Open Source Hardware section on Mouser Electronics @mouserelec
Open Source Hardware @ Mouser Electronics. We saw this as a press release today but could not find the link/section immediately, we think this is it. Open source hardware is now part of Mouser, that’s pretty cool –
Open Source Hardware (OSHW) refers to non-proprietary electronics designs that anyone may duplicate or modify without penalty and offers modular, ready-made, and easily customizable embedded hardware solutions. A new Open Source Hardware site at Mouser is organized to help engineers quickly find the development platform with the technology that suits their project.
Mouser acknowledges that there are varying degrees of ‘openness’ in open-source, yet there is no easy way to determine or show this, therefore hardware self-identified as open-source hardware is offered, with more to come, says the company.
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