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Lime hits crowdfunding target, a milestone in open source mobile hardware

UK RF specialist Lime Microsystems has raised almost $624,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to bring its LimeSDR software defined radio to market, and will now begin production of the radios, which enable open source, programmable ‘network in a box’ devices for low cost coverage, especially in rural or temporary networks. LimeSDR is a low cost SDR base station, which can be configured to support different connectivity options, including LTE and WiFi, and can support a full Ubuntu apps platform. It came to prominence in April when it was adopted by the UK’s largest MNO, BT-owned EE, as the basis of a rural coverage program, initially in remote areas of Scotland. Lime had targeted a sum of $500,000 from the Crowd…

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