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Barney Oliver: The Boss of HP Labs
The first head of HP Labs was Barney Oliver, who had joined Hewlett-Packard as head of R&D in 1952 and who Bill and Dave had known since their undergraduate days at Stanford. Oliver remained at the he ...
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.
Cloud Covered: HP Labs G-Cloud Demo
HP Labs developed a demonstrator for G-Cloud technology at its Bristol, England, facility, the home of the HP Security Lab. G-Cloud combined the advantages of cloud computing with the exacting securit ...
Forty Years of Innovation at HP Labs
The 40th anniversary of HP Labs was a grand affair, with figures from the company’s earliest days coming out to celebrate.
Launching HP Labs
HP Laboratories officially launched in 1966. The new division was created to give engineers the freedom to pursue research and development without the pressure of needing to find an immediate path to ...
Memristors: From Theory to Reality
First conceived in 1971, memristors existed only in theory until 2008, when HP Labs announced it had successfully developed them. Memristors are similar to transistors, a basic component of microchips ...
Now in 3D: 3D Printing with CEO
During the tenure of Meg Whitman (center) as CEO of Hewlett-Packard, the company made tremendous advances in 3D printing technology, which had the potential to revolutionize and democratize fabricatio ...
Personalized Gift Cards
Hewlett-Packard continued to push the envelope of what custom printing could do. During a 2014 tour of HP Labs, CEO Meg Whitman (second from the left, in office 2011–2015) saw a prototype of a gift ca ...
Thanking Barney Oliver with an HP 35 Plaque
The development of the first handheld scientific calculator (the HP 35) was no small feat and the undertaking proved to be a revolutionary moment in the tech industry. In recognition of this milestone ...
Vic Carson: HP’s First Lab Employee
Vic Carson (left) was the first Hewlett-Packard employee dedicated to lab work and R&D. Thousands would follow in his footsteps, with HP Labs becoming a dedicated division in 1966.