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Shane Wall CTO: Ride the waves of innovation with us. Surf's up!
Epic Stories 15 Jun 2018
Shane Wall CTO: Ride the waves of innovation with us. Surf's up!
Welcome to the HP Inc. Developers' Portal. Here you will find insights into what HP has in store for developers. 3D printing. Blended reality. Software that makes hardware more useful. As HP creates SDKs and APIs, you will learn about them here first.
Augmented Reality: Advice from an AR Creative Director.
Epic Stories 14 Jun 2018
Augmented Reality: Advice from an AR Creative Director.
In his years pioneering Augmented Reality at Aurasma and now HP Reveal, Chris Burgess has watched companies struggle to measure ROI – how Augmented Reality can improve the company's Financial Reality. As with any new technology, there is confusion around what AR can and can't do. In this blog post, originally published on LinkedIn, Chris shares lessons learned and wise advice for anyone using – or thinking about using – Augmented Reality.
Will ARKit & ARCore ruin augmented reality for the rest of the industry?
Epic Stories 14 Jun 2018
Will ARKit & ARCore ruin augmented reality for the rest of the industry?
When Pokemon Go came onto the scene, Augmented Reality finally received the prominence early adopters like HP's Chris Burgess had been expecting. With the arrival of ARKit and ARCore, the world really went AR mad. Apple and Google unleashed their latest tech for developers to start demonstrating what they can do, and so far it seems the possibilities are endless. However, Burgess wants to see AR content generation made even easier for "non-techies."
Index of the official HP 3D printing blog (plus videos and whitepapers)
3D Printing 20 May 2018
Index of the official HP 3D printing blog (plus videos and whitepapers)
This page is your "one stop shop" for information about Jet Fusion, HP's 3D printing technology. This Dev Portal page points you to the official blog posts, public videos, and white papers from HP Labs. The blog, titled The Shapes of Things to Come, is hosted by Vice President J. Scott Schiller.
Couple's counseling for pair programmers - working out how to work together
Epic Stories 1 May 2018
Couple's counseling for pair programmers - working out how to work together
Ah, the drama of pair programming! Arguing over what needs to be done. Fighting over how to do it. Bickering over coding style or test completeness. Will Hertling offers some do-it-yourself couple's counseling for paired programmers.
OS printing advances allow deprecation of Mobile Print SDK
Mobile Print 1 Feb 2018
OS printing advances allow deprecation of Mobile Print SDK
At HP we work tirelessly to improve the print experience. We thank everyone who integrated our Mobile Print SDK. You demonstrated print's impact on usage and engagement and helped us evangelize a streamlined printing experience. Now that print is integrated into iOS and Android Oreo, we are moving into the next phase of our print API journey and deprecating the Mobile Print SDK by February 28, 2018.
HP Steps Up with 3D Technology to Revolutionize the Footwear Market
3D Printing 22 Sep 2017
HP Steps Up with 3D Technology to Revolutionize the Footwear Market
You might say that HP 3D printing just hit the ground running in consumer retailing. HP Inc. announced a partnership with Superfeet stores to scan customers’ feet and walking gait, then 3D print custom insoles using Jet Fusion technology. HP has created a foot scanning station, called “FitStation powered by HP,” that scans each foot to create a personal profile. FitStation is the next step in HP’s journey to reinvent how the world designs and manufactures with commercial 3D technologies.
Who earned 2017 internships at HP Labs?
HP Labs 10 Aug 2017
Who earned 2017 internships at HP Labs?
A high school senior within biking distance of the famed HP garage, an aspiring Mechanical Engineering undergrad across the continent, and Ph.D. candidates in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Southern California, each landed one of the most interesting summer jobs in technology – intern at HP Labs. As they are inventing themselves, they are helping to reinvent HP.
Sign up with Shapeways to test HP 3D printing
3D Printing 12 Jul 2017
Sign up with Shapeways to test HP 3D printing
Since 2014, Shapeways has worked closely with HP on testing the HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer. Now Shapeways has created an Early Access Program to select a few early adopters.
Exclusive: HP gives details about Jet Fusion 3D printer
3D Printing 26 Jun 2017
Exclusive: HP gives details about Jet Fusion 3D printer
Editor's note: In June 2017, HP's Ramon Pastor, vice president and general manager for 3D printing, gave an exclusive interview to Michael Petch, the editor-in-chief at 3DPrintingIndustry.com (3DPI). Pastor and other leaders in HP's 3D Jet Fusion talked technology, business, and strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Design before you code. Full lifecycle API engineering
Epic Stories 23 Jun 2017
Design before you code. Full lifecycle API engineering
The idea that you can design an API without writing code seems somehow backwards, like putting the cart before the horse. But “full lifecycle API engineering” is an emerging field with a new set of tools that let you do just that. You don’t need to hammer nails to design a house. Neither do you need to code to initially design and document an API.
Open source Istio brings "service mesh" to micro-services architecture
Epic Stories 14 Jun 2017
Open source Istio brings "service mesh" to micro-services architecture
HP's Galo Gimenez, a Distinguished Technologist in the HP CTO's office, introduces Istio, a new open source project announced by Google, IBM, and Lyft. Istio is developing a high-level network fabric to provide key capabilities uniformly across services, regardless of the language the service is written in.
HP 3D to unlock $6T manufacturing opportunity in Asia-Pacific
3D Printing 13 Jun 2017
HP 3D to unlock $6T manufacturing opportunity in Asia-Pacific
HP has struck a major deal with Chinese 3D printing company Shining 3D ePrint for 50 Jet Fusion printers. The purchase - the largest to date for HP 3D - signals an expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.
HP Jet Fusion 3D printing wins "Innovation of the Year"
3D Printing 9 Jun 2017
HP Jet Fusion 3D printing wins "Innovation of the Year"
After its first year, HP's Multi Jet Fusion technology was crowned "Innovation of the Year" at the inaugural 3D Printing Industry Awards in London.
You can 3D-print that? HP invites businesses to try out industrial 3D software
3D Printing 6 Jun 2017
You can 3D-print that? HP invites businesses to try out industrial 3D software
HP invites IT business readers to try out new industrial 3D printing software on HP Jet Fusion 3D printers.
Pianotime for Sprout gives Arduino bots a voice in Oregon
Immersive 23 May 2017
Pianotime for Sprout gives Arduino bots a voice in Oregon
At the Calapooia Middle School in Albany, Oregon, the Makers Club ordered Arduino bots named Buzz from SolderingSunday.com. When the kids plugged their Buzz bots into their Arduino boards, they knew they would learn about programming. The surprise was how much they learned about music.
The Beauty of Interacting with the Sprout Pro (a Sprout Walk-up Story)
Immersive 18 May 2017
The Beauty of Interacting with the Sprout Pro (a Sprout Walk-up Story)
The San Jose Museum of Art, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, wanted to add something cyber to an exhibition about Beauty. An HP Sprout, running as a walk-up kiosk, allowed museum visitors to express their own visions of beauty. This story shows how the museum's staff discovered Sprout and why the Sprout has a promising future at the museum.
HP makes major announcements at RAPID, additive manufacturing's largest conference
3D Printing 15 May 2017
HP makes major announcements at RAPID, additive manufacturing's largest conference
At RAPID 2017, the giant additive manufacturing show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, HP unveiled a new 3D Printing global reseller program, service bureau installations, and reference and experience Centers. HP is expanding its Open Materials Ecosystem to collaborate with companies that want to create innovative powders that work in HP's Jet Fusion printers.
How to Create Human-Friendly Shortened URLs
Epic Stories 28 Apr 2017
How to Create Human-Friendly Shortened URLs
Humans have great difficulty reading and transcribing shortened URLs that contain a random assortment of numbers and letters in upper and lower case. To give users URLs that are easy to type and transcribe, avoid switching keyboards and types of characters more than once, use a separator character to create subgroups, and eliminate ambiguous characters. Human-friendly URLs are ideal for printed materials and anywhere shortened URLs are needed.
HP wows young and old at Corvallis Maker Fair (The CO-2017)
Epic Stories 20 Apr 2017
HP wows young and old at Corvallis Maker Fair (The CO-2017)
Two-year-old Ava stood transfixed in front of a plasma screen at The CO·, the fourth annual Corvallis Maker Fair hosted by Oregon State University. She didn’t know it, but Ava was watching a flashy show about 3D printing, a technology that will transform her world as surely as computers changed her parents’ lives.
Cut-and-paste Software Development: Learning through Lazy Mimicry
Epic Stories 17 Mar 2017
Cut-and-paste Software Development: Learning through Lazy Mimicry
HP Developer and science fiction writer Will Hertling has been watching how new people on his team pick up software development -- specifically Ruby/Rails. He sees two markedly different approaches, which he calls Surface Learning and Deep Learning. Both have their place.
International Women's Day: Margaret Hamilton - our favorite coder
Epic Stories 7 Mar 2017
International Women's Day: Margaret Hamilton - our favorite coder
March 8 is International Women’s Day, and HP is going the extra mile by stretching the day into an entire week of activities. Here at the HP Developers Program, we asked ourselves, “Who is our all-time favorite woman software developer?” The answer came back Margaret H. Hamilton, former NASA software lead for the Apollo space program.
HP stretches International Women's Day into a week of events
Epic Stories 6 Mar 2017
HP stretches International Women's Day into a week of events
On Wednesday, March 8, the world will observe International Women's Day. HP is stretching the day into a full week of events. Here on the HP Developers Portal, we highlight the contributions of three women who pioneered computer technology: Admiral Grace Hopper who taught a generation of military leaders about computing; Margaret Hamilton, whose software guided the Apollo space missions; and Dorothy Vaughan, a black woman in Alabama who taught herself Fortran and was portrayed in the hit movie Hidden Figures.
"Sprouts in the Community" delivers special tech for special needs
Immersive 22 Feb 2017
"Sprouts in the Community" delivers special tech for special needs
To discover innovative uses for the Sprout Pro, HP turned to its employees. The company set up the "Sprouts in the Community" program and asked employees to suggest worthy organizations that would benefit from a Sprout. Christopher Huffman helped Mighty Oaks Children's Therapy Center win one for special needs education.
Google I/O: Why mobile printing?
Print Fundamentals for Developers 8 Feb 2017
Google I/O: Why mobile printing?
At Google I/O 2016, members of the Android Framework team explained Android's printing architecture and shared make-it-easy code for printing from mobile Android devices.
When NOT to use microservices and test-driven development
Epic Stories 24 Jan 2017
When NOT to use microservices and test-driven development
Most web service are built on a microservices architecture with test-driven development. That makes sense for most large-scale, mature applications, but it may by counterproductive for rapidly evolving prototypes. Senior software engineer and science fiction writer Will Hertling explains why. 
The Fourth Industrial Revolution and you
3D Printing 23 Jan 2017
The Fourth Industrial Revolution and you
The 1st Industrial Revolution was steam engines and water wheels. The 2nd revolution was electrical, giving rise to mass production. The 3rd Industrial Revolution was the rise of electronics and computers. Now economic leaders from around the world are meeting in Davos, Switzerland to try to understand the 4th Industrial Revolution: 3D printing.
Design before you code: full-lifecycle API engineering
Epic Stories 20 Jan 2017
Design before you code: full-lifecycle API engineering
The idea that you can design an API without writing code just seems somehow backwards, like putting the cart before the horse. But “full lifecycle API engineering” is an emerging field with a new set of tools that let you do just that.
Preserving the original Print Developers Community
Print Fundamentals for Developers 20 Jan 2017
Preserving the original Print Developers Community
Join the HP Developers Portal team in giving a salute to the first website dedicated to Print Developers:  www.print-dev.com. The new HP Developers portal has saved the best of print-dev.com com and will carry forward Will Hertling's vision of developers sharing their best code for printing from mobile, web, and PCs.
"Mommy Blogger" monetizes recipes with printable Meal Plans
Print Fundamentals for Developers 16 Jan 2017
"Mommy Blogger" monetizes recipes with printable Meal Plans
“Of all the different ways I have monetized my blog, printables were the easiest and the most no-brainer.” Best selling food author and blogger Stephanie O'Dea (the "Crock Pot Lady")  
Sprout Pro G2 gets solid review at CES 2017
Immersive 5 Jan 2017
Sprout Pro G2 gets solid review at CES 2017
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the second generation of the Sprout Pro by HP caught the attention of Melissa Riofrio, executive editor of PC World. She concluded, "HP’s Sprout Pro is here to remind us that Microsoft’s Surface Studio is not the original creativity-oriented PC, let alone the most creative. Now, the Sprout Pro brings an upgraded set of talents to a market that may finally be ready for it.”
HP's JetAdvantage On Demand is like an "app portal for print"
Epic Stories 20 Dec 2016
HP's JetAdvantage On Demand is like an "app portal for print"
Downloading a cloud-based app to a smart phone has become so easy that most children can do it. That same behavior is coming to HP office printers. HP has launched JetAdvantage on Demand, the printing industry's first Software as a Service solution management platform. "Think of it as the app store for printing."
How to teach kids to code after Hour of Code?
Epic Stories 7 Dec 2016
How to teach kids to code after Hour of Code?
In the first week of December, thousands of teachers and volunteers around the world gave millions of student their first exposure to computer coding in Hour of Code events. But what happened after the Hour of Code events were over? A new teacher's guide provides a path forward: Computational Thinking {and Coding} for Every Student.
Hour of Code fuels "Growth Mindset" for Mrs. Hicks' 2nd graders
Epic Stories 7 Dec 2016
Hour of Code fuels "Growth Mindset" for Mrs. Hicks' 2nd graders
What happens when Hour of Code – a worldwide initiative by Code.org to teach the basics of coding – shows up in a 2nd grade classroom that champions a "Growth Mindset"? HP Corvallis volunteers in Mrs. Hicks' classroom may have witnessed the start of something big.
GE transforming itself into a "digital industrial" company
Epic Stories 5 Dec 2016
GE transforming itself into a "digital industrial" company
Like HP, GE is a global industrial icon that is engaged in reinventing itself. Here are a pair of articles that show GE's progress as it pursues a "digital industrial" future on the "Internet of Really Big Things."
HP sponsors new chair in cyber security at the University of Birmingham
HP Labs 21 Nov 2016
HP sponsors new chair in cyber security at the University of Birmingham
A celebration held November 2nd at the University of Birmingham marked the inauguration of the university’s new HP Chair in Cyber Security, the result of a partnership between HP and the university that paves the way for innovative, high impact research into cyber security in the age of the Internet of Things.
US CTO Megan Smith talks coding and tech at Martha Stewart American Made summit
Epic Stories 17 Nov 2016
US CTO Megan Smith talks coding and tech at Martha Stewart American Made summit
HP’s Julie Anderson, Developer Outreach Manager and Maker Space advocate, was invited to New York City to attend Martha Stewart’s American Made Summit 2016. There she met U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, who delivered the closing keynote.
A new HP Labs research group is generating opportunities for HP in the life sciences
HP Labs 15 Nov 2016
A new HP Labs research group is generating opportunities for HP in the life sciences
It might seem surprising that a company best known for its printers, laptops, and other consumer-focused devices is exploring opportunities in the life sciences, acknowledges HP Labs researcher Anita Rogacs.
Not coding makes me cranky (Fight for the right to code)
Epic Stories 10 Nov 2016
Not coding makes me cranky (Fight for the right to code)
HP Software Engineer Melanie Robertson got so tired of being interrupted while she was coding that she decided to do something about it.
3D printing will transform manufacturing as AWS transformed software services
3D Printing 20 Oct 2016
3D printing will transform manufacturing as AWS transformed software services
3D printing needs to move beyond trinkets, toys, and doll parts, a panel of influential 3D engineers told the Technology Association of Oregon at a Tech Talk in Portland on Oct. 13, 2016. "No more Yoda heads," declared Intel's Shashi Jain, innovation manager for the Internet of Things. 
An HP Labs study explores how we experience authentication in everyday life
HP Labs 17 Oct 2016
An HP Labs study explores how we experience authentication in everyday life
Authentication events are so woven into our lives that we often take them for granted. They’re the times we open a house or a car with a key, when we use a pin number to access a phone or an ATM, when we log in online.
HP Labs team wins first prize at international machine learning competition
HP Labs 17 Oct 2016
HP Labs team wins first prize at international machine learning competition
A team of researchers from HP Labs and Michigan State University recently took home first prize in the prestigious “Discovery Challenge” of the 26th European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery, held in Riva del Garda, Italy.
HP CTO wishes for time travel in HP Innovation Journal for Fall 2016
Epic Stories 11 Oct 2016
HP CTO wishes for time travel in HP Innovation Journal for Fall 2016
In the fall issue of HP's Innovation Journal, CTO Shane Wall wishes he could bring back Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, who founded HP in 1938 and sparked all of Silicon Valley. "Time travel is one innovation our Labs team hasn’t cracked yet. Just now, I wish we had." Read what Bill and Dave could never have imagined.
Innovative malware detection in a changing threat landscape
HP Labs 26 Sep 2016
Innovative malware detection in a changing threat landscape
Malware Lab at HP's Bristol-based Security Lab The landscape of software attacks is both evolving and growing, as an ever wider variety and quantity of advanced malware is developed and released. It’s no longer enough for security solutions to track the signatures of known malware and their derivatives.
HP Labs security research steps up to deal with a shifting threat landscape
HP Labs 22 Sep 2016
HP Labs security research steps up to deal with a shifting threat landscape
The modern IT threat landscape is shifting as malicious actors look to take advantage of changes in where we’re placing compute power. Increasingly, processing power is located at the edge of networks in “endpoint” devices, notes Simon Shiu, head of HP’s Security Lab.
Why 3D Printer Vendors Need to Be More Materialistic
3D Printing 22 Sep 2016
Why 3D Printer Vendors Need to Be More Materialistic
Back in the 1990s, Tim Heller toured the United States with a 3D printer in the back of a van. Now, as Director of 3D Printing for the Americas, Heller is evangelizing HP's 3D Jet Fusion technology. In a post published on LinkedIn, Heller calls on all 3D printer vendors to be "more materialistic" – inventing new materials that work with 3D printers.
Chandrakant Patel in conversation - part 2: Building informal communities to learn, teach, and guide
HP Labs 16 Sep 2016
Chandrakant Patel in conversation - part 2: Building informal communities to learn, teach, and guide
Chandrakant Patel is a storied inventor with 151 patents to his name, a pioneer inthermal and energy management, and a visionary when it comes to the application of IT for sustainable growth.
The Next Industrial Revolution: Realizing the Full Potential of 3D Printing
3D Printing 13 Sep 2016
The Next Industrial Revolution: Realizing the Full Potential of 3D Printing
If you think of 3D printing as cool technology that’s practical for only one thing — prototyping — think again. Ramon Pastor, HP's vice president and general manager for 3D Printing, said 3D printing is finally on a path toward reaching its full potential. Read his analysis in Manufacturing Business Technology magazine. 
What 3D printing means to software devs. HP and Intel headline TAO panel.
3D Printing 12 Sep 2016
What 3D printing means to software devs. HP and Intel headline TAO panel.
Join the Technology Association of Oregon for a talk about 3D printing and the future of manufacturing for software developers. Mike Regan, a 3D lab manager, and HP software architect Bob Taylor will join Intel's Shashi Jain for the 4 p.m. talk on Oct. 13 at Vacasa (926 NW 13th Ave.,Suite #300, Portland, OR). The event ends at about 7 p.m. 
Chandrakant Patel in conversation – Harnessing the power of HP’s multi-disciplinary engine room
HP Labs 1 Sep 2016
Chandrakant Patel in conversation – Harnessing the power of HP’s multi-disciplinary engine room
Chandrakant Patel is a storied inventor with 151 patents to his name, a pioneer inthermal and energy management, and a visionary when it comes to the application of IT for sustainable growth.
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Fu Jiang
HP Labs 25 Aug 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Fu Jiang
Fu Jiang recently completed his M.Sc. in Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and this fall begins studying for a Ph.D. in Color Science, also at RIT. Jiang grew up in Huaian, China and received his B.Sc. in Physics from the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology.
Rapid Urbanization: Q&A with Andrew Bolwell
HP Labs 22 Aug 2016
Rapid Urbanization: Q&A with Andrew Bolwell
Andrew Bolwell is the Global Head of Technology Vision and HP Tech Ventures. In this role he is responsible for driving HP’s long-term innovation and technology vision for HP, as well as for HP's venture activities, working across start-up and venture capital communities to identify, source, commercialize and invest in early-stage disruptive technologies.
@HPLabs Twitter Takeover
HP Labs 15 Aug 2016
@HPLabs Twitter Takeover
Join us on Twitter on August 23 at 2:30 ET/11:30 AM PT when Shane Wall takes over HP Labs! In this live half-hour chat, he’ll be answering your questions, sharing his thoughts on innovation in the workplace, and giving you a behind-the-scenes look at HP Labs. “Innovation in the workplace is an important topic because I’ve always believed that innovation is culture.
YouTube videos of HP's Jet Fusion announcement
3D Printing 1 Aug 2016
YouTube videos of HP's Jet Fusion announcement
Everything you need to know about HP's Jet Fusion 3D printing technology -- in 5 short videos.
Printing a cup of coffee? Well, almost!
Specialty Printing Systems 25 Jul 2016
Printing a cup of coffee? Well, almost!
See how baristas at Drupa, the giant printing exposition in Germany, served up piping cups of HP jet-printed coffee. 
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Cody Carlton
HP Labs 20 Jul 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Cody Carlton
Cody Carlton had never taken a course in computer science before arriving at college. But he decided to try programming in his freshman year at Stanford University and ended up taking three CS classes. Now a rising sophomore, he’s thinking about majoring in either computer science or management science and engineering.
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Swetha Revanur
HP Labs 14 Jul 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Swetha Revanur
Swetha Revanur only just graduated from high school in San Jose, California, but has already co-authored a paper in Nature Communications, built a health education app, interned at the National Institutes of Health, and placed first in bioinformatics research at the 2015 and 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fairs.
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Camille Eddy
HP Labs 10 Jul 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Camille Eddy
Camille Eddy has wanted to be an astronaut since the age of twelve. That led the native of Idaho to focus on engineering and computer science as she was home schooled through high school and then to major in mechanical engineering at Boise State, where she’s a rising senior.
HP Labs researchers create a metal-based, permanent charge roller for HP Indigo digital presses
HP Labs 6 Jul 2016
HP Labs researchers create a metal-based, permanent charge roller for HP Indigo digital presses
Announced at the 2016 DRUPA international print media fair, the HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press features a new, HP Labs-engineered charge roller that many experts in the field had believed to be impossible to create.
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Xi Liu
HP Labs 29 Jun 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Xi Liu
Michigan State University Ph.D. student Xi Liu is interning this summer in HP’s Printand 3D Lab, where she’s excited to be taking on new challenges in data mining, her main area of research interest. “Some companies just tell their interns what to work on,” she notes.
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Baris Unver
HP Labs 29 Jun 2016
Summer 2016 interns at HP Labs – Baris Unver
Baris Unver was born in Istanbul, Turkey, where he began coding and building electronic systems as a young teen. He attended the Kuleli Military High School and Turkish Military Academy, receiving a BSc in systems engineering, before embarking on twelve years of military service in the Turkish Gendarmerie’s Signals Corps.
PrintOS Device APIs: A Short Introduction
PrintOS 27 Jun 2016
PrintOS Device APIs: A Short Introduction
HP PrintOS is a cloud-based system that connects HP's Graphics devices. In this short, introductory video, Dave, our PrintOS architect, shows how device manufacturers can connect their devices to PrintOS and send real-time status.
Link architect Bob Taylor envisions Drupa for developers
Link Technology 9 Jun 2016
Link architect Bob Taylor envisions Drupa for developers
Bob Taylor, an architect for HP Link Technology, was one of a handful of HP developers who traveled to Germany for Drupa 2016, the world’s largest printing expo. HP was showing off its finest, biggest digital printing hardware. But Bob sees software and APIs in the future for Drupa 2020.
HP Labs and HP’s printing business collaborate on HP’s new Jet Fusion 3D Printing System
HP Labs 9 Jun 2016
HP Labs and HP’s printing business collaborate on HP’s new Jet Fusion 3D Printing System
HP’s new Jet Fusion 3D Printing System, announced last month at the 2016 RAPID 3D printing and additive manufacturing conference in Orlando and set to reinvent how companies prototype and produce functional parts, started out as an under-the-radar collaboration between a small group of researchers drawn from HP Labs and HP’s printing business group.
Dave Staas goes to Drupa to debut HP PrintOS APIs
PrintOS 8 Jun 2016
Dave Staas goes to Drupa to debut HP PrintOS APIs
Drupa is the Olympics of printing - a giant trade show that happens every four years. Dave Staas, chief architect for HP PrintOS, HP's new cloud-based operating system for print shops, traveled to Drupa 2016 to debut PrintOS APIs.
The wild world of 3D printing
3D Printing 7 Jun 2016
The wild world of 3D printing
Scientists, engineers, doctors and creative makers are developing printers for advancements in health care, city planning and space travel. Now you can even 3D print sneakers and pizza. Here’s a roundup of the latest and greatest developments in the 3D printing world.
At Drupa, HP takes largest spot. Watch it go up. Take the video tour.
PrintOS 3 Jun 2016
At Drupa, HP takes largest spot. Watch it go up. Take the video tour.
At Drupa, the world's largest trade show for graphics and industrial printing, HP has taken the biggest space to tell its biggest digital printing stories. Watch it go up, then take a 3-minute video tour, and learn about PrintOS, new at this year's show.
HP SmartStream + Link brings an interactive layer to HP Indigo variable data printing
Link Technology 1 Jun 2016
HP SmartStream + Link brings an interactive layer to HP Indigo variable data printing
Variable Data Printing - the ability to make every printed item look unique or carry a unique identity - is where the action is at Drupa 2016. With HP Link Technology all those unique printed products can not only look unique, but also act unique.
Partners that are 3D printing with HP Jet Fusion technology
3D Printing 31 May 2016
Partners that are 3D printing with HP Jet Fusion technology
With HP's release of its first industrial 3D printers using Jet Fusion technology, HP also announced an open platform for development. Here is a list of the select partners working on that open platform: BMW, Nike, BASF, Arkema, Evonik, Lehman&Voss& Co., Materialise, Proto Labs, Siemens, Jabil, and Johnson & Johnson.
HP Labs invites academic thought leaders to explore the future of human computer interaction
HP Labs 24 May 2016
HP Labs invites academic thought leaders to explore the future of human computer interaction
A select group of leading academic researchers gathered recently at HP Lab’s Palo Alto headquarters to discuss the future of human computer interaction and learn more about HP’s current research in the field.
UK Member of Parliament visits HP Labs Bristol
HP Labs 19 May 2016
UK Member of Parliament visits HP Labs Bristol
HP Labs Bristol recently hosted its local parliamentary representative, Jack Lopresti, member of parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke, the area North West of Bristol where HP’s UK lab is located.
Megatrends: HP’s future technology vision
HP Labs 13 May 2016
Megatrends: HP’s future technology vision
Andrew Bolwell is VP and Global Head of Technology Vision and Venturing for HP. In this role he is responsible for driving HP’s long-term innovation and technology vision for HP, as well as for HP's venture activities, working across start-up and venture capital communities to identify, source, commercialize and invest in early-stage disruptive technologies.
HP Labs research team wins best paper award at LILE2016
HP Labs 11 May 2016
HP Labs research team wins best paper award at LILE2016
A paper presented by Lei Liu of HP Labs and Shuting Wang of Pennsylvania State University shared the Best Paper award at LILE2016, a workshop for data-based educational research convened last month in Montreal, Canada in conjunction with WWW2016, the 25th international World Wide Web conference.
HP launches Tech Ventures group to invest in startups
Epic Stories 10 May 2016
HP launches Tech Ventures group to invest in startups
May 10, 2016:  Today HP Inc. announced the creation of HP Tech Ventures, a corporate venture group dedicated to finding "early stage companies with cutting edge technologies." The team, led by Andrew Bolwell, HP's "Chief Disrupter," will be looking for disruptive technologies in: 3D transformation, immersive computing, hyper-mobility, the Internet of things, artificial intelligence, and smart machines.
Mining data within a complex sales, service, and provisioning pipeline can yield powerful insights
HP Labs 4 May 2016
Mining data within a complex sales, service, and provisioning pipeline can yield powerful insights
An HP Labs research project is applying data science to a central concern of any services business: maximizing the company’s return on the time and money it invests in selling and then provisioning those services to its customers.
Innovation Journal shows where HP and the world are headed
Epic Stories 19 Apr 2016
Innovation Journal shows where HP and the world are headed
Want to know what HP is thinking about today that will impact your world in the future? The Spring issue of HP's Innovation Journal is dedicated to "Charting a course for the future." (Read it on mobile, web, or PDF.)
PrintOS Cloud Service releases first APIs
PrintOS 18 Apr 2016
PrintOS Cloud Service releases first APIs
Print Service Providers and 3rd party developers that want to improve their operations and profitability can now tap HP’s new PrintOS APIs, available through the HP Developers Portal. Two APIs – "Box Submission" and "Site Flow" – are now available on this Developers' Portal.
Such a Weigh with Words
HP Labs 15 Apr 2016
Such a Weigh with Words
This is another blog in our series on how the HP Way and the combined weight of HP’s research, business practices, and heart – what I call “the HP Weigh” - can contribute to a better future.
Facebook announces HP Print Bot at F8
Epic Stories 14 Apr 2016
Facebook announces HP Print Bot at F8
HP was one of the eight business partners selected by Facebook for its release Tuesday of the Facebook Messenger platform. The result of the collaboration is an HP Print Bot that will make it easy to print from Facebook. 
HP JetAdvantage Partner Program...Today, Tomorrow and Beyond
Epic Stories 13 Apr 2016
HP JetAdvantage Partner Program...Today, Tomorrow and Beyond
Fleets of HP LaserJet printers are deployed in enterprises around the world. Many have special software functions – customized buttons on the control panel – that are the work of developers who have joined the HP JetAdvantage Partner Program. The JetAdvantage program is welcoming more developers to its Open eXtensible Platform for devices (OXPd).
Exploring hybrid solutions for immersive learning
HP Labs 10 Apr 2016
Exploring hybrid solutions for immersive learning
Despite the easy availability of digital multimedia, students still like to read instructional materials printed on paper, notes Yang Lei, a research scientist in HP’s Print and 3D Lab where the future of education has been a major avenue of inquiry for the past few years. “When we survey people, many say they prefer to read print books,” Yang explains.
Take 2 minutes for 2 inspiring videos: Blended Reality & Immersive Computing
Epic Stories 28 Mar 2016
Take 2 minutes for 2 inspiring videos: Blended Reality & Immersive Computing
I have been writing about new computer technology since tablets were paper, Apples grew on trees and Amazon was a rainforest. Now HP introduces Blended Reality and Immersive Computing. To understand what HP means by those terms, I recommend a pair of 1-minute videos that give you the Big Picture.
Ji Won Jun wins the Interactive Innovation Award at SXSW in the Student Innovation category
HP Labs 24 Mar 2016
Ji Won Jun wins the Interactive Innovation Award at SXSW in the Student Innovation category
Last week at the popular SXSW music, film and emerging technologies festival in Austin, Ji Won Jun, who just recently joined the Immersive Experiences Lab, was awarded the Interactive Innovation Award in the Student Innovation category.
Sprout picked as one of the Top 15 "coolest new tech gadgets" by Cool Mom Tech
Immersive 23 Mar 2016
Sprout picked as one of the Top 15 "coolest new tech gadgets" by Cool Mom Tech
It's more than unusual for a Windows PC to make a list of "coolest new tech gadgets," but the Sprout by HP is much more than the usual Windows PC. It's also a projector and 3D scanner -- basically an input device for home 3D replicating. That's why Cool Mom Tech picked the Sprout as one of "the 15 coolest new tech gadgets of the year." 
3D Printing's "Hang a Car" video clears almost 200K views on YouTube
3D Printing 16 Mar 2016
3D Printing's "Hang a Car" video clears almost 200K views on YouTube
How do you tell the world that you have made an amazing breakthrough? Nowadays, you post it on YouTube. And that's just what HP 3D Printing did. HP's pair of "Hang the Car" videos (one long and one short) have almost 200,000 views.
High school programmers meet at HP Labs for the third annual ‘CodeWars Silicon Valley’
HP Labs 11 Mar 2016
High school programmers meet at HP Labs for the third annual ‘CodeWars Silicon Valley’
Over 200 high school students, coaches, and chaperones converged on HP Labs’ Palo Alto headquarters last weekend to compete in the third annual ‘CodeWars Silicon Valley,’ a student coding competition jointly sponsored by HP Labs and Hewlett Packard Labs.
Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani: "Teach girls bravery, not perfection"
Epic Stories 11 Mar 2016
Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani: "Teach girls bravery, not perfection"
 To wrap up HP's International Women's Week, the Developers' Portal offers an answer to the question: "Why are there so few women in Computer Science?" In a TED Talk the founder of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani, calls on us all to "teach girls bravery, not perfection."
International Women's Week: HP Developer diagnoses drop in CS majors
Epic Stories 10 Mar 2016
International Women's Week: HP Developer diagnoses drop in CS majors
Noha Elarief, a developer on HP’s mobile print program, has personal experience with the decline of women in Computer Science courses in the United States. It wasn’t that way in Egypt. “When I came to the United States to earn a Ph.D., I was shocked when I saw how few women were in my classes.”
Calling all Oregon Makers to the Corvallis Maker Fair - April 8-9
Epic Stories 10 Mar 2016
Calling all Oregon Makers to the Corvallis Maker Fair - April 8-9
Attention Northwest makers! The Corvallis Oregon Maker Fair wants to exhibit YOU on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Get your exhibitor form here.
HP International Women's Week: Women in Computer Science dropping since 1980s
Epic Stories 9 Mar 2016
HP International Women's Week: Women in Computer Science dropping since 1980s
 To recognize and honor the contributions of women in society and technology, HP has expanded International Women's Day (March 8) into a full week of worldwide activities. Nothing shows the structural challenge that women face in Computer Science better than a chart published by the National Center for Educational Statistics.
Bridging from DevOps to Central Ops - a mini-whitepaper
Epic Stories 26 Feb 2016
Bridging from DevOps to Central Ops - a mini-whitepaper
In the world of Agile software development, embedded DevOps teams have proven their worth. But what happens when a project matures and joins a large company's portfolio of established services. Then the project must bridge to Central Ops to save money. Developer Joe Teibel, an HP veteran, explains how crossing that bridge is all about constraints.
Shane Wall, HP CTO, foresees 4D printing and Industry 4.0
Epic Stories 24 Feb 2016
Shane Wall, HP CTO, foresees 4D printing and Industry 4.0
"Good morning Berlin!" HP CTO Shane Wall greeted the hub conference. For 25 minutes he shared HP's vision for not only 2D and 3D printing, but also 4D printing. He set these advances against a backdrop of three key megatrends: urbanization, hyper-globalization, and technology disruption.
7 reasons Scala is better than Java ... so why is Java winning?
Epic Stories 18 Feb 2016
7 reasons Scala is better than Java ... so why is Java winning?
Joe Teibel, a veteran HP developer with deep knowledge of cloud services and application development, has strong opinions about agile development, scaling software projects, and the "right way" to do Ops. Here he explains why he thinks Scala is superior to Java. 
The HP Weigh: Diversity and the Hardy-Weinberg Principle
HP Labs 11 Feb 2016
The HP Weigh: Diversity and the Hardy-Weinberg Principle
This is the second in a series of blogs on how the HP Way and the combined weight of HP’s research, business practices, and heart – what I call “the HP Weigh” - can contribute to a better future. Feel free to weigh in! Driving diversity is a hot topic in board rooms, leadership conferences, and STEM classrooms.
The rebirth of manufacturing and “the HP Weigh”
HP Labs 11 Feb 2016
The rebirth of manufacturing and “the HP Weigh”
This is the first in a series of blogs on how the HP Way and the combined weight of HP’s research, business practices, and heart – what I call “the HP Weigh” - can contribute to a better future. Feel free to weigh in! 3D printing (3DP) flew off the peak of the hype rollercoaster last year and remains mid-pupil in the public eye.
Interaction designer Ji Won Jun joins HP’s Immersive Experiences Lab
HP Labs 10 Feb 2016
Interaction designer Ji Won Jun joins HP’s Immersive Experiences Lab
Ji Won Jun is one of the newest members of HP’s growing Immersive Experiences Lab, joining the team as a research engineer at the start of the year. Originally an interaction designer, Jun moved into Human-computer interaction research driven by an interest in technology and how we think about the future.
Multimedia and the future of knowledge
HP Labs 4 Feb 2016
Multimedia and the future of knowledge
Last November, I was invited to speak at the Bay Area Multimedia Forum. The weekend before the event, I had complete pharyngitis, to the extent that I couldn’t speak Saturday or Sunday at all. While this made my family and friends enjoy a nicer weekend than usual, it meant I was worried I would have to cancel the talk.
Coded Apertures and Precision Dairy
HP Labs 3 Feb 2016
Coded Apertures and Precision Dairy
Dr. Daniel Lau of the University of Kentucky was recently in the Bay Area and stopped by HP Labs in Palo Alto to give a hosted technical presentation. The conversations ranged from coded apertures to precision dairy.
HP Labs devises a new, handheld ink calibration tool to advance next generation commercial printing
HP Labs 25 Jan 2016
HP Labs devises a new, handheld ink calibration tool to advance next generation commercial printing
At the heart of HP’s successful HP Indigo commercial printing business is a sophisticated ink – known as ElectroInk – that contains electrically chargeable particles that help ensure that Indigo’s presses achieve very high levels of print quality, stability, and durability at high marking engine speeds Maintaining those levels, however, is a challenge, says Omer Gila,
Collaboration the name of the game at university's first  hackathon: QuackHack
Epic Stories 22 Jan 2016
Collaboration the name of the game at university's first hackathon: QuackHack
Can a junior-class product designer who can't code make the podium at a university hackathon? See what Nicolas Capaldini and Team Virus pulled off at QuackHack, the first hackathon held at the University of Oregon, a school famous for its duck mascot.
Kai Turner of MOO sees the future of paper in the Internet of Things
Print Fundamentals for Developers 21 Jan 2016
Kai Turner of MOO sees the future of paper in the Internet of Things
When engaged in an epic battle, it's great to find an ally. Here at HP, we have found like-minded thinkers at MOO Inc., a paper-loving design company. In a blog post, Kai Turner, MOO's Senior Product Manger, explores the "physical-to-digital space and the future of paper." Like HP, Kai sees paper going digital and joining the emerging Internet of Things.
HP Inc. Reinvents Professional Creativity and Immersive Learning with "Sprout Pro by HP"
Immersive 19 Jan 2016
HP Inc. Reinvents Professional Creativity and Immersive Learning with "Sprout Pro by HP"
HP unveils Sprout Pro by HP — designed for schools and creative professionals. The collaborative, 2D/3D hands-on experience of "blended reality" offers new ways to transform classrooms and workspaces. In a worldwide press release, HP details the features of Sprout Pro and its place in the evolution of HP's Immersive Computing platform.
Lei Liu is dreaming big at HP Labs
HP Labs 15 Jan 2016
Lei Liu is dreaming big at HP Labs
When HP Labs research scientist Lei Liu was a child in XianYang, China, he read a newspaper article detailing how HP originated in a garage in Palo Alto. “That inspired me,” he recalls. “Silicon Valley was clearly somewhere where you could have a dream, incubate it, and see it come true.” Today, Lei is living that dream as a member of HP’s Print and 3D Lab.
On Available Energy and Joules as the Currency
HP Labs 14 Jan 2016
On Available Energy and Joules as the Currency
I’ve learned a lot about energy fundamentals, and about the importance of observation and inference, simply by traveling with my family – both overseas and in the USA. Observing a water tower near a railway station in India, for example, became a lesson in available energy and supply side infrastructure.
Sprout goes to Quack Hack, first student hackathon at Univ. of Oregon
Immersive 13 Jan 2016
Sprout goes to Quack Hack, first student hackathon at Univ. of Oregon
The University of Oregon, a school best known for its duck mascot and football play, is making a technology play Jan. 15-17 in association with Major League Hacking (mlh.io), the "official student hackathon league." The HP Developers Program is supporting the 3-day event, dubbed "Quack Hack," by furnishing an HP Sprout and a cloud-connected wireless printer. HP is also making connections between the university program and the local dev community.
Is home 3D printing practical? Let's do the Time Warp again.
3D Printing 7 Jan 2016
Is home 3D printing practical? Let's do the Time Warp again.
Every time I see an advertisement for a home 3D printer, it’s déjà vu all over again. I am mentally transported back in time to the dawn of the home computer era, when computer gurus struggled to give a good answer to the Practical Spouse Question: "What useful things can you do with it?"
When I say "digital printing," please think outside the page
3D Printing 6 Jan 2016
When I say "digital printing," please think outside the page
When you hear the word "printing," do you think of houses? How about cars? Drug doses? Solar panels? Most likely none of the above. And yet, all of these things are now being "printed." What began as 2D ink-on-paper 35 years ago has morphed into digital squirting, depositing, extruding, and rendering of all kinds of materials. Ultimately, printing is about software-controlled placement of materials on a scale stretching from atoms to autos to apartments.
Personalized Learning – providing appropriate reading content to each individual
HP Labs 23 Dec 2015
Personalized Learning – providing appropriate reading content to each individual
One of our objectives in HP’s Print and 3D Lab is to develop a personalized learning technology platform that can tailor print and digital content to the specific learning style of any individual, driving improved learning outcomes for all. Take any number of people and ask them to read the same book.
3D Transformation: The World Can't Wait
Epic Stories 23 Dec 2015
3D Transformation: The World Can't Wait
How will 3D printing transform the world we live in? Chandrakant Patel, HP Fellow and Chief Engineer at HP Labs, uses his vantage on the cutting edge of technology to predict a cradle-to-cradle lifecycle for the products we buy. 3D printing – including HP's Multi Jet Fusion – will benefit mankind by reducing the energy we use.
Sprout makes collaboration faster and easier for drone maker McGahee
Immersive 22 Dec 2015
Sprout makes collaboration faster and easier for drone maker McGahee
When new technologies get applied to old challenges, you know they are coming of age. Sprout is a revolutionary 3D scanner and computer, but Tyler McGahee, founder of Seraphim, Inc. and maker of the Seraph drone for athletes, discovered its power for collaboration.
Scientific American: The brain prefers paper for reading
Print Fundamentals for Developers 14 Dec 2015
Scientific American: The brain prefers paper for reading
Value of print: A YouTube video of a toddler swiping and pressing images in a magazine fueled the popular debate between paper and digital readers back in 2011. The video, titled A Magazine is an iPad that Does Not Work, has been watched almost 5 million times. In 2013, Scientific American editors took on the debate, reviewing research that compared reading on paper to reading on screen.
Mithra Vankipuram looks out for users in HP’s Immersive Experiences Lab
HP Labs 14 Dec 2015
Mithra Vankipuram looks out for users in HP’s Immersive Experiences Lab
Growing up, HP Labs research scientist Mithra Vankipuram was drawn equally to science, art, math, and engineering. “I’ve always liked applying ideas and building stuff,” she says. That led her to study computer science and engineering as an undergraduate at Anna University in Chennai, India, and then to move to Arizona State University to study for her M.S.
The watch and the printer: a tale of two comebacks
Print Fundamentals for Developers 13 Dec 2015
The watch and the printer: a tale of two comebacks
Some of the hottest holiday gifts in 2015 look like wrist watches. The keys to the watch's comeback are a cloud connection and a host of new digital tricks. The same resurgence is happening for HP printers. What can you develop that takes advantage of 40 million cloud-connected printers on the Internet of Things?
Hour of Code family discovered in Oregon, USA
Epic Stories 10 Dec 2015
Hour of Code family discovered in Oregon, USA
For a family in Oregon, Hour of Code classes led by HP volunteers have over-delivered. Hour of Code not only showed every child  at Lincoln Elementary School that they can code, it gave the Gilpin family something to share at home.
For "Hour of Code," Kiki Prottsman demystifies computers for all ages and genders
Epic Stories 7 Dec 2015
For "Hour of Code," Kiki Prottsman demystifies computers for all ages and genders
Growing up, Kiki Prottsman was always one of the few girls in computer and programming classes. Now, as Education Program Manager for the Hour of Code, Kiki is seeing her vision of egalitarian computing realized around the world.
HP Inc. Joins Hour of Code events to Introduce K-12 Students to Computer Science
Epic Stories 7 Dec 2015
HP Inc. Joins Hour of Code events to Introduce K-12 Students to Computer Science
HP Inc. announced that more than 800 HP volunteers will take part in Hour of Code – the largest learning event in history – during Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, 2015.
New Sprout plug-in for Unity 5.0 developers (Streaming webinar)
Immersive 1 Dec 2015
New Sprout plug-in for Unity 5.0 developers (Streaming webinar)
HP has created a Sprout plug-in for Unity 5.0 developers. In this webcast, Sprout engineers show how you can use Sprout's dual-screen system, 3D image capture, and Intel RealSense camera to create 3D experiences.
A look at the software that powers 3D printing
HP Labs 30 Nov 2015
A look at the software that powers 3D printing
I am a research manager at HP Labs and for the past several months I and members of my team have been working on software and algorithms aspects of HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion™ technology. HP Multi Jet FusionTM technology will revolutionize the 3D printing space.
The 3MF Consortium works for industry growth
3D Printing 23 Nov 2015
The 3MF Consortium works for industry growth
In 2015 HP joined in the formation of the 3MF Consortium. As part of our efforts to share and promote understanding about 3MF, we sent Luis Baldez, HP 3D printing Software Strategy Program Manager, to the Additive Manufacturing Conference. Luis delivered a session together with another founding member -- Alexander Oster of netfabb GmbH.
Printing from a web app directly to a printer
Print Fundamentals for Developers 8 Nov 2015
Printing from a web app directly to a printer
Three ways to print from a web app directly to a printer (without going through the computer): Print by ePrint Print by Google Cloudprint Print by local network
Paper - the Rodney Dangerfield of media
Print Fundamentals for Developers 6 Nov 2015
Paper - the Rodney Dangerfield of media
Value of print - In a world where screen media gets all the buzz, paper can lament, "I don't get no respect." Everyone says, "Paper is going away." Yet a steady 100 million printers sell every year. What can you do with a worldwide installed base of about half a billion printers?
HP Corvallis MakerSpace grand opening: Tom Carrico on making stellar photographs
Epic Stories 5 Nov 2015
HP Corvallis MakerSpace grand opening: Tom Carrico on making stellar photographs
Tom Carrico has been making and inventing inside HP for almost half of the company’s existence. He retired in 2015 to pursue his “wonderful hobby” – astrophotography. "Taking photographs of the night sky still requires a maker mentality and do-it-yourself determination."
Printing HTML headers and footers
Print Fundamentals for Developers 5 Nov 2015
Printing HTML headers and footers
A common question I see is how to print headers and footers when printing a webpage. An old stackoverflow post posed this question: Is it possible to print HTML pages with custom headers and footers on each printed page? I'd like to add the word "UNCLASSIFIED" in red, Arial, size 16pt to the top and bottom of every print
Printing HTML headers and footers
Print Fundamentals for Developers 5 Nov 2015
Printing HTML headers and footers
A common question I see is how to print headers and footers when printing a webpage. An old stackoverflow post posed this question: Is it possible to print HTML pages with custom headers and footers on each printed page? I'd like to add the word "UNCLASSIFIED" in red, Arial, size 16pt to the top and bottom of every print
Web printing in landscape
Print Fundamentals for Developers 3 Nov 2015
Web printing in landscape
Some content needs to be printed in landscape. This is fairly common when you have spreadsheets or data-filled reports. This can be tricky when printing from the browser, because it relies on the user to select landscape printing, which is rarely the default orientation. If you use PDF generation on the server, it's relatively easy to enforce landscape orientation.
Sprout goes to World Maker Faire New York
Immersive 2 Nov 2015
Sprout goes to World Maker Faire New York
The Sprout Tour truck, criss-crossing America to show off immersive computing and "blended reality," parked at the World Maker Faire in New York in late September 2015. Check out the video interview by Makezine.com. 
Sprout goes to World Maker Faire New York
Immersive 2 Nov 2015
Sprout goes to World Maker Faire New York
The Sprout Tour truck, criss-crossing America to show off immersive computing and "blended reality," parked at the World Maker Faire in New York in late September 2015. Check out the video interview by Makezine.com. 
Ugmos and Einsteins at the Cheltenham Science Festival
HP Labs 29 Oct 2015
Ugmos and Einsteins at the Cheltenham Science Festival
HPLabs, Bristol, are once again proud to be one of the major sponsors of the annual Cheltenham Science Festival. We have been supporting the festival, which runs over six days, for several years. It is a fun and vibrant event, making Science interesting for everyone, there are demos, presentations and so much more to enjoy.
HP Labs researchers pilot a novel education platform at “Superhero School”
HP Labs 29 Oct 2015
HP Labs researchers pilot a novel education platform at “Superhero School”
Researchers from HP Labs recently taught a pair of coding classes at “STEAM LEADS,”a pilot STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) enrichment program for middle school students offered by the Cupertino Library in Cupertino, California.
Generate PDFs to make your webpages print beautifully from any browser
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Generate PDFs to make your webpages print beautifully from any browser
Web Printing Tutorial: Do your web pages print differently in different browsers? Use these PDF techniques to make printing from your website consistent and beautiful across all browsers.
Paper going away? You decide.
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Paper going away? You decide.
Value of print - It has been half a century since Businessweek predicted the paperless "Office of the Future." Decide for yourself whether paper is going away, or whether half a billion installed printers can add value to your apps and websites.
Selecting regions of a webpage to print
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Selecting regions of a webpage to print
Web Printing Tutorial: One of the most common needs when formatting a webpage to print is turning off regions that don't need to be displayed. As explained in the full tutorial, this is usually done with display: none;
In the beginning was the Print Button, and it was good - but not great
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
In the beginning was the Print Button, and it was good - but not great
All print APIs trace their code roots back to the humble Print Button – an on-screen button that opened the print dialog box. It is still one of the handiest pieces of code around.
Generating PDFs from HTML for non-web content
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Generating PDFs from HTML for non-web content
Web printing tutorial: This tutorial explores the world of page layout using HTML and CSS to design printed pages. The goal is not merely a nicely printed web page, but a specific piece of printable non-web content, such as a brochure or book,
Paper, Screen, and Monty Python and the Holy Grail - an Allegory
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Paper, Screen, and Monty Python and the Holy Grail - an Allegory
Value of Print - A scene from the classic British comedy says a lot about the attitude some screen-only developers take toward paper and printing.
Public Radio considers "The Future of Paper"
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Public Radio considers "The Future of Paper"
Value of Print - Eric Weiner, a reporter for National Public Radio, also used the famous not-dead-yet scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail to underscore his report about the endearing, enduring durability of paper.
In-browser preview of print CSS
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
In-browser preview of print CSS
Web printing tutorial: As a web developer working on print, I've often needed to see the impact of stylesheet changes to print media. This isn't always easy to do. It turns out you can preview print stylesheets directly in the browser on Chrome!  The basic functionality has been present for a while, but Google occasionally changes how you access this feature. These instructions work as of Chrome v.43.
The enduring paper catalog and the power of print in an omnichannel world
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
The enduring paper catalog and the power of print in an omnichannel world
Value of Print - More than 20 years into the Internet revolution, why are there still catalogs in my mailbox? Why did Lands' End bring back its catalog and create a host of specialty catalogs?  
Public Radio considers "The Future of Paper" - the return of paper notebooks
Print Fundamentals for Developers 29 Oct 2015
Public Radio considers "The Future of Paper" - the return of paper notebooks
NPR headline: Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever.  Handy, easy-to-carry moleskine notebooks are returning to classrooms. Taking notes with pen and paper requires a mental synthesis that typing lacks.
Future engineers from Girls Innovate! visit HP Labs
HP Labs 26 Oct 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.
Reading analytics - analyzing how people read online
HP Labs 26 Oct 2015
Reading analytics - analyzing how people read online
In the online world, there are two well-known “species” of user: “searchers” and “shoppers.” Each leaves a voluminous trail of information behind them. Web searchers mainly deposit search keywords and result clicks, while shoppers’ trails are made up of views, purchases, and rentals of products.
HP Labs Middleware research enables Software-Defined Manufacturing
HP Labs 26 Oct 2015
HP Labs Middleware research enables Software-Defined Manufacturing
Mass customization, in Tseng and Jiao’s definition, is "producing [customized, personalized] goods and services to meet individual customer's needs with near mass production efficiency".