Details of new products, sneak previews of those in development, and workshop insights.
Halifax, UK, 18thMay 2018 —Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open and its hardware division Ground Electronics have launch a campaign for Circumference, a family of custom-designed desktop cluster computing units based around the popular Raspberry Pi and UDOO x86 single-board computer families. Available to pre-order now on crowdfunding… Read More
Fernvale is a modular open hardware development platform for the Mediatek MT6260 SoC, featuring a keypad, screen and SIM socket etc. — all the basic things you’d expect with a mobile phone — plus plenty of debugging interfaces. The case we’ve developed is laser cut from… Read More
Design for laser cutting is a pleasant introduction to CAD for a number of reasons. There are many software packages that can be used to generate the correct type of design files including some that may be familiar – such as Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape – from other design practice. Modern desktop… Read More
We found that when using our Novena all-in-one desktop with computationally intensive workloads, the Freescale SoC would quickly heat up and the CPU governor would then kick in and throttle back the clock speed. This isn’t so much of an issue with tasks such as compiling software, however, it can… Read More
Those who follow Boldport on Twitter will know that the correct answer to the question, “which particular type of tea powers Boldport’s design work with PCBmodeE?”, is of course Russian caravan! Thanks to all those who entered the competition, a correct entry was selected at… Read More
It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of Boldport‘s work and it turns out that their excellent taste extends beyond the design of beautiful, functional circuits, to that very best of beverages, tea. Which brings us to the subject of this competition: can you tell us which particular type… Read More
We’ve just added a new case kit to the store which is designed to accommodate the Novena open hardware computing platform mainboard together with the companion Myriad-RF SDR module. Features include: U.FL to panel mounted SMA connector cables for TX… Read More