— 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. Open Source Hardware Camp 2024
  2. Open Source Hardware Camp 2023
  3. Lightning talks and BCS OSSG AGM
  4. Open Source Hardware Camp 2019
  5. Inaugural London RISC-V meetup
  6. What's New In Cryptography & Security
  7. Makerspaces
  8. Open Source FPGA Hardware and Tooling Past, Present and Future
  9. Machines and systems of past, present, future
  10. Mentoring & Advocacy in Open Source + OSSG AGM
  11. Members' Lightning Talks
  12. 3D Printing and Making
  13. Open Source Hardware Camp 2018
  14. Shrimping (hand-built Arduino) workshop for children and adults
  15. Yanking the Chain: Open Source Software Compliance in the Supply Chain
  16. Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick Workshop
  17. Collaborative music making, ultra-low latency audio and sensor processing
  19. OSSG AGM, Reimagining EDSAC, NetBSD Updates, Semantic and Change Coupling of Software Classes
  20. Open Source Hardware Camp 2017
  21. CHERI CPU, Adding Security to Compilers, Trust & Provenance in Open Data
  22. Getting started with NetBSD on embedded platforms Pt. 2
  23. Getting started with NetBSD on embedded platforms
  24. An introduction to software-defined radio with LimeSDR
  25. FPGA projects past, planned and possible
  26. Educating the Next Generation (myStorm update, micro:bit, encouraging next generation)
  27. Getting started with FPGAs and Verilog using project IceStorm and myStorm
  28. The Future of Open Source (chip design for the masses, musical instruments, algorithms as pictures, open source research)
  29. Open Source Hardware Camp 2016
  30. Drones Pt. 2 (Captain Buzz, Whirly Blades of Death, Bounder)
  31. Open Source Chips Pt. 3
  32. NMI Open Source Conference
  33. Open Source Where You Least Expect It
  34. Embedded Platforms (BSD, OpenWRT, Plan 9 & Inferno)
  35. Open Energy Tools & Interoperability (Open Inverter, OpenTRV, Heat Pump Monitoring)
  36. Security (Hardware RNG, PGP key signing party)
  37. Open Source Hardware Camp 2015
  38. Chips Pt.3 (BERI, Do we need separate Hardware Construction languages? OpenTransputer)
  39. Wiring the Internet of Things with Raspberry Pi & Node-RED
  40. Hackerspace/makerspace/fablab panel discussion
  41. Radio Pt. 3 (OpenBeacon, HPSDR, Ruling Drones)
  42. Energy (Exploring "open" in energy, Electricity from Woodchips, OpenTRV)
  43. Open Source in Business
  44. Chips Pt.2 (Chip Design for Teenagers, Cocotb, lowRISC)
  45. Open Source Hardware Camp 2014
  46. Teaching (Teaching with LilyPad, Raspberry Pi in education, MzTEK)
  47. Radio Pt.2 (Networking Literacy Project, Everyone has a radio in them)
  48. Embedded Scripting (Lua, Espruino, Micro Python)
  49. Privacy and Security (Security protocols in constrained environments, RFIDler, Indie Phone)
  50. Speed (overclocking, souped-up BBC Micro, compiler optimisation)
  51. Production by the Proletariat (RepRap, TVRRUG)
  52. Open Source Hardware Camp 2013
  53. Boards (Beautifully Functional Circuits, Little Printer)
  54. Sensor Networks (Contiki, Low Power Wireless Sensors, quick2link)
  55. Is Three (Writing AVR Firmware, Panel)
  56. Lightning Talks
  57. Products (Nanode, An Industry Perspective, Licensing Update)
  58. Embedded (Erlang, Parallella, Compiler Options and Energy Consumption)
  59. Open Source Hardware Camp 2012
  60. Drones (UDB4, OpenRelief, ARDrone + Kinect)
  61. Kits (Homesense, Quick2Wire)
  62. Energy-efficient Computing (Open Compute, BeagleBoard, Event-driven XCore)
  63. Practical System-on-Chip (Program your own open source FPGA SoC)
  64. Manufacturing (Breadboard to Finished Product, Arduino Shield, Modular RepRap Electronics)
  65. Wireless (Hacking Commodity Wireless, Practical Wireless, Contiki OS, CWIG)
  66. Open for Change Pt.2 (Hexayurt, O + S Project, Onawi)
  67. Open Source Hardware Camp
  68. Practical Approaches (Double-sided PCB Design, Controlling Power, 3W RGB LED Controller )
  69. Goes to Canterbury! (Collaboration, building communities, surface mount adventures)
  70. Open for Change (Radiation Monitoring in Japan, 40 Fires, Bristol Braille Technology)
  71. Chips (Programmable Logic, Computer Conservation with FPGAs, OpenCores & OpenRISC 1000)
  72. Performance (MilkyMist)
  73. Learning (BBC, Tinker London)
  74. At Home (Tacticalendar, Denkimono Clock)
  75. Radio (HPSDR)
  76. Community (mbed, DesignSpark, London Hackspace)
  77. Arduino: An Open Source Hardware Success Story
  78. Open Hardware Licensing and Models for Sustainability
  79. An introduction to the XMOS XCore XS1 and Amino

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