All scientific papers to be free by 2020 under EU proposals
All publicly funded scientific papers published in Europe could be made free to access by 2020, under a “life-changing” reform ordered by the European Union’s science chief, Carlos Moedas.
The Competitiveness Council, a gathering of ministers of science, innovation, trade and industry, agreed on the target following a two-day meeting in Brussels last week.
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#OpenSCAM is now #CAMotics and 3-axis #CNC milling or engraving #simulation software
CAMotics is an Open-Source software which simulates 3-axis CNC milling or engraving. It is a fast, flexible and user friendly simulation software for the DIY and Open-Source community. CAMotics works on Linux, OS-X and Windows.
OZER Hexapod #OpenHardware #Robot that can be #3dprinted
OZER is a work in progress to develop a totally functional hexapod for exploring functions on unstructured terrains. Keeping as main objectives the development of a low cost, easy to construct, assemble and operate structure which allows the reconfiguring of the platform for new uses.
#Sparkfun #opensource #Arduino #library #MLX90614 non-contact infrared thermometer
An Arduino library that interfaces with the MLX90614 non-contact infrared thermometer over a 2-wire, I2C-like interface (SMBus).
#Autodesk #OpenSources #Ember #3DPrinter #Electronics and #Firmware
On Sep 21, 2015 released Ember’s electronics and firmware are now open-source and are available for you to download, inspect, modify, and make improvements. The electronics are shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license, the same license under which we’ve shared Ember’s resin and mechanical designs; the firmware is licensed under GNU GPL (see the source code itself for the full details).
freeboard.io – Dashboards For your #InternetOfThings / #IoT projects
freeboard.io is simple, real-time, interactive dashboard to visualize IoT data. It provides drag & drop customize-able interface.
#Dobot an #OpenSource #Robotic Arm Kit for Everyone
Dobot has been created by a team of six engineers based in San Francisco California and has been designed to provide a 4-axis high accuracy, high repeat precision, stepper motor, Arduino-based, desktop robotic arm for makers, educators and anyone else there would like to learn more about robotics and have their very own precision desktop programmable robotic arm.