[Stevie Wonder demonstrates Kurzweil reading machine, tape 1]
Original Airdate: 4/29/1985
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Digital Corporation sponsors a demonstration of the evolution of voice technology at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. A moderator and a group of speakers answer questions from the audience about voice technology and computing technology. The speakers and audience discuss the importance of access to this technology by the blind and disabled. The moderator introduces Stevie Wonder (pop singer). Wonder speaks to the audience about the opportunities provided to him through technology. Wonder discusses his experiences with technology and explains how he works with a Kurzweil reading machine, a DECtalk computer and a synthesizer to compose music. Wonder thanks the creators of this technology. Tape 1 of 2.
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African American musicians
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