EACA

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For other groups referred to by this acronym, see Evangelical Anglican Church of America and Evangelical Anglican Church In America.
EACA Industries Ltd
Industry Computer hardware
Fate Wound Up
Defunct 1983
Headquarters Hong Kong
Key people
Eric Chung Kwan-yee
Products Video Genie, Genie I, II, III, Colour Genie

The Hong Kong-based EACA group of companies was established in December 1972 by Eric Chung Kwan-yee (alias Chung Bun), a businessman of humble beginnings from mainland China who stealt into the then British colony from Guangzhou as a young man. [1]

EACA International Ltd was a manufacturer active from 1975 to 1983, producing Pong-style television video games, and later producing thousands of computers under the Genie name. These included the Video Genies I, II and III (which were Tandy TRS-80 Model I-compatible) and the Colour Genie. Along with Radio Shack clones they also produced Apple II computer compatible machines.[2]

Just as distributors were promoting a new 16-bit machine in late 1983, the heavily indebted group went into liquidation at the hands of receivers. Eric Chung was rumoured to have fled Hong Kong for Taiwan, leaving a seaside villa and massive debts in his wake.

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