— Open Source Hardware User Group

A group of people with a shared interest in Open Source Hardware, we hold regular meetings in and around London. We welcome suggestions for topics and speakers for future events on the discussion list.


  1. Members' Lightning Talks
  2. 3D Printing and Making
  3. Open Source Hardware Camp 2018
  4. Shrimping (hand-built Arduino) workshop for children and adults
  5. Yanking the Chain: Open Source Software Compliance in the Supply Chain
  6. Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick Workshop
  7. Collaborative music making, ultra-low latency audio and sensor processing
  9. OSSG AGM, Reimagining EDSAC, NetBSD Updates, Semantic and Change Coupling of Software Classes
  10. Open Source Hardware Camp 2017
  11. CHERI CPU, Adding Security to Compilers, Trust & Provenance in Open Data
  12. Getting started with NetBSD on embedded platforms Pt. 2
  13. Getting started with NetBSD on embedded platforms
  14. An introduction to software-defined radio with LimeSDR
  15. FPGA projects past, planned and possible
  16. Educating the Next Generation (myStorm update, micro:bit, encouraging next generation)
  17. Getting started with FPGAs and Verilog using project IceStorm and myStorm
  18. The Future of Open Source (chip design for the masses, musical instruments, algorithms as pictures, open source research)
  19. Open Source Hardware Camp 2016
  20. Drones Pt. 2 (Captain Buzz, Whirly Blades of Death, Bounder)
  21. Open Source Chips Pt. 3
  22. NMI Open Source Conference
  23. Open Source Where You Least Expect It
  24. Embedded Platforms (BSD, OpenWRT, Plan 9 & Inferno)
  25. Open Energy Tools & Interoperability (Open Inverter, OpenTRV, Heat Pump Monitoring)
  26. Security (Hardware RNG, PGP key signing party)
  27. Open Source Hardware Camp 2015
  28. Chips Pt.3 (BERI, Do we need separate Hardware Construction languages? OpenTransputer)
  29. Wiring the Internet of Things with Raspberry Pi & Node-RED
  30. Hackerspace/makerspace/fablab panel discussion
  31. Radio Pt. 3 (OpenBeacon, HPSDR, Ruling Drones)
  32. Energy (Exploring "open" in energy, Electricity from Woodchips, OpenTRV)
  33. Open Source in Business
  34. Chips Pt.2 (Chip Design for Teenagers, Cocotb, lowRISC)
  35. Open Source Hardware Camp 2014
  36. Teaching (Teaching with LilyPad, Raspberry Pi in education, MzTEK)
  37. Radio Pt.2 (Networking Literacy Project, Everyone has a radio in them)
  38. Embedded Scripting (Lua, Espruino, Micro Python)
  39. Privacy and Security (Security protocols in constrained environments, RFIDler, Indie Phone)
  40. Speed (overclocking, souped-up BBC Micro, compiler optimisation)
  41. Production by the Proletariat (RepRap, TVRRUG)
  42. Open Source Hardware Camp 2013
  43. Boards (Beautifully Functional Circuits, Little Printer)
  44. Sensor Networks (Contiki, Low Power Wireless Sensors, quick2link)
  45. Is Three (Writing AVR Firmware, Panel)
  46. Lightning Talks
  47. Products (Nanode, An Industry Perspective, Licensing Update)
  48. Embedded (Erlang, Parallella, Compiler Options and Energy Consumption)
  49. Open Source Hardware Camp 2012
  50. Drones (UDB4, OpenRelief, ARDrone + Kinect)
  51. Kits (Homesense, Quick2Wire)
  52. Energy-efficient Computing (Open Compute, BeagleBoard, Event-driven XCore)
  53. Practical System-on-Chip (Program your own open source FPGA SoC)
  54. Manufacturing (Breadboard to Finished Product, Arduino Shield, Modular RepRap Electronics)
  55. Wireless (Hacking Commodity Wireless, Practical Wireless, Contiki OS, CWIG)
  56. Open for Change Pt.2 (Hexayurt, O + S Project, Onawi)
  57. Open Source Hardware Camp
  58. Practical Approaches (Double-sided PCB Design, Controlling Power, 3W RGB LED Controller )
  59. Goes to Canterbury! (Collaboration, building communities, surface mount adventures)
  60. Open for Change (Radiation Monitoring in Japan, 40 Fires, Bristol Braille Technology)
  61. Chips (Programmable Logic, Computer Conservation with FPGAs, OpenCores & OpenRISC 1000)
  62. Performance (MilkyMist)
  63. Learning (BBC, Tinker London)
  64. At Home (Tacticalendar, Denkimono Clock)
  65. Radio (HPSDR)
  66. Community (mbed, DesignSpark, London Hackspace)
  67. Arduino: An Open Source Hardware Success Story
  68. Open Hardware Licensing and Models for Sustainability
  69. An introduction to the XMOS XCore XS1 and Amino

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