HP Labs Palo Alto, USA

About the site

HP Labs' worldwide headquarters in Palo Alto is perched on a hillside just a few miles from the famous HP garage that is known as the birthplace of Silicon Valley.

The spirit of invention that Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard brought to their garage workshop prevails at the Palo Alto lab, where researchers are pursuing advances in such fields as analytics, systems research, networking and mobility, printing and content.

The lab, founded in 1966, is less than a mile from Stanford University . Palo Alto and the surrounding area is known world-wide as the home to a truly innovative and diverse technical community

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Research programs

With a majority of HP Labs researchers located on site, our research at HP Labs Palo Alto spans much of our research agenda.

  • Print and 3D research creates robust, high-speed, and efficient 3D print processes. It also delivers strategic core innovations in document and content solutions to generate customer value through personalized content experiences
  • Immersive Experiences research is helping us rethink how people use systems and devices to experience the world – developing a new kind of blended reality that both delights our customers and drastically simplifies everyday tasks.
  • Emerging Compute research is creating new solutions that enable immersive, seamless collaboration and persistent connectivity at work and generate new classes of truly intelligent assistants for the home.

HP Labs Palo Alto news

HP Labs Palo Alto clean room
August, 2015

Future engineers from Girls Innovate! Visit HP Labs

Just before heading back to school from summer break, a group of high school girls passionate about math, science, and technology got to visit HP Labs in Palo Alto for a glimpse of how women engineers are making a difference in an industrial lab and beyond.

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March, 2015

High school programmers meet at HP Labs for 'HP CodeWars Silicon Valley'

Nearly 200 students and parent/teacher chaperones gathered at HP Labs' Palo Alto headquarters to compete in the second annual 'HP CodeWars Silicon Valley'.

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July, 2014

HP and San Jose State University pilot METIS, a new platform for delivering educational material

This summer, a collaboration between HP Labs, HP's Graphics Solutions business team and San José State University's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is testing a new platform for delivering educational course materials.

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February, 2014

HP Labs collaborates with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital to improve patient care

With the assistance of HP Labs researchers and funding from HP's Living Progress, staff at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, a teaching hospital associated with the Stanford University School of Medicine, designed, built, and deployed a real-time patient status system, the Patient Safety Dashboard, in the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit.

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Job openings

HP Labs is seeking creative individuals who are passionate about technology, who identify with our marketplace and our businesses, and who can contribute fresh ideas and solutions.

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