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#[[Daisy MP3 Player]]
 
#[[Daisy MP3 Player]]
 
#[[Elphel]], cameras
 
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#[[ExpressPCB]], manufactures self-designed motherboards
 
#[[Free Telephony Project]], provides free  reference designs for embedded telephony. Both the hardware and software are open.  
 
#[[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
 
#[[Grid Beam Building System]], reuseable parts for building

Revision as of 14:13, 2 January 2008

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. Elphel, cameras
  7. ExpressPCB, manufactures self-designed motherboards
  8. Free Telephony Project, provides free reference designs for embedded telephony. Both the hardware and software are open.
  9. Grid Beam Building System, reuseable parts for building
  10. Hexayurt, an open source disaster relief shelter
  11. Ikea Hacker
  12. Jaldi Battery Charger
  13. Lego Factory, design your own kits, in the corporate framework
  14. LugNet, design your own Lego kits, outside the corporate framework
  15. Movisi Open Design Furniture
  16. Multimachine, all-purpose machine tool, an example of Multiple-Purpose Production Technology
  17. Neuros Technology and its OSD Open Source Device
  18. Night Brights, the entire making process of the lights is open source and shared publicly
  19. Open Architecture Network
  20. Open Cola
  21. Open EEG
  22. Open Handset Alliance
  23. Open Micromanufacturing and Nanomanufacturing Equipment
  24. Open Moko, an Open Mobile Telephony project
  25. Open Pattern, embedded electronics for wireless
  26. Open Source Green Vehicle
  27. Open Source Pharma
  28. Open Source Scooter, a project to make a Segway-type vehicle
  29. Open Source Sewing Patterns such as Burdastyle
  30. Open Source Velomobile Development Project
  31. Ronen Kadushin Open Design
  32. Ronja by Twibright Labs, optical point-to-point data link device
  33. Roomba, hackable Vacuuming Robots
  34. SHPEGS Open Energy Project
  35. SolaRoof, open design of solar energy for households
  36. Whirlwind Wheelchair International
  37. Worldbike
  38. x0xb0x, "Roland" MIDI synthesizer
  39. Ybox, an internet connected set-top box

Reference Sites

See the Open Hardware tag for updates.

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