Hardware Freedom Day

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
Home Automation
Water density
Matter flowing in
Battery Hackathon
Panic measurement
Loadshedding display
Calender display
Bike hack
Water level indicator


People involed in the Event were:


Personality Organization Skills
Dr. Bishal Dhakal Health at home Care innovation enthusiasts
Suresh Ghimire RAN HAcker/electronics engineer
Bhupal Sapkota GDG Developer`
Dhiraj Alternative Technology Developer`
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
Kaushal Trinity enthusiasts
Roshan karkhana BIM student


Hardware we dealt with were:

  1. Ultrasonic Sensors
  2. Arduino
  3. Ethernet shield
  4. Patch Cable
  5. Jumpers
  6. AVR
  7. Wifi Router
  8. Motors
  9. Drivers


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.