HP Making of Elite Tour 2011 Roundup

Chris Burns - Oct 12, 2011
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HP Making of Elite Tour 2011 Roundup

Recently HP invited SlashGear and a handful of other USA-based publications as well as a few arms full of international publications to take a tour of their HP Elite PC testing facilities. What we got to see was no less than the harshest of tests on notebooks and desktop computers from their Elite line of computers, all of it in agonizingly complete detail. What we’ve got for you here, just incase you’ve missed anything, is a complete round-up of our tour. There’s also a couple of b-roll videos, one of them explaining some imploded buildings on campus, just for the fun of it.

What you can see so far in the [HP Elite portal] we’ve got are some product hands-on videos. What we’ve got for you here below is the full collection of testing walk-throughs. Lots of talking, lots of explaining, lots of looking around at what HP does to test their machines before they’re allowed on the market. Watch them all and find yourself using up the time between lunch and dinner – so of course remember to bring a snack!

Without further ado:

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HP Corporate Reliability Testing Robots

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HP Electrostatic Discharge Testing

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HP Emissions and Immunity Compliance with Joe Sharkey of HP

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HP Radiated Emissions Chamber and Radiated Immunity Chamber with Joe Sharkey

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Battery Functionality in-depth with John Wozniak

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HP Integration Testing with Gabriel Valencia

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HP 8760 Mobile Workstation Notebook testing DUES EX on 4 monitor setup

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HP Beats Philosophy exploration with Vinyl Record Player

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HP DreamColor on EliteBooks testing

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Materials and Reliability testing

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SRS Audio and Beats integration testing

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HP Houston Campus History Lesson with Luis Nunez

Pretty interesting? Have you had an awesome time going through the Houston campus at HP? How about Elite, feeling more confident about your HP Elite line of PCs purchase? We sure hope so, those robots aren’t messing around. This weekend we’ll also be continuing to mine our b-roll footage for any additional interesting bits from the HP Making of Elite 2011 tour, so if you’re in the HP mood, check it out!


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