Sunday, November 07, 2010

Open hardware: How and why it works

Open hardware: How and why it works: "Open source has been a successful driver in software innovation, but how does it -- or how can it -- apply to hardware? A number of hardware projects are testing open source concepts, from microprocessors to microcontrollers to complete single-board computers. This article discusses licensing, availability, community, and other challenges and successes in making hardware open."