Open source provides the framework for collaborating on projects with other engineers, makers and hobbyists. Essentially, open source is all about making the physical object or the software coding as easy to remix and reproduce as possible without limitations.
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7 months agoI'm excited!
1 year agoChelsea, there are some really good GLCD displays available from China, HK etc. that are really good value for money. For example a 3.2" LCD combined with a MEGA2560 can be bought for about £12.00....
2 years agoWow, great project! May I ask how much it costed you, not in time but in parts? Thanks!
2 years agoGreat Blog Andrew ,
Love the idea of an open source mobile phone.
It opens up other possibilities for use in projects which would not be practical with commercial products.
2 years agoThe IMEI is in the GSM module, which simply presents a serial port over which Hayes AT commands are sent to and from the ATmega (as is the case with many phones). The module also has pins for audio in/out,...
January 13, 2017 14:45
Arduino-compatible combines ease of use with performance and is open to the core.
December 29, 2016 15:38
sysmocom announce programme to accelerate the development of open source 3.5G cellular infrastructure technology.
November 23, 2016 07:46
Now Crowdfunding, The OnChip Open-V microcontroller is a completely free (as in freedom) and open source 32-bit microcontroller based on the RISC-V architecture. The Open-V has a host of built-in peripherals you’d expect of any modern microcontroller
August 15, 2016 15:13
Ken Boak shares the story of how he and his colleague Alan Wood created an Open source FPGA development board, pulling out all the stops to achieve a radically different FPGA dev-board, - at a price point that had yet to be seen.
March 6, 2016 19:00
We're about to push out the door V1.0 of a microcontroller-friendly hardware-agnostic secure comms frame format using AES-GCM and we'd like scrutiny, feedback and, well more users!
February 24, 2016 15:21
At OpenTRV (opentrv.uk) we are in the final quarter of our IoT Launchpad project (part-funded by Innovate UK), and testing our first all-in-one smart radiator valves
August 31, 2015 12:45
Enabling access to information and tools for an enlightened society.
August 10, 2015 10:30
Assembling and programming the emonTx and emonGLCD modules.
June 26, 2015 09:14
A look at the growing desire, need and practicality of radically open computing devices.
April 21, 2015 08:00
The availability of open-source software and, more recently, hardware targeting embedded applications means that access to high-quality engineering resources has never been greater.
August 14, 2014 06:45
An assembly guide for the Open Source Hardware Camp 2014 kit.