Technology Leaders Speak At RSA Conference


Ray Kurzweil speaks on 'Singularity' during the RAS Conference 2007... NachrichtenfotoFinanzen,Kalifornien,Konferenz,Maschinenteil,Ray Kurzweil,Reden,San Francisco,Technologie,USA,Vertikal,Vor Publikum sprechenPhotographer Collection: 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)