31 Jan '18, 10pm

Raspberry-Pi DVB Transmitter: The Benefits of Open-Source Hardware

Is this Raspberry-Pi-based device the world's smallest DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) transmitter? I was first alerted to the benefits of open-source some years ago while talking to a couple of very experienced engineers. These guys, who worked for a multi-billion-dollar company with a global footprint, had been asked by their manager to complete a project in a ridiculously short time frame. They concluded that their only hope was to use open-source, which was an unusual decision for a company of that size and a bit of a culture shock. Open-source software has a long pedigree, of course, but most companies do not open up their hardware designs. Lime Microsystems is one company that evangelizes an open-source philosophy and provides full details of its wireless chips. As a result, the open-source community has embraced the software defined radio (SDR) boards from Lime and...

Full article: https://www.eeweb.com/profile/paul-dillien/articles/raspb...

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