A NYC open source community member plans to launch a self-build 3D printer kit
There’s no doubt that engineers like the idea of open-source hardware.
The Burrito Bomber is a product of Darwin Aerospace and it is a drone that finds you based on your smart phone location, then drops a tube filled with a burrito to you, via parachute (VIDEO).
The do-it-yourself (DIY), open-source drone movement is turning into a real business that could disrupt the commercial and military drone industry.
Pocket Tactics is an open source table top game you print yourself — even the dice.
Thingiverse user Johann is working on a new delta robot 3D printer prototype called Rostock.
Economists and theorists of innovation such as Jeremy Rifkin, Yochai Benkler, Michel Bauwens, and several others have concluded that the Third Industrial Revolution is at hand.
The Economist has famously called 3D Printing the third industrial revolution, but designer, educator and Arduino cofounder Massimo Banzi says, no, what he sees as the real third industrial revolution is the open source hardware and maker movement (VIDEO).
Burritobot is created with open source technology, that can be programmed to build the perfect edible unit (VIDEO).
“LeBigRep” is a DIY research project, which tries to prove that opensource 3D-printing technology is also feasible for printing large-scale (>1m^3) objects, exceeding the dimensions of desktop 3dprinting machines.