123-year-old talking doll recording surfaces
The cylinder phonograph record. (Photo: Thomas Edison National Historic Park)
"After creating a digital model of the record's surface using a three-dimensional optical scanning technology, researchers then saved the audio stored on the record as a .WAV audio file. The sound of the recording is faint and the first syllable of the first word of the recording is missing, but after more than a century, the sound of a human voice comes through."
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