Assistive technology such as Augmented/Assisted Communication (AAC), Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text (TTS/STT), magnifiers, screen readers, and eye gaze systems enable people with disabilities to accomplish what others take for granted on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of assistive... Read more
This week, I talk about open hardware components and answer some important questions, plus OpenStreetMap in Nepal, and more. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get our newest video uploads. Top 5 articles of the week for May 22.
To celebrate the greatness that is open hardware, our team gathered once again, as we did last year, for a Staff Open Hardware Day at Red Hat Tower.
How to rig a smarthome and stop red-light runners with TouchBoard sensor hacks.
To celebrate our open hardware series—and to help keep you in the loop on all things open hardware—we've rounded up 21 makers, tinkerers, and open hardware enthusiasts to follow on Twitter. Want more? Check out @opensourceway's full open hardware list.
The OpenOCD package is an extremely powerful addition to the open hardware toolbox. Its versatility means that just about anything that can wiggle pins is capable of becoming a hardware debugger, and the wide availability of commodity hardware means that these powerful tools are available to those... Read more
The most frequent question open hardware guru and author of Raspberry Pi Hacks, Ruth Suehle, gets asked is: Should I get an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi? In her latest article, she answers that question by telling us more about the differences between
The most frequent question open hardware guru and author of Raspberry Pi Hacks, Ruth Suehle, gets asked is: Should I get an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi? In her latest article, she answers that question by telling us more about the differences between the two boards, and their similarities, plus which... Read more
Fritzing is an open source application that allows users to create schematics by selecting parts from a large part library, connecting them, and laying them out on a virtual breadboard.
Opensource.com will publish a new article on the topic of open hardware as part of our Open Hardware series that runs from May 18 - 22.