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Cutting Edge (Computers) #173751

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Rochester, New York: Kevin Newman) The Post Office's use of machines to read bad handwriting on envelopes featured; details given as to how the computer scans the addresses. [Postal worker Jim WEBB, computer scientist professor Sargur SRIHARI - comment on the problem and the machine.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Gina Smith) State of the art voice system for "writing" on computers examined; examples of voice recognition technology shown. [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Dr. Larry SCHWARTZ, software marketing Roger MATUS, industry analyst Jackie FENN - comment on the shift to oral/computer typing.]

Jennings, Peter;
Newman, Kevin;
Smith, Gina

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