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Smart lab technology. Arduino - HomePage. MyOpenRouter : The Premier Online Community for NETGEAR's WNR3500L & WGR614L Open Source Router - DD-WRT, OpenWRT, & Tomato Firmware. Open Source Hardware Initiative. As both an electrical engineer and professional software developer, I'd like to start an open source hardware movement similar to the open source software movement that has currently been happening.

Open Source Hardware Initiative

I've seen ideas similar to this from other people before, although not well thought out nor articulated correctly, and definitely not the same thoughts I have about the subject. This (somewhat long) post is a summary of my ideas, hoping to get some feedback from other people. Open source software has been around for awhile. We've all seen it: Linux is the biggest example. Why does open source software exist?

Open source hardware obviously has different requirements. Many people believe that open source hardware has to be all about integrated circuits (IC's) on chips. Now that the whole IC issue is out of the way, back to the PCB router. The users can get a desktop PCB router by either 1) Downloading open source plans for the router and building it himself. Sorry for writing a huge essay here. Village Telco » Mesh Potato. Mesh Potato Click for larger view The Mesh Potato is a device for providing low-cost telephony and Internet in areas where alternative access either doesn’t exist or is too expensive.

Village Telco » Mesh Potato

It is a marriage of a low-cost wireless access point (AP) capable of running a mesh networking protocol with an Analog Telephony Adapter (ATA).Here is the story of how the idea of the Mesh Potato came about. The first prototypes of the Mesh Potato were built in June of 2009, almost exactly a year after the Mesh Potato concept was conceived of. In late 2009, we launched a “beta” test of about 150 Mesh Potatoes in about 20 different countries. The production Mesh Potato can be seen at the right. The Mesh Potato went on sale in September 2010 and can be ordered through the online store of this website. UPGRADE INDUSTRIES. Arducopter - Arduino-based autopilot for mulitrotor craft, from quadcopters to traditional helis.

The DIY Drones development team is proud to bring you the ultimate open source quadcopter and helicopter UAV!

arducopter - Arduino-based autopilot for mulitrotor craft, from quadcopters to traditional helis

ArduCopter's autopilot is based on APM 2, the most sophisticated IMU-based open source autopilot on the market. It provides full UAV functionality, with scripted waypoints, Ground Station and more. Advanced GCS Waypoints! See the Wiki manual linked above for full details and instructions. Sample video: GPS position and altitude hold See some other ArduCopter videos here! Main Page. Bone. What is BeagleBone?


Be sure to check out the new BeagleBone Black BeagleBone is an $89 MSRP, credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects to the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.0 and Ubuntu. With plenty of I/O and processing power for real-time analysis provided by an AM335x 720MHz ARM® processor, BeagleBone can be complemented with cape plug-in boards to augment functionality. Processor: AM335x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8 256MB DDR2 RAM3D graphics acceleratorARM Cortex-M3 for power management2x PRU 32-bit RISC CPUs Connectivity USB client: power, debug and device USB host Ethernet 2x 46 pin headers Software Compatibility 4GB microSD card w/ Angstrom Distribution Cloud9 IDE on Node.JS w/ BoneScript library BeagleBone Projects NinjaBlocks Tiny, cloud-enabled, open hardware computers that process input from sensors & control lights, power sockets and other actuators Internet Radio Uses MPD (Music Player Deamon) to stream live internet radio feeds to a stereo audio output.

Camera 2.0. 3/15/12 - The FCam API is now available on the Nokia N9 Linux-based smartphone.

Camera 2.0

See below for details. Overview Computational photography refers broadly to sensing strategies and algorithmic techniques that enhance or extend the capabilities of digital photography. The output of these techniques is an ordinary photograph, but one that could not have been taken by a traditional camera.

Representative techniques include high dynamic range imaging, flash-noflash imaging, coded aperture and coded exposure imaging, photography under structured illumination, multi-perspective and panoramic stitching, digital photomontage, all-focus imaging, and light field imaging. Although interest in computational photography has steadily increased among graphics and vision researchers, progress has been hampered by the lack of a portable, programmable camera platform with enough image quality and computing power to be used for everyday photography.

Imaging solutions with Free software and open hardware. Yeeloong Notebook_Notebook_江苏中科梦兰电子科技有限公司. Yeeloong Notebook Loongson processor inside with MIPS architecture GNU/Linux OS and free free software Rich interface and excellent design Low power consumption Main Features: 1) The world's first fully free software. 2) High performance. 3) Low power. 4) Low cost. 5) High quality. 6) Rich expandability: optional HDD/wifi/camera, internal USB connector for expansion of GPS/Bluetooth etc.Specifications:

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