Unlocking the Past: Console Hardware and Open Source Gaming Hardware Emulators Through the Ages


Join us on a captivating journey through the annals of gaming history as we explore the evolution of console hardware and the rise of video game hardware emulators. This presentation delves into the hardware of iconic gaming consoles, their technological achievements and open source gaming hardware emulators that followed pursuit. From the Atari 2600 to the cutting-edge PlayStation console, we'll trace the development of console hardware and the rise of open source game hardware emulators that followed.

Discover the fascinating world of video game hardware emulators, tools that have made it possible to relive the gaming experiences of yesteryear on modern devices. Explore the legal and ethical questions surrounding emulation while uncovering the contributions it has made to preserving gaming heritage.

Whether you're a seasoned gamer or new to the world of game hardware emulators, this presentation offers a fresh perspective on the rich history of console hardware, open source gaming hardware emulation and the technological innovations that continue to shape the gaming landscape.

Room 105
Sunday, March 17, 2024 - 11:45 to 12:45