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Old 20 September 2009, 12:01   #336
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Originally Posted by Samurai_Crow View Post
Since Thomas and Gunnar both work at IBM, maybe they know who to talk to to get a decent size production run going. Thomas seems to know what he is doing and Gunnar knows some of the production techniques used to produce working microprocessors such as PowerPC chips. Is IBM big enough for you? (I suspect you may need some salt to gulp down that hat, alexh, but I'll reserve judgment until they get the prototypes working.)
My money is on Alexh

Originally Posted by alexh View Post
I'd like to think it is more likely he's waiting a few years for all possible patents to have expired whereby he can find the funding to make an ASIC instead of an expensive FPGA and come up with a $50 Amiga Joystick type device.
How many years would that be - any idea?
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