We need sponsors for this project and if you can contribute in some way all help is welcome. If you have use of something on this site in your commercial project a donation as low as one dollar or a one euro (more is OK ;-) ) is welcome. Use the button above for money donations.
We also need components for our hardware development and server park. If you have old stuff that you have no need for anymore and want to contribute to the project please consider to contact us.
If you cant afford it or don't want to contribute money send us a postcard. We want our walls full of them. Emails are fine to.
The companies below have made contributions to this project and we are very thankful for there support. We urge you to do business with the companies mentioned below before considering others with similar products. Not only do they show that they care for the open source community they also show they are alert enough to be in the business for many year to come.
Some sponsors is not mentioned below because they don't want to appear something we respect.
We today (2012-09-03) got a EUR 150 open source sponsor donation from Mark Marooth to the project. Thankyou Mark!
We today (2012-08-31) got a $50 open source sponsor donation from Network CablingNetwork Cabling
We today (2012-07-01) got a $50 open source sponsor donation from Car Insurance RatesCar Insurance Rates
We today (2012-06-20) got sponsored with an Aurdino boardfrom the Aurdino team. Thanks a lot guys! Aurdino
We today (2012-05-17) received a $50 open source sponsor donation from mental health residential treatment center
We today (2009-11-22) received a $50 open source sponsor donation from Toronto Heating
We today (2009-07-15) received two Tellstick adapters from Telldus AB Sweden. We are very thankful for this contribution that makes it possible for us to develop a driver for the device and use the exciting Tellstick in our demo setup.
We today (2009-07-07) received some very nice 1-wire eqipment from temepatur.nu Sweden. We are very thankful for this contribution that makes it possible for us to develop a 1-Wire driver.
We today (2008-09-18) kindly received a CO2 sensor for use in the SweetBox project from SenseAir AB, Delsbo, Sweden.
We today (2008-07-22) received a $50 open source sponsor donation from RUBBER FLOORINGRubber Flooring & Rubber Floors
We today (2008-04-23) received a $50 open source sponsor donation from Apartment FinderApartment Finder
We today (2008-04-18) received a $50 open source sponsor donation from One Travel SourceOne Travel Source
We today (2008-03-05) got a $50 open source sponsor donation from Business IncCompany Formation
We today (2008-03-05) got a $50 open source sponsor donation from 2insure4lessOnline Insurance Quotes
Modtronix http://modtronix.com have many PIC based boards and solutions for CAN, RS-485, Ethernet. The Modtronix Ethernet based boards that use the Microchip TCP/IP stack with a lot of additions and improvements are very interesting and perfect for any Ethernet based project.
Embedded Artists AB http://www.embeddedartists.com is one of the most interesting companies - selling cards for professional and hobby electronic development - at the market today. With good quality and nice products and a very attractive price policy this is a company we will hear a lot more about in the future. Embedded Artists AB has been kind and sponsor us with some Philips LPC ARM based cards that we will do VSCP reference implementations on.
Grifo http://www.grifo.com is a company that develops and sells a lot of very interesting electronic equipment for the hobbyist and the professional alike..Grifo's GM series and GMB building blocks are perfect for VSCP implementations and use.
LAWICEL is a company who develops and sells products for the embedded market (both hardware and software). Lawicel's products are exported world wide and we have a net of distributors. In Scandinavia they also sell other companies embedded products and tools, such as compilers, programmers, single board computers, starter kits, serial LCDs etc. Lawicel's main strength is CAN (Controller Area Network). They also works as consultance, where they could develop a customer specific product from idea to a complete product. CanDip, Can232 and CanUSB are examples on the companies great products.
Nordic Semiconductor is one of the front companies of the world for communication circuits. We are working on a reference design of VSCP Level I on there very interesting chip nRF9E5.
IXXAT makes CAN adapters and everything else for the professional CAN industry. They have a very nice CAN USB adapter called USB Compact that is a must. All of there adapters is supported by CANAL and VSCP.
Ferraris Elettronica S.r.l. sells there own PCI CAN cards and the e-Motion System a complete, hardware and software industrial control system. The company have wore than 20 years of expertise in electronics, software and industrial automation. All of there adapters will be supported by CANAL and VSCP.
Zanthic Technologies Inc. has more than 7 years of CAN experience and a decade of experience with embedded controllers. They specialize in innovative implementations with a mandate of maintaining a low cost, high quality approach. There client base is both local and international and projects have involved military, industrial, agricultural and automotive customers. There product CAN-4-USB/MCP2515 is excellent. All of there adapters is supported by CANAL and VSCP.
Vector Informatik GmbH makes CAN adapters, software and a lot of other things for the CAN industry. All of there adapters is supported by CANAL and VSCP.
PEAK-System Technik GmbH makes CAN adapters, software.. All of there adapters is supported by CANAL and VSCP.
Apox Control is the manufacturer of a very nice low cost professional USB<->CAN adapter. This adapter will be supported by CANAL.