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Hardware: The New Open Source      Driving InnovationTod Kurt @todbotCo-founderThingM
Fast Product Design    with OSHW   Tod E. Kurt, ThingM  Hardware Innovation Workshop    16 May 2012, Xerox PARC
Who Am I?
Who Am I?
How is Open Source      Useful forHardware Development?     free exchange of ideasleverage the cleverness of others
But Mostly...        you save timeAnd, you get to work with others          And, it’s fun
Hardware Design Process• Ideation / Product Design• Hardware design / Schematic & Layout• Product Visualization• Firmware ...
Example Product:    blink(1)
IdeationLook to similar devices for inspiration
Schematic & Board LayoutExplore different chips, different layouts  Choose one, or all, to get PCB fabbed
VisualizationSketchUp + EagleUp
VisualizationSketchUp + CAD import
Visualization & Usability  3D printouts w/ Makerbot
Software & Firmware  blink(1)USB pipeline    not your problem
FirmwareOpen devtools for many chipsets  Atmel AVR: Arduino & AVR-GCC       TI MSP430: MSPGCC       Microchip PIC: SDCC
USB stacksOpen USB stacks are growing too:         V-USB (AVR/sw)          LUFA (AVR/hw)         16FUSB (PIC/sw)   Dangero...
Application APIsSome open & cross platform toolkits:          Processing / Java            WxWidgets                GCC   ...
What’s Difficult Still?“Last mile” to screen & keyboard    Atoms (enclosures, etc)
The UpsideIdea to functional prototype         in 2 weeks Multiple design studies on multiple chip architecturesManufactur...
Giving Back              Publish!                                 your                               company              ...
Thank You@thingm / @todbothttp://thingm.com/http://todbot.com/blog/
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  1. 1. Hardware: The New Open Source Driving InnovationTod Kurt @todbotCo-founderThingM
  2. 2. Fast Product Design with OSHW Tod E. Kurt, ThingM Hardware Innovation Workshop 16 May 2012, Xerox PARC
  3. 3. Who Am I?
  4. 4. Who Am I?
  5. 5. How is Open Source Useful forHardware Development? free exchange of ideasleverage the cleverness of others
  6. 6. But Mostly... you save timeAnd, you get to work with others And, it’s fun
  7. 7. Hardware Design Process• Ideation / Product Design• Hardware design / Schematic & Layout• Product Visualization• Firmware & Software
  8. 8. Example Product: blink(1)
  9. 9. IdeationLook to similar devices for inspiration
  10. 10. Schematic & Board LayoutExplore different chips, different layouts Choose one, or all, to get PCB fabbed
  11. 11. VisualizationSketchUp + EagleUp
  12. 12. VisualizationSketchUp + CAD import
  13. 13. Visualization & Usability 3D printouts w/ Makerbot
  14. 14. Software & Firmware blink(1)USB pipeline not your problem
  15. 15. FirmwareOpen devtools for many chipsets Atmel AVR: Arduino & AVR-GCC TI MSP430: MSPGCC Microchip PIC: SDCC
  16. 16. USB stacksOpen USB stacks are growing too: V-USB (AVR/sw) LUFA (AVR/hw) 16FUSB (PIC/sw) Dangerous Prototypes (PIC/hw)
  17. 17. Application APIsSome open & cross platform toolkits: Processing / Java WxWidgets GCC HTML5 / Node.js But better to go native
  18. 18. What’s Difficult Still?“Last mile” to screen & keyboard Atoms (enclosures, etc)
  19. 19. The UpsideIdea to functional prototype in 2 weeks Multiple design studies on multiple chip architecturesManufactureable in a month
  20. 20. Giving Back Publish! your company blog Get the makers on your sideThey’re early adopters, recommenders
  21. 21. Thank You@thingm / @todbothttp://thingm.com/http://todbot.com/blog/
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