Open Device Lab reaches 1,000 bits of kit

The Open Device Lab movement has announced that there are now more than 1,000 devices being made available to developers for testing their sites. LabUp! founder Andre Jay Meissner remarked that the movement had to date “managed what any single web company would struggle to accomplish”, given the large costs involved in buying devices. He estimated kit worth about €500,000 is now spread around ODLs worldwide.

We reported earlier this year about tracking communal device labs, and the number has steadily grown since then. There are now 66 ODLs in 22 countries, and Meissner said 30 more are preparing to open their doors. A new lab appears approximately once every week.

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