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Open source

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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kenboak

Open source

August 15, 2016 15:13

Mystorm - Creating an Open Source FPGA Development Platform

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.

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OpenTRV

Open source

March 6, 2016 19:00

FEEDBACK WANTED: IoT secure radio comms

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!

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OpenTRV

Open source

February 24, 2016 15:21

Buses and Radiators: An Update

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

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stuartChilds

Open source

August 31, 2015 12:45

Open Knowledge

Enabling access to information and tools for an enlightened society.

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ChelseaBack

Open source

August 10, 2015 10:30

Building An Open Source Energy Monitor

Assembling and programming the emonTx and emonGLCD modules.

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Andrew Back

Open source

June 26, 2015 09:14

The Time of the Open Laptop has Arrived

A look at the growing desire, need and practicality of radically open computing devices.

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