Part 3—John Hawley: Designing an Open Source Hardware Board From the Ground Up

John Hawley, evangelist for the MinnowBoard* project in the Open Technology Center at Intel, discusses the technical approach to opening the core firmware that he and his team took. System-on-a-chip (SoC) manufacturers can still use open source hardware; the real question is what information you need to offer to users in order to replicate the board.