open source hardware (OSHW)

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Out In The Open: The Free Tools That Let You Hack Your Whole Life

Klint Finley | Wired | October 7, 2013

Imagine a home speaker system that identifies everyone in the room and plays only the music they wanna hear... Read More »

Pimp Your 3D Printer With Cyrus: The Open Source 3D Printer

Jack Millner | Tech City News | April 9, 2013

Cyrus is an open source 3D printer currently funding on Kickstarter designed to “close the gap between consumers and makers.” Read More »

Pinoccio Co-Founder Talks Creative Hardware

Staff Writer | Concentrate | May 1, 2013

Software start-ups get much of the glory, but in a nice turn, here's an interesting interview with Sally Carson, co-founder of Ann Arbor-based Pinoccio. Read More »

Portland Ripe To Be A 3-D Printing Leader?

Peter Korn | | July 3, 2014

...President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address last year, hailed as “the next revolution in manufacturing.”  Its proponents say 3-D printing holds the promise for corporations and individuals to print out their own three-dimensional objects as easily as we now print paper documents on inkjet printers...

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Potential For Open-Source Car Customization Showcased On Ford Mustang Using Openxc Platform

newsla | PaddockTalk | July 26, 2013

An important part of the total gaming experience for hardcore video gamers is getting physical feedback through the controller as they keep their eyes on the screen. It’s called haptic feedback. For drivers of performance cars like Ford Mustang, feedback is just as important to understanding how the car is behaving. Read More »

Professional Engineers And Hobbyists Will Increase Reliance On Open Source Hardware And Software In 2013, According To Element14 Study

Press Release | element14 | June 26, 2013

Study unveils high level of crossover between hobbyists and professional engineers in use of dev kits and open source hardware and software Read More »

Promoting Shared Hardware Design

Tal Nawy | Nature | June 27, 2013

Now is the time to move open-source hardware development into basic research labs. Read More »

Pulling Back From Open Source Hardware, MakerBot Angers Some Adherents

Rich Brown | CNET | September 27, 2012

You likely know MakerBot Industries as the poster child for the new era of 3D-printing. You might not know that, until last week, the company and its CEO, Bre Pettis, were considered shining lights in the open-source hardware movement. Read More »

Rackspace: Open Compute Not Only Cheaper, It's Also Denser

Yevgenly Sverdlik | DatacenterDynamics FOCUS | September 9, 2013

Slightly more than a year has passed since the Open Compute Project (OCP) announced Open Rack, and slightly more than two years has passed since a small group of engineers at Facebook kicked off the open-source hardware-design project, telling the world that data center users did not have to be beholden to the standards dictated by the few incumbent OEMs on the IT market.

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Real-World Raspberry Pi

Werner Hein | Linux Magazine | April 23, 2013

The single-circuit-board Raspberry Pi computer, only as big as a credit card, makes it easy to gain experience with embedded Linux systems. We’ll show you some hands-on examples of how to use the Raspberry Pi in an everyday environment. Read More »

Researcher Argues For Open Hardware To Defend Against NSA Spying

Antone Gonsalves | CSO | October 10, 2013

While there is no foolproof defense against government spying, snooping by entities like the National Security Agency could be made far more difficult through the use of Internet infrastructure built on open-source hardware, an academic researcher says. Read More »

SA’s Open-Source ‘Metabolic Chamber’

Staff Writer | TechCentral | December 5, 2012

A Stellenbosch-based start-up wants to debunk health myths and offer researchers, and anyone else who’s interested, access to the data from its custom-built “metabolic chamber”. Read More »

SDN Switch Implementation Fosters Open Development.

Press Release | Centec | November 27, 2013

Centec Networks, a leading innovator of SDN switching silicon and advanced SDN turnkey system solutions, today announced a revolution in open software-defined networking (SDN) with the introduction of "Lantern". Read More »

Sensored Meetup #10 At A Glance: Data, Open Source And Hardware Startup Strategy

Mathilde Berchon | MakingSociety | April 9, 2013

I can’t believe last night was already the 10th edition of the Sensored Meetup. I went to the first one more than a year ago, which was a really great gathering of sensor experts. It’s this kind of meetup where you end up learning tons of things by just being around, and where everyone is working on super ambitious and high-level products. Read More »

Simple Circuits – An Open Source Hardware Analog Arsenal

Staffwriter | Open Source Hardware Junkies | June 30, 2013

I wonder if this has happened to you. You see an awesome project online and you think “I am going to make that rad thing-a-ma-jig”.  It looks easy after all, and if that 5th grader and his dad did it, then darn it – so can I. Read More »