open hardware


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open hardware

An electronic device in which the circuit design and any internal firmware instructions are available to the public. Open hardware is the machine counterpart of "open source software." See open source.
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This approach allows Brain4Net experts to offer an open hardware that ideally fits the customer needs.
Project Ara is developing a free, open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones," said Paul Eremenko from the Project Ara team.
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These sensors were mostly built using low-cost open hardware boards such as Arduino and streamed radiation data in real time through the Cosm web platform.
JCI seems to be following the path of several suppliers trying to bring consumer applications and cloud-based products consumers enjoy on their phones and tablets into the vehicle through a more open hardware configuration.
But there's plenty of work to be done: standards must replace the current open hardware specifications, and these must then be married seamlessly with modular, interoperable and stable open software stacks, tying the disaggregated components back together again through systems management products.
the optimisation of open hardware and software systems.
In addition to its role as a mobile phone, developers are embracing the open hardware, open software and open CAD of the Openmoko platform to create a wide range of new products in applications such as healthcare, industrial, tourism, communications, entertainment and scientific visualization and motion-sensing will play a key role in many of them.
Yoggie Security Systems, a developer of hardware-based personal security computer solutions, announced on 11 November that it has launched its new Open Firewall Pico and Open Firewall SOHO, which are open hardware firewalls based on Yoggie's Gatekeeper technology.
It features an open hardware and software architecture and reconfigurable pin-face styles to offer users the ability to combine low-cost analog in-circuit testing with a maximum of 3,456 test points, high-integrity functional testing, and systems test, all within a single test environment.
Open technologies include open-source software, open standards and open hardware.
Is it non-reliant on specialized hardware, orand can it leverage open hardware standards?