Monome: Open Source Hardware Means Hacking Whatever You Want

What good is open source hardware? How about hacking in additional functionality by adjusting the code and electronics? The creators of Monome have a new video demonstrating some of the possibilities for user modifications to their hardware project. Included: Optical encoders allow additional multi-touch interactions, for a game of Life (the grid-based life simulation of yore) Two knobs make the world’s most expensive Etch-a-Sketch An accelerometer let you tilt and shake the controller while using it, with full LED feedback (my personal favorite) Monome documentation of process and prototypingVia Open-source grid controller – the monome (video)”, Make:blog The software side …

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