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Image title: 
Harry Olson with a voice-operated speech synthesizer, typewriter and language translator
Credit line: 
RCA Laboratories, Princeton, N.J., courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Description: 

Dr. Harry Olson, Director of the Acoustical and Electromechanical Research Lab at RCA's David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, N.J., is shown with a voice-operated speech synthesizer, typewriter and language translator. This equipment was recently unveiled at a meeting of the acoustical society of American in New York City. Left, rear, voice synthesizer. Foreground, left to right, loudspeaker for voice synthesizer, phonetic typewriter and type coder, language translator and speech analyzer, microphone.

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Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 9.5 x 7.5 inches)
Person(s): 
Olson, Harry F. (Harry Ferdinand), 1901-1982