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2014-04-04 23:39:31

LinkSprite announces pcDuino3 launch. With a more powerful A20 dual core ARM cortex A7, Arduino style headers with Ubuntu software support, IR receiver, LVDS LCD interface, high speed camera interface, SATA and a lot more new features, this new pcDuino3 will no doubt make a great choice for both professionals and hobbyists. Longmont, CO (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 LinkSprite announced today the company launched pcDuino3, a new addition to its pcDuino family. As a leader in the open source...

2014-02-25 12:30:34

Empowering hackers to push the limits of 3D printing technology LOVELAND, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With community innovation at the core of their "open" philosophy, Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the LulzBot(TM) line of desktop 3D printers, is celebrating Hardware Freedom Day by hosting a giveaway of their newest model, the TAZ 3. Valued at $2,195, TAZ 3D printers, along with accompanying starter kits, will be granted to eight hackerspaces at the forefront of innovation....

2014-02-19 23:02:24

The Innovative Product is a Mini Development Board That Will Be Compatible With the Arduino Leonardo, says founders of Myownduino. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Augustine DiCiacce, Cyril Moore and Dan Ward, founders of Myownduino, have recently launched a fundraiser on the Kickstarter website that is designed to raise money for the development of an open source hardware mini development board called the Lil’ Nardo. The innovative product will be compatible with the Arduino...

2014-02-05 08:34:16

LOVELAND, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What does "open" hardware truly mean? While many in the marketplace are tossing around this buzzword, Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the LulzBot(TM)( )3D desktop printer, is actually practicing the "open" philosophy--sharing the source code, specifications and even documentation on how to build and personalize your own printer, giving power back to the user. This philosophy runs counter to most products on the market. A vast majority of...

2013-11-27 16:27:13

Stock up for all the engineers, prototypers and DIY-ers on your list LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleph Objects, Inc., makers of the LulzBot(TM)( )3D desktop printer, is changing the game this holiday season with extreme discounts for engineers, DIY-ers and prototypers alike. Starting at 12:01 a.m. MST, on Monday, Dec. 2, makers can get in virtual line at www.lulzbot.com to take advantage of one-time special offers on the LulzBot TAZ 2 for only $1,995 (originally...

2013-03-28 10:42:47

Another breakthrough using customizable 3-D printable designs Just as the power of the open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to most people, open-source hardware makes it possible to drive down the cost of doing experimental science and expand access to everyone. As part of this movement, a Michigan Technological University lab has introduced a library of open-source, 3-D-printable optics components in a paper published in PLOS One from...

2013-02-01 08:30:00

DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BeagleBoard.org announced the winners of the BeagleBone Cape Plug-in Board Design Contest, which invited developers, students, makers and hobbyists worldwide to create innovative new expansion boards or "capes". Made specifically for BeagleBone, a credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects with the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.1.2 and Ubuntu, capes allow hobbyists to quickly and easily enhance the sensors, actuators and...

2012-11-01 07:35:26

DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capes aren't just for Halloween. The beloved cartoon superhero Beagle had a cape that he flew with year-round, and now BeagleBoard.org is asking BeagleBone enthusiasts to create their own "cape" plug-in boards to fly BeagleBone to greater heights. Starting today, developers, makers and hobbyists worldwide are invited to enter the BeagleBone Cape Plug-in Board Design Contest. The three winners of the contest will each be awarded a $1,000 cash prize,...

2012-09-11 02:35:06

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is honored to announce Engineer Mike Hord's presentation at the 2012 Open Hardware Summit (http://summit.oshwa.org/). Taking place on September 27th in New York, N.Y., the third annual conference is a venue to discuss and draw attention to the rapidly growing open source hardware community.A vocal advocate of the open...

2012-02-27 08:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today said that the open source hardware model and DIY maker movement are converging to foster amazing ingenuity and exceptional growth for both industries. SparkFun saw significant growth as a company in 2011 (the company grew 34.4 percent year-to-year), reflecting both the community in which the company is involved and a growing interest...