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"1982" - 8 Total Result(s)
A Meaningful Medal: HP’s Deming Prize
Yokogawa Hewlett-Packard was only the third Japanese company with American ties to win the Deming prize, an esteemed award for quality management.
A Total Quality Tieclip
The Deming Prize medal, which Hewlett-Packard won in 1982, was one of the highest honors for Total Quality Management in the world, but it wasn’t easy to carry around. This Deming Prize tieclip allowe ...
Hand Picked: HP 75C Handheld Computer
The HP 75C was the first product Hewlett-Packard designed and marketed as a full-blown handheld computer rather than a calculator. The 75C was programmable in BASIC, had a magnetic card reader and use ...
Plotting: HP 7470A Pen Plotter
Hewlett-Packard’s 7470A graphics pen plotter from 1982 sought a practical solution to a prominent printing challenge. Plotters had previously held the paper still while a mechanical arm drew an image. ...
Remembering A Game Changer: HP 35 Pin
By the time Hewlett-Packard issued this pin commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the HP 35, the device had transformed the company — and the tech industry.
Sketched Out: Compaq Portable PC
Sometimes, big breakthroughs in technology can take place outside the office. Ted Papajohn designed the original Compaq Portable PC on a placemat from the House of Pies in Houston in 1982. This illust ...
The 3.5″ Floppy Disk: HP 9121
Hewlett-Packard’s 9121 drive was among the first devices in the United States to use 3.5″ floppy disk drives. It was also the first Hewlett-Packard product to use a new sort of slim, stackable form fa ...
The Desktop Mainframe: The HP 9000
The HP 9000 Technical Desktop series was the beginning of a new level of involvement from Hewlett-Packard in the workstation and server markets. The first computer in the HP 9000 series, the 520/9000 ...