Ex parte TAYLOR et al. - Page 7

          Appeal No. 95-4722                                                          
          Application 07/946,226                                                      

          that the perspective axis of the view be changed.  This result              
          is not accomplished by the simple interpolation of captured                 
          values according to appellants [brief, pages 12-14].                        
          Based on the record established in this case, we agree                      
          with appellants that the teachings of Wah Lo and Travis do not              
          collectively suggest the invention of claims 1-17 and 21-24.                
          Wah Lo has nothing to do with changing apparent viewing                     
          positions in creating a depth image.  Rather, Wah Lo teaches                
          that a depth image on a lenticular photograph should have                   
          precisely three image bands under a lenticular screen of                    
          approximately thirty degrees [column 4, lines 34-37].  The                  
          three image bands result from a picture taken of a scene                    
          through three different lenses.  The apparent viewing position              
          of each view is established by the fixed relationship between               
          the lenses.  Wah Lo does nothing in creating the photograph to              
          change these apparent viewing positions [note that the                      
          apparent viewing positions remain unchanged in going from FIG.              
          6 to FIG. 7].  Whatever the apparent viewing position is in                 
          Wah Lo when the image is captured is retained in producing the              
          lenticular photograph.                                                      


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