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"Reading by Ear" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

In this 1966 "Science Reporter" television program, MIT Electrical Engineering Professor Samuel Mason discusses cutting-edge technology being used to focus on the challenges of providing education to visually impaired people through improved sensory aids. In his laboratory Mason demonstrates an experimental system that uses a computer that can read aloud in spelled speech from an ordinary printed text. Hosted by reporter John Fitch '52. Produced by MIT and WGBH. MIT Museum Collections. [T6049]

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