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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


Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By April 24, 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


Google vows not to sue over certain patents for open source

To start, the online giant today said it has identified 10 patents related to MapReduce, which allows users to analyze large data sets. It won't sue over those patents unless first attacked.

By March 28, 2013


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


Linux-based KDE tablet hopes to spark open-source movement

If you want a tablet that's more open than iPad and Android devices, then this Linux-based tablet might be for you.

By January 31, 2012


Paging Raven II, the open-source surgery robot

Developed at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Washington, the Raven II is being tested as a lightweight surgery robot.

By January 20, 2012


New webOS tablets incoming as OS goes open source

There's life in webOS yet -- HP promises it will make more devices for the troubled operating system, with it going open source like Android.

By December 12, 2011


Apple's lossless audio format goes open source

Apple's lossless encoder and decoder has gone open source, 7 years after it was introduced to let users rip CD-quality music into files that could be archived.

By October 28, 2011