After Dickson developed the basic technology

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After Dickson developed the basic technology, Edison worked with him to perfect the  sound reproduction and image quality. He filed a patent for the Kinetograph, used to  take pictures, and the Kinetoscope, used for viewing pictures, in 1891. Although he was  busy with the ore-milling project and did not get a chance to effectively market and  package the new inventions for a few years, the Kinetoscope was the first commercially  used viewing technology. They were placed in viewing parlors, called Nickelodeons,  which charged customers twenty- five cents admission to peer into each machine. The  first parlor was opened in Manhattan in April 1894. Although the Kinetoscopes were instantly successful, trouble heated up when  competitors began pushing for the development of a screen projection camera and  Edison's relationship with Dickson deteriorated. Dickson left West Orange during the 
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