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Jeff Campbell
07-19-2010, 01:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.edibleapple.com/apple-highlights-never-before-seen-anechoic-chambers-where-iphone-is-subjected-to-rigorous-testing/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+EdibleApple+(Edible+Apple)' target='_blank'>http://www.edibleapple.com/apple-hi...+(Edible+Apple)</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"During Apple's iPhone 4 press conference this past Friday, one of the points Steve Jobs drove home again and again was the fact that Apple subjects each successive iPhone to an extensive and lengthy testing process in state of the art testing facilities."</em></p><p><object width="600" height="360" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/IcttRiE-d4A&amp;feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/IcttRiE-d4A&amp;feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" /></object></p><p>The test lab was roughly $100 million USD investment by Apple, and includes&nbsp;17 anechoic chambers. These chambers are rooms that prohibit the reflection of waves, so the testing is virtually interference free so the measurements are more accurate. The video is only about a minute and a half and is pretty interesting. Apple released this after the press conference on the ongoing saga of the antenna problems with the iPhone 4.&nbsp;</p>