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open-source hardware


Open Source Virtual Reality gains 13 more partners, gives away VR kits to universities

Software, hardware, interfaces and audio: OSVR has new partners in the fold in advance of its June launch, and a plan to seed some headsets to universities.

By February 10, 2015


Linux Foundation fuels open-source drone efforts

3D Robotics and other drone makers have joined Intel and Qualcomm in an effort to formalize the creation of open-source hardware and software for the unmanned aerial vehicles.

By October 14, 2014


Pulling back from open source hardware, MakerBot angers some adherents

What happens when a prime example of the open-source hardware movement locks down its products?

By September 27, 2012


Open-source Death Star project launched on Kickstarter

Now that the U.S. government has wimped out on building a Death Star, a Kickstarter project has emerged to raise funds to construct the deadly spaceship using open-source hardware and software.

By February 6, 2013


Ford unveils OpenXC, invites open-source applications

At TechCrunch Disrupt, the automaker and partner Bug Labs announces a new system that will allow developers to create open-source hardware and software applications.

By September 12, 2011


How to stream to Twitch using Open Broadcaster Software

Everything you need to know about setting up a Twitch stream from your computer.

By January 26, 2016


Open-source hardware standards formally issued

The nascent industry--led by Arduino, Chumby, MakerBot, Adafruit, and others--has never had a governing definition. Until now.

By July 13, 2010


Hacker wins contest for open-source Kinect driver

The open-source hardware team at Adafruit will give the winner $3,000 as well as $2,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

By November 10, 2010


Bounty offered for open-source Kinect driver

Adafruit Industries, leaders in open-source hardware development, have offered $1,000 to the first person or team to create an open-source driver for Microsoft's new Kinect motion control system.

By November 4, 2010


Open-source hardware, start-ups, and land wars in Asia

Hardware is required to drive a new breed of service-driven businesses, but lowering the cost of that hardware may require an open-source strategy.

By October 22, 2009