Open Hardware Summit

Open Hardware Summit E-Paper Badge

Open Hardware Summit E-Paper Badge

Just another reason got attend this September’s Open Hardware Summit: the awesome name badges, code-named BADGEr! They’ve got an e-paper screen, an on-board ATmega328, and a Micro SD slot. It can also function as an Arduino shield! The boards were designed by WyoLum and manufactured by Seeed Studio.

Continue Reading
The View from the Summit

The View from the Summit

Yesterday, starting at the very hacker unfriendly hour of 8:30am and running into the mid evening, Eyebeam in Manhattan saw the movers and makers in the open source hardware space gather for their annual summit. There were lots of interesting talks, from the likes of Chris Anderson, Dale Dougherty, Bre Pettis, Ayah Bdeir, Leah Buechley, […]

Continue Reading
OHS and MakerBot’s Source

OHS and MakerBot’s Source

At this year’s Open Hardware Summit (9/27) in NYC, the MAKE video team asked some key participants (from MakerBot, SparkFun, Evil Mad Scientist, OpenROV and others) what they thought about MakerBot closing off some of its source files. Here’s some of what they had to say. More: Our coverage of the new MakerBot product release […]

Continue Reading
Open Hardware Summit Begins Its Ascent

Open Hardware Summit Begins Its Ascent

The 3rd annual Open Hardware Summit is underway at Eyebeam in New York City. Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson kicked off the sold-out, standing room only event. The roster of speakers is stellar and includes our own Dale Dougherty and many folks from the pages of MAKE.

Continue Reading
Hardware Innovation Workshop: A Video Retrospective

Hardware Innovation Workshop: A Video Retrospective

Before this week’s Open Hardware Summit gets underway on Thursday in New York City, we thought we’d highlight some of the great presentations at the MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop held this past spring in Palo Alto as a warm-up of some of the issue and players.

Continue Reading
Open Source Hardware, Workshops and Summits

Open Source Hardware, Workshops and Summits

This year’s Open Hardware Summit has a fantastic rooster of speakers. There are also some especially fun talks, like MAKE’s very own Super Awesome Sylvia and Joey Hudy talking about kids and open source, Jim Burke presenting on the Power Racing Series, and Erin Kennedy, aka RobotGrrl, on sharing inspiration through the development of robot kits.

Continue Reading