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Milestone-Proposal:Interactive Video Games
Milestone Buildings Exist Yes
Milestone Plaque Mounting Details The milestone plaque will be mounted on the left pillar (outside) that leads into the front employee/visitor lobby of BAE Systems.
Milestone Present Site Owner BAE Systems
Milestone Site Access Details The site is accessible from the visitor parking area. Visitors will not have to go through BAE Systems Security to visit the plaque.
Milestone Site Description The achivement was developed in a small ro The achivement was developed in a small room opposite the 5th floor elevator at the intended site in 1967 and 1968. The intended site was formerly the historic Jackson Mills building. In 1826, Charles C. Haven constructed Indian Head Co. mill to manufacture woolen goods. In June 1830, Indian Head Co. was incorporated under the new Jackson Co. The Jackson Co. and its 1,200 operatives merged with Nashua Manufacturing Co. in 1916 before being sold to Textron, Inc. in 1945. The Jackson Co. was the last mill to close in December 1951. In 1952, the buildings became home to Sanders Associates, and later to BAE Systems. ders Associates, and later to BAE Systems.
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section New Hampshire  +
Proposed Milestone Location 95 Canal St., Nashua, New Hampshire 03064 GPS coordinates to be determined
Proposed Milestone Name Interactive Video Games, 1966  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation The "Brown Box" console, developed at Sand The "Brown Box" console, developed at Sanders Associates - later BAE Systems - between 1966 and 1968, was the first interactive video game system to use an ordinary home television set. This groundbreaking device and the production-engineered version Magnavox Odyssey game system (1972) spawned the commercialization of interactive video games, which became a multi-billion dollar industry. ch became a multi-billion dollar industry.
Proposed Milestone Year 1967-1968  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 25 July 2014 15:45:43  +
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