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IN PICTURES: Lenovo Tokyo Media Tour 2012, Day 2 - Inside the R&D Labs

What's cooking in Lenovo's R&D facility? Check out this 78-photo slideshow

  • Lenovo invited selected members of the overseas and Japanese press to visit its "Yamato" R&D facility in Yokohama

  • The media arrives in Yokohama

  • The media arrives in Yokohama

  • Lenovo's office is in Queen's Tower C

  • The media proceeds to the meeting room

  • The media proceeds to the meeting room

  • The media proceeds to the meeting room

  • The media cover the keynote speeches

  • The media cover the keynote speeches

  • The media cover the keynote speeches

  • Lenovo product group chief development officer, vice president and fellow, Arimasa Naitoh

  • The original IBM ThinkPad

  • Disassembled ThinkPads

  • Disassembled ThinkPads

  • Disassembled ThinkPads

  • Naitoh "Father of the ThinkPad" poses with a recent device

  • The media take photoes

  • The Lenovo team poses

  • The Lenovo banner

  • View of the Minato Mirai area from Lenovo's office

  • Moving to Lenovo's R&D centre

  • Moving to Lenovo's R&D centre

  • Banner at the R&D centre

  • Durability design lab

  • Equipment on display

  • Eletromagnetic wave reader

  • Eletromagnetic wave reader

  • Eletromagnetic wave reader

  • Static electricity test

  • Static electricity test

  • Static electricity test

  • Static electricity test

  • Static electricity test

  • Static electricity test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • ThinkPad boots up after being stood upon

  • EMC and reliability design lab

  • Test chamber

  • Test chamber

  • Gear on display

  • Gear on display

  • Gear on display

  • Lenovo hardhat

  • Gear on display

  • Demonstration of cold storage test

  • Gear on display

  • EMC test

  • EMC test

  • EMC test

  • EMC test

  • Wireless and accoustic design lab

  • Accoustic test

  • Accoustic test

  • Robustness and durability design lab

  • Test chamber

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Durability test

  • Gear on display

  • Vintage ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Vintage ThinkPad on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Vintage ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Vintage ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Vintage ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Lenovo customer centres senior worldwide competitive analyst, Kevin Beck

  • Vintage ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Recent ThinkPads on display at the ThinkPad museum

  • Aluminium and carbon sheets, where the latter is used in ThinkPads

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