Ed Larkin is the founder of Xavier Technologies, LLC. He also is the Designer/Developer of the PLA "Motion Controller". He has over 30 years of experience developing/inventing computer gaming devices and has received patents for several of his gaming peripherals throughout his career. 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. Many more of his products can be seen on the History page link.
Ed got addicted to video gaming in the 80's when he founded Alternative Engineering. He worked at home in the daytime and worked at Digital Equipment Corporation on the second shift at night. His company made computer add-ons for the Bally Home Arcade computer using the name "VIPER" systems. (Video Image Processing Equipment Research) The company also won over several other competitors to get the exclusive rights to produce the hardware for a ground-breaking graphics language called Z-GRASS 32. One of his companies Z-GRASS systems is on display at the National Video Game Museum in Frisco Texas.