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Ex parte Fressola
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Fressola applied to patent a method and system of producing stereographic images of celestial objects. The invention required a digital computer under program control to be used with an input device and display device. Using distance information, it would take stereographic images and offset one of the two images on a display device. Fressola's Claim 42 read: "A system for the display of stereographic three-dimensional images of celestial objects as disclosed in the specification and drawings herein." Fressola's Claim 42 was rejected by the examiner because it did not point out and distinctly claim the subject matter. Fressola appealed.
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