Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA)

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The Open Hardware Summit: The Future of Manufacturing Is Sharing

Ruth Suehle | Wired | October 3, 2012

The Open Hardware Summit was held for the third time last Thursday in New York in advance of World Maker Faire in nearby Queens. This is the first year that it was held by the relatively new Open Source Hardware Association, which is now accepting members. Read More »

The Open Source Hardware and Maker Movements: Reshaping America

Isaac Budmen | Information Space | October 8, 2012

It is by accepting the responsibility for making what we invent here in America that together we will be able to change our current circumstances, reshape our economy and in the process make a better future for ourselves and the next generation. If that is a future you wish to see as much as I do, then I encourage you to learn more about OSHW and the Maker Movement. Read More »

Übertroll Firm Bags DRM Patent For 3D Printing

Iain Thomson | The Register | October 12, 2012

A division of Intellectual Ventures, the IP-holding company founded by Nathan Myhrvold, Microsoft's former CTO, has been granted a patent on a system for introducing digital rights management (DRM) controls to 3D printing. Read More »

What Is Open Source Hardware?

Staff Writer | YouTube | October 1, 2012

This video describes the attributes of open source hardware to the general public. This video is officially released by the Open Source Hardware Association. Please share this video! Read More »

Why You Should Certify Your Open Hardware

The open source hardware movement has been gaining momentum since 2010 with new industries joining the community at a rapid pace. In fact, the maker and 3D printing markets are expected to become a US$ 8.5 billion market by 2020. Open source hardware has grown so big, it has gotten difficult to keep track of the large number of open source projects and ensure all projects labeled "open source" follow the community-created open source hardware principles and definition. In fact, not all maker items are open source nor 3D printers...

2013 Open Hardware Summit At MIT

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 6, 2013 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Location: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States

The 2013 Open Hardware Summit will take place on September 6, 2013 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The annual conference is organized by the Open Source Hardware Association, and features speakers and panel discussions centered on the topic of the Open Source movement. Tickets for the event are currently available to purchase from the Open Hardware Summit website. Read More »