Open Source Projects Overview: Laptop and Raspberry Pi CM4 Module

James Sweetlove
|  Created: May 29, 2024  |  Updated: July 1, 2024
Open Source Projects Overview: Laptop and Raspberry Pi CM4 Module

In this episode of the Altium OnTrack podcast, host Zach Peterson sits down with Lukas Henkel from Open Visions Technology to explore two groundbreaking open-source projects: an open-source laptop and an alternative to the Raspberry Pi CM4 module.

Discover the latest advancements in OPEN SOURCE hardware and learn how these innovative projects are pushing the boundaries of DIY computing.

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Episode Highlights:

  • Webcam Design: challenges and innovations in designing an open-source webcam for laptops.
  • Laptop Design Challenges: key obstacles faced during the development of an open-source laptop.
  • Lessons Learned from Laptop Project: insights and takeaways from working on the open-source laptop project.
  • Advice for Taking On This Kind of Project: recommendations and guidance for individuals looking to start similar projects.
  • Open Source Raspberry Pi Overview and Demo: overview and demonstration of using Raspberry Pi in open-source projects.

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About Author

James Sweetlove is the Social Media Manager for Altium where he manages all social accounts and paid social advertising for Altium, as well as the Octopart and Nexar brands, as well as hosting the CTRL+Listen Podcast series. James comes from a background in government having worked as a commercial and legislative analyst in Australia before moving to the US and shifting into the digital marketing sector in 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and History from USQ (Australia) and a post-graduate degree in political science from the University of Otago (New Zealand). Outside of Altium James manages a successful website, podcast and non-profit record label and lives in San Diego California.

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