HP Garage

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The HP Garage is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard (HP) was founded.wikipedia
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Hewlett-Packard

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The HP Garage is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard (HP) was founded.
The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by Bill Hewlett and David Packard, and initially produced a line of electronic test equipment.

Palo Alto, California

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It is located at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, California.
While not open to the public, the garage that housed the launch of Hewlett Packard is located at 367 Addison Avenue.

Silicon Valley

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It is considered to be the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley."
Founded in Packard's garage by Stanford graduates William Hewlett and David Packard, Hewlett-Packard moved its offices into the Stanford Research Park shortly after 1953.

David Packard

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HP founders William Hewlett and David Packard are considered the first Stanford students who took Terman's advice.
In 1939, Packard and Hewlett established Hewlett-Packard (HP) in Packard's garage with an initial capital investment of $538.

HP200A

Hewlett-Packard's first product, built in the garage, was an audio oscillator, the HP200A.
The HP200A was the first product made by Hewlett-Packard and was manufactured in David Packard's garage in Palo Alto, California.

Museum

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The HP Garage is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard (HP) was founded.

Stanford University

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In the 1930s, Stanford University and its Dean of Engineering Frederick Terman began encouraging faculty and graduates to stay in the area instead of leaving California, and develop a high-tech region.

Frederick Terman

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In the 1930s, Stanford University and its Dean of Engineering Frederick Terman began encouraging faculty and graduates to stay in the area instead of leaving California, and develop a high-tech region.

Bill Hewlett

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HP founders William Hewlett and David Packard are considered the first Stanford students who took Terman's advice.

California Historical Landmark

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The garage has since been designated a California Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

National Register of Historic Places

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The garage has since been designated a California Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Walt Disney Studios (Burbank)

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One of Hewlett-Packard's first customers was Walt Disney Studios, which purchased eight oscillators to test and certify the sound systems in theaters that were going to run the first major film released in stereophonic sound, Fantasia.

Stereophonic sound

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One of Hewlett-Packard's first customers was Walt Disney Studios, which purchased eight oscillators to test and certify the sound systems in theaters that were going to run the first major film released in stereophonic sound, Fantasia.

Fantasia (1940 film)

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One of Hewlett-Packard's first customers was Walt Disney Studios, which purchased eight oscillators to test and certify the sound systems in theaters that were going to run the first major film released in stereophonic sound, Fantasia.

Digital DNA

Digital DNA recognizes Palo Alto (indeed, the HP garage) as the birthplace of the Silicon Valley and the computer revolution.

HP Inc.

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The company started off in the HP Garage in Palo Alto, California.

Sid Espinosa

While working at HP, Espinosa resided at 367 Addison Avenue (home of “The HP Garage”), the national historic landmark officially recognized as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley.”

Rules of the garage

The name was a reference to David Packard's garage in Palo Alto, in which Packard and Bill Hewlett first founded the company after graduating from nearby Stanford University in 1935.

Garage (residential)

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That garage, the HP Garage, is now a museum.

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HP Garage, a museum showing Hewlett-Packard's early history