SIMON in 1977. In 2006, he was awarded the National Medal of Technology for inventing the home console for video games and spawning the video game industry.

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