The open-source revolution made it possible for developers around the world to work together, creating new applications that are available to everyone. Today, we can find suitable or maybe better alternative open-source applications for every paid software.
So we only heard about the influence of the open-source community in the software sector. For obvious reasons — it is easier to develop software than hardware. However, there are also open-source projects associated with hardware, and one of the most promising is called RISC-V.