Hardware Freedom Day is a worldwide celebration and promotion of free and open hardware, and related technologies. Hardware Freedom Day is celebrated worldwide on the day of January 16 which is an initiation of Hardwarefreedomday.org.
Hardware Freedom Day is an annual celebration organized by the Digital Freedom Foundation from 2013 to 2015, with the goal of upholding the spirit of open hardware and make more people aware of using and contributing to free and hardware projects.
To spread awareness about free and open hardware.
To encourage user contribution.
To provide a common platform for people passionate about open hardware to share their ideas and interests.
At Robotics Association Of Nepal, we always play with open hardware and we have freedom to choose to work on any technological products. So, we being the lead organization in Hardware and Robotics we celebrated this event on January 18,last year.
The project list that we develop from the brainstroming were:
|AC motor control using APP|
|Matter flowing in|
|Water level indicator|
People involed in the Event were:
|Dr. Bishal Dhakal||Health at home Care||innovation enthusiasts|
|Suresh Ghimire||RAN||HAcker/electronics engineer|
|Ajay Maharjan||RAN||R&D head|
|Dipesh khanal||RAN||Electrical Engineer|
|Bikash Gurung||RAN||Electronics engineer|
|Suraj Lama||RAN||electronics engineer|
|Ramesh Ghimire||RAN||electronics engineer|
Hardware we dealt with were:
- Ultrasonic Sensors
- Ethernet shield
- Patch Cable
- Wifi Router
The day concluded with Dr. Bishal Dhakal with sharing heartbeat monitoring device. We researched on device connectivity with internet. AC motor control using App and home automation were the projects we lead. We ended having fun and sharing different. all the participants worked till Midnight. We concluded with continuing the projects in near future.