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Innovate. Collaborate. Advance.

We're enhancing technologies for automotive, aerospace and defense that make us safer, support our national security and improve our quality of life. More>

HRL's GaN Transistors Available to Commercial Customers

GaN HEMT technology offers significant advantages for high-data-rate wireless links, radars and active sensors. More>


Smart People;
Groundbreaking R&D

Since our inception in 1997, we've advanced the state of the art in a number of technology areas.

Information & Systems Science
Sensors & Materials
Applied Electromagnetics
Foundry Services
Commercial MMIC Products
Machine Shop


Center for Neural and Emergent Systems (CNES)

The center is exploring new computing paradigms to create bio-inspired, intelligent machines that can interact with and learn from their environments. More>


The Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System—the world’s first “cognitive-neural” binocular threat-detection technology—could bring new advantages to the battlefield. More>

More than 800 Patents Issued!

HRL Laboratories, LLC, announced today that it has obtained its 800th and 801st patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. More>

Third Workshop On The BrainThird Workshop On The Brain | September 10-12, 2014

This workshop focuses on the latest advances in exploring experimental and theoretical foundations of criticality in neural systems.  International speakers will present their latest work on critical phenomena covering diverse topics such as power law scaling of neuronal avalanches, neuronal fluctuations, and correlation functions, balanced neuronal networks, graph theoretical approaches, and maximum entropy models. More>


HRL news

04/2014 - HRL Laboratories announces Efficiency Improvement in High Definition Neuromorphic Video Object Recognition More >

01/2014 - Processors That Work Like Brains Will Accelerate Artificial Intelligence More >

12/2013 - Dr. Jeong-Sun Moon, Named 2014 IEEE Fellow More >

10/2013 - 800 And Growing More >
09/2013 - Best Paper Nominee More >

08/2013 - Another HRL Researcher Achieves Top Level More >

08/2013 - HRL’s SyNAPSE program for neuromorphic computing is featured in The Economist More >

07/2013 - HRL Scientists Demonstrate World's First Millimeter-Wave Flexible Electronics Technology More >

06/2013 - HRL's RAPID UPSIDE team is awarded contract to develop new real-time tracking technology for DARPA More >

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