Reasons mentioned for choosing Machinekit as the winner of the award are the flexibility Machinekit controlling robots, CNC machines and 3d printers using realtime Linux. However, more importantly, the suitability of the project for makers as well as commercial and industrial applications.
If you want to learn more about the Open Minds Awards and other nominated projects please visit the official website.
A big thank you goes to everyone contributing to Machinekit. Open source project live and strive with the community evolving around them. Be it code, documentation or answering questions in the forums, every contribution counts.
This, in fact, your award: