We are very excited about Apertus and their mission to create an Open Source Cinema Camera:
The goal of the award winning apertus° project is to create free and open technology for todays professional cinema and film production landscape and make all the generated knowledge freely available.
And we love their philosophy:
Why Open Source?
The apertus° project is based on software free to be used for any purpose, free to be studied, examined, modified and redistributed – which includes distributing your modified versions. Hence, products and services developed by apertus° are almost exclusively released under GNU General Public License V3 . * Documentation provided is licensed under the Creative Commons License and the hardware under the Cern Open Hardware License .
Apertus ran a crowd-funding campaign in 2014 that raised €204,568:
Notice purple PCBs in the video? We are very proud that Apertus has been using OSH Park to make boards since 2013!
OSH Park: Profile for apertus
Their GitHub organization contains software and hardware:
GitHub: apertus° – open source cinema
For example, their alpha-hardware repo contains
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