All scientific papers to be free by 2020 under EU proposals

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.



OpenSCAM is now CAMotics and 3-axis CNC milling or engraving simulation software

#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 Open-Hardware Robot

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.

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Autodesk Open Sources Ember 3D Printer Electronics and Firmware

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Autodesk Open Sources Ember 3D Printer 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).

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Dobot: Open Source Robotic Arm Kit for Everyone

#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.

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