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A comprehensive list of hacked and hackable products is maintained by Stephen Vermeulen at
 
A comprehensive list of hacked and hackable products is maintained by Stephen Vermeulen at
 
http://vermeulen.ca/product-hacking.html
 
http://vermeulen.ca/product-hacking.html
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=Examples=
  
  
[[Arduino]], an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.
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#[[Arduino]], an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.
[[Bug Labs]], a programmable hardware device, The Bug, run on open source software Bugbase
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#[[Bug Labs]], a programmable hardware device, The Bug, run on open source software Bugbase
[[Chumby]], a powerful little device with Wi-Fi, a 3.5-inch screen and an interface that you can customize
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#[[Chumby]], a powerful little device with Wi-Fi, a 3.5-inch screen and an interface that you can customize
[[Concentrated Solar Power Open Source Initiative]]
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#[[Concentrated Solar Power Open Source Initiative]]
[[Daisy MP3 Player]]
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#[[Daisy MP3 Player]]
[[Free Telephony Project]], provides free  reference designs for embedded telephony. Both the hardware and software are open.  
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#[[Free Telephony Project]], provides free  reference designs for embedded telephony. Both the hardware and software are open.  
[[Grid Beam Building System]], reuseable parts for building
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#[[Grid Beam Building System]], reuseable parts for building
[[Hexayurt]], an open source disaster relief shelter
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#[[Hexayurt]], an open source disaster relief shelter
[[Ikea Hacker]]  
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#[[Ikea Hacker]]  
[[Jaldi Battery Charger]]
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#[[Jaldi Battery Charger]]
[[Lego Factory]], design your own kits, in the corporate framework
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#[[Lego Factory]], design your own kits, in the corporate framework
[[LugNet]], design your own Lego kits, outside the corporate framework
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#[[LugNet]], design your own Lego kits, outside the corporate framework
[[Movisi Open Design Furniture]]
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#[[Movisi Open Design Furniture]]
[[Neuros Technology]] and its [[OSD Open Source Device]]
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#[[Neuros Technology]] and its [[OSD Open Source Device]]
[[Night Brights]], the entire making process of the lights is open source and shared publicly
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#[[Night Brights]], the entire making process of the lights is open source and shared publicly
[[Open Cola]]  
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#[[Open Cola]]  
[[Open Micromanufacturing and Nanomanufacturing Equipment]]
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#[[Open Micromanufacturing and Nanomanufacturing Equipment]]
[[Open Moko]], an [[Open Mobile Telephony]] project
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#[[Open Moko]], an [[Open Mobile Telephony]] project
[[Open Source Green Vehicle]]  
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#[[Open Source Green Vehicle]]  
[[Open Source Pharma]]  
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#[[Open Source Pharma]]  
[[Open Source Scooter]], a project to make a Segway-type vehicle
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#[[Open Source Scooter]], a project to make a Segway-type vehicle
[[Open Source Sewing Patterns]] such as [[Burdastyle]]  
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#[[Open Source Sewing Patterns]] such as [[Burdastyle]]  
[[Open Source Velomobile Development Project]]
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#[[Open Source Velomobile Development Project]]
[[Ronen Kadushin Open Design]]
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#[[Ronen Kadushin Open Design]]
[[Ronja]] by [[Twibright Labs]], optical point-to-point data link device
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#[[Ronja]] by [[Twibright Labs]], optical point-to-point data link device
[[Roomba]], hackable Vacuuming Robots
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#[[Roomba]], hackable Vacuuming Robots
[[SHPEGS Open Energy Project]]  
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#[[SHPEGS Open Energy Project]]  
[[Whirlwind Wheelchair International]]
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#[[Whirlwind Wheelchair International]]
[[Worldbike]]
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#[[Worldbike]]
[[Ybox]], an internet connected set-top box
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#[[Ybox]], an internet connected set-top box
  
  
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[[Appropedia ]]
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#[[Appropedia ]]
[[Instructables]]  
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#[[Instructables]]  
[[Open Circuits]], a wiki for sharing open source electronics knowledge, schematics, board layouts, ports and parts libraries
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#[[Open Circuits]], a wiki for sharing open source electronics knowledge, schematics, board layouts, ports and parts libraries
[[Open Cores]], a loose collection of people who are interested in developing hardware, with a similar ethos to the free software movement"
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#[[Open Cores]], a loose collection of people who are interested in developing hardware, with a similar ethos to the free software movement"
[[Open Sustainability Network]] and its [[Standarrd]] blog
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#[[Open Sustainability Network]] and its [[Standarrd]] blog
[[TaskForge]]
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#[[TaskForge]]
  
  
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[[Citizen Product Design]]
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#[[Citizen Product Design]]
[[Co-Creation]]
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#[[Co-Creation]]
[[Co-Design]]
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#[[Co-Design]]
[[Crowdsourced Advertising]]
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#[[Crowdsourced Advertising]]
[[Crowdsourced Design]]
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#[[Crowdsourced Design]]
[[Open Customization]]
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#[[Open Customization]]
[[Open Design]]
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#[[Open Design]]
[[Open Source Hardware]]
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#[[Open Source Hardware]]
[[Open Hardware]]
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#[[Open Hardware]]
[[Open P2P Communities]]
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#[[Open P2P Communities]]
[[Open Peer to Peer Design]]
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#[[Open Peer to Peer Design]]
[[Open Source Hardware]]
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#[[Open Source Hardware]]
[[Open Source Product Design]]
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#[[Open Source Product Design]]
[[Open innovation]]
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#[[Open innovation]]
[[Peer Production Entrepreneurs]]
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#[[Peer Production Entrepreneurs]]
[[Personal Fabricators]]
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#[[Personal Fabricators]]
[[RepRap]]
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#[[RepRap]]
[[Self-organized Design Communities]]
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#[[Self-organized Design Communities]]
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Design]]
 
[[Category:Design]]

Revision as of 01:32, 9 November 2007

A comprehensive list of hacked and hackable products is maintained by Stephen Vermeulen at http://vermeulen.ca/product-hacking.html

Examples

  1. Arduino, an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.
  2. Bug Labs, a programmable hardware device, The Bug, run on open source software Bugbase
  3. Chumby, a powerful little device with Wi-Fi, a 3.5-inch screen and an interface that you can customize
  4. Concentrated Solar Power Open Source Initiative
  5. Daisy MP3 Player
  6. Free Telephony Project, provides free reference designs for embedded telephony. Both the hardware and software are open.
  7. Grid Beam Building System, reuseable parts for building
  8. Hexayurt, an open source disaster relief shelter
  9. Ikea Hacker
  10. Jaldi Battery Charger
  11. Lego Factory, design your own kits, in the corporate framework
  12. LugNet, design your own Lego kits, outside the corporate framework
  13. Movisi Open Design Furniture
  14. Neuros Technology and its OSD Open Source Device
  15. Night Brights, the entire making process of the lights is open source and shared publicly
  16. Open Cola
  17. Open Micromanufacturing and Nanomanufacturing Equipment
  18. Open Moko, an Open Mobile Telephony project
  19. Open Source Green Vehicle
  20. Open Source Pharma
  21. Open Source Scooter, a project to make a Segway-type vehicle
  22. Open Source Sewing Patterns such as Burdastyle
  23. Open Source Velomobile Development Project
  24. Ronen Kadushin Open Design
  25. Ronja by Twibright Labs, optical point-to-point data link device
  26. Roomba, hackable Vacuuming Robots
  27. SHPEGS Open Energy Project
  28. Whirlwind Wheelchair International
  29. Worldbike
  30. Ybox, an internet connected set-top box


Reference Sites

  1. Appropedia
  2. Instructables
  3. Open Circuits, a wiki for sharing open source electronics knowledge, schematics, board layouts, ports and parts libraries
  4. Open Cores, a loose collection of people who are interested in developing hardware, with a similar ethos to the free software movement"
  5. Open Sustainability Network and its Standarrd blog
  6. TaskForge


Related Concepts

  1. Citizen Product Design
  2. Co-Creation
  3. Co-Design
  4. Crowdsourced Advertising
  5. Crowdsourced Design
  6. Open Customization
  7. Open Design
  8. Open Source Hardware
  9. Open Hardware
  10. Open P2P Communities
  11. Open Peer to Peer Design
  12. Open Source Hardware
  13. Open Source Product Design
  14. Open innovation
  15. Peer Production Entrepreneurs
  16. Personal Fabricators
  17. RepRap
  18. Self-organized Design Communities