Sacha De’Angeli had a big process flaw with a soon to launch product called Campfire #1. With the support of his local Hackerspace and the OSHW community a resolution was found and his product saved. This is a prime example on how the OSHW community can help a business solve problems, save money, and tap resources that would otherwise be out of reach.
If your think about building your own open source transmissometer or just wanbt to learn more, the theory, technical schematics, and details can be found on the Rugged Scents Blog.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.