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"ray kurzweil was the principal developer of the first omni-font optical
character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the
blind, the first ccd flat-bed scanner, 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. ray has successfully founded and developed nine
businesses in ocr, music synthesis, speech recognition, reading technology,
virtual reality, financial investment, cybernetic art, and other areas of
artificial intelligence . all of these technologies continue today as market
leaders. ray's web site, kurzweilai.net, is a leading resource on artificial
ray kurzweil was inducted in 2002 into the national inventors hall of fame,
established by the u.s. patent office. he received the $500,000 lemelson-mit
prize, the nation's largest award in invention and
innovation. he also received the 1999 national medal of technology, the
nation's highest honor in technology, from president clinton in a white
house ceremony. he has also received scores of other national and
international awards, including the 1994 dickson prize (carnegie mellon
university's top science prize), engineer of the year from design news,
inventor of the year from mit, and the grace murray hopper award from the
association for computing machinery.
he has received twelve honorary doctorates and honors from three u.s.
presidents. he has received seven national and international film awards.
ray's books include the age of intelligent machines, the age of spiritual
machines, and fantastic voyage: live long enough to live forever. four of
ray's books have been national best sellers and the age of spiritual
machines has been translated into 9 languages and was the #1
book on amazon in science. ray kurzweil's new book, published by viking
press, is entitled the singularity is near, when humans transcend biology."