Foundation is a Michigan, USA-based non-profit corporation existing to provide education in and collaboration around the design and use of open-source software and hardware in embedded computing. provides a forum for the owners and developers of open-source software and hardware to exchange ideas, knowledge, and experience. The community collaborates on the development of open-source physical computing solutions including robotics, personal manufacturing tools like 3D printers and laser cutters, and other types of industrial and machine controls.