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Publication numberUS3594778 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 20, 1971
Filing dateMar 28, 1967
Priority dateMar 27, 1967
Also published asUS3594762
Publication numberUS 3594778 A, US 3594778A, US-A-3594778, US3594778 A, US3594778A
InventorsHerald Vernon R, Kolesar Paul M, Payne Robert A
Original AssigneeStewart Warner Corp
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Display system
US 3594778 A
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Classifications
U.S. Classification345/1.3, 345/168
International ClassificationG09G3/29, G09G3/04, G09G3/28, G06F3/023
Cooperative ClassificationG09G3/04, G06F3/0219, G09G3/29
European ClassificationG09G3/04, G09G3/29, G06F3/02A5