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Teenage inventor creates retro game console

For teenage entrepreneur Ernest Pereira, gaming is going small. The 18-year-old innovator is releasing a limited run of his retro game console, the Duinodrive, before shipping off to the Naval Academy in the summer. The Duinodrive — which can fit in the palm of your hand — comes in a kit that users assemble themselves to fully understand the technology behind the video game. Users can share, download games through their Duinodrive account and even create their own games to play.

Pereira first started developing the console in 2017 before his senior year and has been growing the product throughout his involvement with the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) where he studied aerospace engineering. Read more.