30 Oct '11, 4am

"To make it work, they had to find an appropriate licensing solution that could apply to their…" The Making of Arduino

The first prototype board, made in 2005, was a simple design, and it wasn’t called Arduino. Massimo Banzi would coin the name later that year. Photo: Massimo Banzi The Arduino team contracted with a company that can manufacture from 100 to 3000 boards per day at a facility near Ivrea, Italy. Click to enlarge. Banzi and his collaborators were strong believers in open-source software. Since the purpose was to create a quick and easily accessible platform, they felt they’d be better off opening up the project to as many people as possible rather than keeping it closed. Another factor that contributed to that decision was that after operating for five years, IDII was running out of funds and was going to close its doors. Faculty members feared their projects would not survive or would be misappropriated. "So we said, ‘Forget it,’ " Banzi recalls. " ‘Let’s make it open source.’...

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The Making of Arduino

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The Making of Arduino

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