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Doors 'open' to hardware

by khatib on 13-Jun-2005
source: EETimes
Is "open" hardware a disruptive technology that will foster the kind of collaboration that Linux brought to the software world?

Despite the recent demise of one prominent open-source programmable-logic effort, advocates think so. Given the increasingly prohibitive costs of developing hardware from scratch, open hardware is an attractive possibility. But the road is not easy, and new business models will be needed to support it.
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