Week 10: Open Source Hardware

The class explores the open source hardware field in general and focuses on its potential in the area of textile. How to update obsolete machines for producing textile? How to take advantage of digital fabrication and open source technology to come up with an open source machine for knitting, weaving and invent new techniques ? Participants focused on making an incubator for the biolab and on hacking a knitting machine with the open source AYAB shield.