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Motorola Project Ara: The Future of Smartphones is Open Source Hardware

The recently announced Project Ara from Motorola is a groundbreaking  news for all the open source community. If the declared objective of Motorola (read Google) – that of truly democratizing the Smartphone (I would say the digital screens) industry and pushing it towards a landscape where it’s easier for new entrants to create products and compete – is accomplished we will face a completely different Consumer Electronics Hardware industry very soon.

“We want to do for hardware what the Android platform has done for software: create a vibrant third-party developer ecosystem, lower the barriers to entry, increase the pace of innovation, and substantially compress development timelines,”

 

Read more at Open Electronics

 

 

 

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