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A Video Interview with Lu Packard
Lucile Packard’s contributions to Hewlett-Packard Company are hard to overstate. When the young company was still struggling to establish itself, her income working in the Registrar’s Office at Stanfo ...
Beaming: HP’s e-Beam System
Hewlett-Packard’s e-beam system, developed by HP Labs, used electron beams to etch designs into silicon microchips more finely than light beam technologies.
Creating China Hewlett-Packard
During a visit to China by then-Hewlett-Packard CEO John Young in 1984, Hewlett-Packard’s history of good relations with the country culminated in an agreement to establish China Hewlett-Packard, a jo ...
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Dave and Lu Packard established the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in 1964 to help manage their philanthropic giving. After Dave died in 1996 (Lu predeceased him in 1987), he left the bulk of his ...
Driving The Industry Forward: HP 9114
The HP 9114 was a portable (floppy) disk drive designed as a companion to the company’s first laptop, the 110. Limitations in wireless technology and semiconductor memory in the mid-1980s made a porta ...
Fit for a King: Swedish King Visits HP
Swedish King Carl XVI visited Hewlett-Packard’s facilities at Stanford Research Park on March 13, 1984.
Fit for a Queen: Queen Elizabeth II Tours HP
Hewlett-Packard’s reputation for cutting-edge technology and a unique company culture made it a subject of international fascination. Many foreign dignitaries opted to visit Hewlett-Packard facilities ...
Inkjet Printheads for the People
With an inkjet printer, characters were painted on paper by spraying the ink through very tiny holes in the printhead. To keep the printheads reliable and low maintenance, they were designed to be dis ...
Pooling Efforts: Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute were two of Dave’s favorite philanthropic projects. Founded with the support the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Dave an ...
The HP 2225: Jetting into the Future
Printing changed forever with the first inkjet, the 2225 ThinkJet released in 1984. It was Hewlett-Packard’s first commercial desktop printer to use inkjet technology and the first to use the Hewlett- ...