Ray Kurzweil speaks on 'Singularity' dur...
San Francisco, UNITED STATES: Ray Kurzweil speaks on 'Singularity'... ニュース写真アメリカ合州国,カリフォルニア州,カンファレンス,スピーチ,テクノロジー,ファイナンス,レイ・カーツワイル,機械類,米カリフォルニア州 サンフランシスコ,縦長,話すPhotographer GABRIEL BOUYSCollection: AFP 2007 AFPSan Francisco, UNITED STATES: Ray Kurzweil speaks on 'Singularity' during the RAS Conference 2007 in San Francisco, 07 February 2007. Kurzweil was the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first omni-front optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of recreating the grand piano and other orchestral instruments and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition. He has received thirteen honorary Doctorates and Honors from three US presidents. AFP PHOTO/GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)