Ray Kurzweil Net Worth

Net Worth: $27 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Writing, Business, Invention
  • Birth Place:

    Queens, New York City, New York, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Sonya R. Kurzweil)
  • Full Name:

    Raymond Kurzweil
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About Raymond Kurzweil

American author, inventor and futurist, Raymond "Ray" Kurzweil has an estimated net worth of $27 million. When entrepreneur Kurzweil introduced the Kurzweil Reading Machine in 1976, it was hailed as the most important advance in reading for the blind since Braille. The machine scans ordinary printed materials, which are then read aloud by computers. Its text-to-speech process was considered a landmark in the use of artificial intelligence and has provided the basis for numerous information technologies since. He is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He is the author of several books on health, artificial intelligence (AI), transhumanism, the technological singularity, and futurism. Born Raymond Kurzweil February 12, 1948 in Queens, New York, United States.

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