Posts Tagged ‘OSHW’

How to choose an open source hardware license

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Makers in the open source hardware community are usually more preoccupied with tech details, with licensing considerations being an afterthought. This can lead to unintended consequences resulting from releasing a design under what proves to be either too permissive or restrictive. Simone Cicero tries to clear up confusion over characteristics...

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OSHW haptic interface

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Diego Spinola writes, "Here's a project I've just "completed" that I think you'll like, it's an OSHW haptic interface! It's called VIMPHIN and it's pictured in action above. Guess what logic sniffer I used to debug the actuator's bus?" Our money would be on the open workbench Logic Sniffer! For...

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Open source hardware symbols for PCBs

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Here's a followup to the open source hardware logo post. NBitWonder has some of the design candidates in an open source eagle library. Thanks Ben! Via the comments.

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Open Source Hardware Logo

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

The Open Hardware Summit has released Version 1.0 of the Open Source Hardware Definition (OSHW). With this definition they would like to release a logo to be used to brand Open Hardware. Criteria: The logo for the Open Hardware Definition must: * Be easy to print/see on a PCB *...

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