Founder, Bayanihan Labs
S noun the act of a person or thing that
makes; the means or cause of success or
S adjective brought back; resurgent
What this talk is about
S Open Hardware Revolution
S Internet of Things Future
S Personal Tips
Open Source Revolution
S Products of open design movement
S Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)
S Open Source Hardware
S Includes schematics, parts lists, etc.
S Open-source electronics embedded
computing platform based on flexible,
easy-to-use hardware and software.
S Created for artists, hobbyists, and anyone
interested in creating interactive objects
- Massimo Banzi, Father of Arduino
S 16 MHz clock speed
S 14 digital I/O pins
S 6 PWM outputs
S 6 analog inputs
S 32 KB flash memory, 0.5 KB used by
S C-like programming language
S Easy to compile and upload
S Lots of libraries, lots of shields
S Big community, open source
(but not limited to) open source
hardware and the Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT)
S A growing number of internet-enabled devices
that can network and communicate with
each other and with other web-enabled
S Things (e.g. objects, environments, vehicles
and clothing) will have more and more
information associated with them and may
have the ability to sense, communicate,
network and produce new
information, becoming an integral part of the
S Communication -2G/3G, GPS, RFID,
S Protocols – IPv4/IPv6, 6LoWPAN
S Hardware – Embedded boards
S Software – Embedded OSes
S Cloud Services
S Health and body monitoring
S Smart Homes
S Smart City
S Dare to dream.
S Scratch your own itch.
S Form a harmonious team.
Dare to Dream
S What your big idea?
S Have a definite chief aim.
S “You can get everything in life you want
if you just help enough other people get
what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
Scratch Your Own Itch
S “Get out of the building”* – To validate
S Develop your minimum viable product
(MVP) early and iterate.
S Fail (if you must) and learn from your
* Source: Steve Blank, “How to Build a Startup”, online course.
Forming a Team
S Little things can make a big difference
S Law of the Few*
S The Connector
S The Maven
S The Salesperson
* Source: Malcolm Gladwell, “Tipping Point,” 2000.