At the GK3 recently, Steve Song pointed out that open hardware was becoming an option.
Mobile phone circuit diagrams opened up in Australia, were picked up by two small factories in China, and the designer invited to come and see them making his design. Interesting -the factories made circuit but had not previously made phones.
Mind you the working conditions sounded a bit dodgy - soldering by dipping the board into a pan using fingertips!
|Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 21:03|