Open Source Hardware:An Introductory Approach covers many aspects of preliminary thoughts on Open Source Hardware. This book is unique of its own kind to present concepts, evolution, and futuristic exploration in the areas of newly emerging freedom on computer hardwares. This book contains design prospects, business models of IP sharing of Open Source Hardware. One of vital topics covered in this book is Open Source Hardware licences where definition and comparisons between the various available licenses have been highlighted. Further, the case studies on the two most promising Open Source Hardware platforms, Arduino and BeagleBoard have been explored. Relationship between Open Source Software and Hardware is presented lucidly. Lastly, another emerging area of Computer Science, Internet of Things (IoT) has been merged with the prospective of enlisting the present scenario of IoT in Open Source Hardware. This book will be useful for the engineering students, practicing engineers, and researches in the relevant field.