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.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.