André LaMothe

Computer Scientist, Author

1972 –


Who is André LaMothe?

André LaMothe is a computer scientist, author, embedded systems developer and game programmer. He was responsible for the development of hardware and software for artificial intelligence research and worked specifically on the sparse distributed memory project at NASA's Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science.

LaMothe attended San Jose State University where he triple majored in mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering.

LaMothe is an international best selling author and his books on game programming have sold up to 400 to 500 thousand copies in total, and has written numerous video games for 8-bit computers, including, among others, the first-person shooter 3D Rex-Blade series in the mid-1990s. Other projects he has pioneered in was the development of the first super computer virtual reality location-based games while working at Vision of Reality using the Sense8 API and SGI Onyx super computers.

LaMothe is the creator of the XGameStation, one of the world's first video game console development kits.

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Jun 14, 1972
United States of America
  • San Jose State University

on July 23, 2013


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