In this talk, Facebook's Frank Frankovsky will examine key moments from the history of open hardware and share learnings from his work on the Open Compute Project — a prominent industry initiative focused on driving greater openness and collaboration in infrastructure technology — to draw out insights on how we can create and sustain open source movements in hardware.
Facebook's Frank Frankovsky will lead a panel of industry leaders in a discussion of the challenges and opportunities in building open source movements around hardware. Frank will share key learnings from the Open Compute Project (a prominent industry initiative focused on driving greater openness and collaboration in infrastructure technology) and draw out similar insights from the panel.
by John Sarik
Printable electronics have the potential to enable a revolution in open hardware design. We present a prototype electronic material printer based on a commercial desktop 3D printer, demonstrate its capablities, and present a roadmap for the development of printable, open components based on unconventional electronics.
16th–20th July 2012