Arduino is an open-source hardware and software company, project and user community that designs and manufactures single-board micro-controllers and micro-controller kits for building digital devices. Its products are licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License(LGPL) or the GNU General Public License(GPL), permitting the manufacture of Arduino boards and software distribution by anyone.
Arduino boards are available commercially in preassembled form or asdo-it-yourself(DIY) kits. Arduino board is an open-source platform used to make electronics projects. It consists of both a micro-controller and a part of the software or Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that runs on your PC, used to write & upload computer code to the physical board.The platform of an Arduino has become very famous with designers or students just starting out with electronics, and for an excellent cause.