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Open source is a way of providing free access to software and to hardware designs that can be modified, studied and created by anyone, this includes the schematics, blueprints, logic designs and 3D CAD files. Using platforms like Github, Engineers can share, alter and make improvements.

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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