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Rene Alphonse Higonnet

Born: 1902
Birthplace: Valence, France

Photo composing machine—Moyroud and Higonnet developed the first practical phototypesetting machine, the Lumitype—later known as the Photon—which was first demonstrated in 1946 and introduced in America in 1948. (1985)

Died: 1983

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