Open-source hardware in the creative world
The concept of open-source hardware is hardly new, but it has surely picked up steam in the last year, with everyone from individual makers and start-ups, to professional engineers and established electronics industry companies taking notice.
EDN spent the day at the Open Source Hardware Association-run event and shares a few of its finds here. Some of the following designs may at first strike one as quirky one-off successes but broader thinking shows extensive opportunities beyond these examples.
Click through and see some of the samples of open-source-hardware usage and the creative people behind them that we found at the Open Hardware Summit.