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Raspberry Pi Wireless Solutions

Connect your Pi up to WiFi, Bluetooth or give it a cellular connection.


Arduino Wireless Options

Get your latest Arduino compatible projects connected to your smartphone.


IoT Prototyping Hardware

A closer look at some of the popular IoT prototyping hardware available.


// Background Articles
kitchen-table-industrialsts The Kitchen-Table Industrialists  - NYTimes, 2011

Their method involves creating “hacker space” cooperatives, where a few dozen members share a 3-D printer, a laser cutter and an oscilloscope and engage in collaborative manufacturing projects.”

// Organizations & Communities
oshwa Open Source Hardware Association 

  • OSHUG— Open Source Hardware User Group
  • OHANDA - Open Source Hardware and Design Alliance

// Events
ohs Open Hardware Summit - Boston 2013
  • 2012 - New York
  • 2011 - New York
  • 2010 - Queens

makerfaire Maker Faire

- Past Events
- Videos 

// Websites


Stores with Blogs:

// Videos & Presentations
what-is-oh1 What is Open Hardware?
- Produced by the Open Source Hardware Association

// Investing & Accelerators
boltio-hardware Bolt - Boston

"Bolt is a 6-month intensive program designed to help hardware startups grow"

HAXLR8R HAXLR8R - Shenzhen, China and San Francisco

"HAXLR8R is a venture fund which focuses on entrepreneurs building hardware devices. It offers seed funding ($25,000), office space as well as mentorship along with the other opportunies for 2-4 person startups to take an idea to a product." 

Creating a product:

// Popular Platforms & Products
arduino Arduino 
"Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments." 
beagle-bone BeagleBone
"BeagleBone is a low-cost credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects with the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.0 and Ubuntu."
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