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MIT Science Reporter—"Reading by Ear" (1966)

Technological developments for the visually impaired are highlighted on this episode of MIT Science Reporter

Technological developments for the visually impaired are highlighted on this episode of MIT Science Reporter

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.

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