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Stevie Wonder
Program:
[Stevie Wonder demonstrates Kurzweil reading machine, tape 1]
Original Airdate: 4/29/1985

Length: 00:20:32
Item Type: newstape - original footage


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Description : Abstract
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.

Format : Tape 3594   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 102120 
VHS cassette 102216 
Betacam cassette 102220 
digital betacam cassette 102221 

Subject : Keywords
African American musicians
Business
Technology

Subject : Personal Names
Kurzweil, Raymond
Wonder, Stevie

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Digital Corporation

Type : Genre
News - Unedited



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