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Our hardware articles include Raspberry Pi and Arduino, open wearables, Linux and hardware compatibility, laptop reviews, monitoring tools, and more. For background, read our introduction to open hardware.

red heart with text "you are not alone"

Growth in research citations proves that academics with an interest in open hardware are no longer...
How to build a plotter with Arduino

Automate drawing, engraving, and more with a DIY plotter using open source hardware and software.
Meet OpenAuto, an Android Auto emulator for Raspberry Pi

OpenAuto allows developers to test their apps on Raspberry Pi as well as other Linux and Windows...
raspberry pi inside a makeup compact

Learn how to build a simple camera from a Raspberry Pi Zero, an HD webcam, and an empty makeup...
Old camera

With a Raspberry Pi, a webcam, and old-fashioned ingenuity, an old Brownie becomes a decent digital...
5 keys to building open hardware

Maximize your project's impact with these 5 keys to building open hardware.
How to make a DIY Blynk Board

The SparkFun Blynk Board is based on the ESP8266 and comes with 10+ preloaded projects.
Open source drones

Learn about the open source projects powering the next generation of unmanned aerial vehicles.