BIO

PLA LABS LLC

Ed Larkin is the founder of Xavier Technologies and PLA LABS. He is also is the Designer/Developer of the " ALT Motion Controller".

He has over 30 years of experience developing/inventing computer gaming devices. He got addicted to video gaming in the 80's when he got his Bally Home Arcade computer. He founded Alternative Engineering to make add-ons for the Bally Home Arcade computer using the name "VIPER" systems. (Video Image Processing Equipment Research). During this time he worked for Digital Equipment Corporation at night and on the projects during the day.
His company also won over several other competitors to get the exclusive rights to produce the hardware for a ground-breaking graphics language called ZGRASS 32.One of his companies Z-GRASS 32 systems is on display at the National Video Game Museum in Frisco Texas

In 1994, he created the Mouse Bungee and for the next 16 years sold it to gamers all over the world.
In 2010, Razer bought the Mouse Bungee from him. Razer also hired him to work on their Innovation Design Team as an Engineering Consultant.

Long before illuminated keyboards existed, he designed the "Cyberlyte" a keyboard illumination device to play games in the dark for added realism.
He has received many patents for several of his gaming peripherals throughout his career.