Open source hardware is hardware whose design is made publicly available so that anyone can study, modify, distribute, make, and sell the design or hardware based on that design. (from oshwa.org)
It's a great time to be a tinkerer and inventor. With the advent and proliferation of inexpensive microcontrollers, development boards, and electronic hardware tools, the barriers to entry have never been lower. Anyone can create automated marvels at home, with little cost and difficulty.
Indy Open Hardware is a community focused on learning, sharing, and working with open hardware concepts and tools. Whether it's sharing Arduino sketches, learning PCB layout design, or showing off our latest electronics and arts integration, Indy Open Hardware is the place for Makers.