[Discuss] Open source files and code (and license) for Arduino, products missing?

Phillip Torrone pt at adafruit.com
Tue Aug 1 04:01:57 UTC 2017

and it appears to be over? arduino is back to the arduino that consistently
published files that are open source:


A new era for Arduino begins today

Chiasso, Italy, July 28th 2017: BCMI, the company founded by Massimo Banzi,
David Cuartielles, David Mellis and Tom Igoe, co-founders of Arduino,
announces that today it has acquired 100% ownership of Arduino AG, the
corporation which owns all of the Arduino trademarks.

Following the acquisition, Mr. Massimo Banzi becomes the new Chairman and
CTO of Arduino. Dr. Fabio Violante will be appointed as the new CEO,
replacing Mr. Federico Musto who will pursue other opportunities outside
Arduino AG.

“This is the beginning of a new era for Arduino in which we will strengthen
and renew our commitment to open source hardware and software, while in
parallel setting the company on a sound financial course of sustainable
growth. Our vision remains to continue to enable anybody to innovate with
electronics for a long time to come,” said Mr Banzi.

“I’m really excited and honoured to join Massimo, the co-founders and the
amazing Arduino team as CEO. In the past two years we have worked very hard
to get to this point. We envision a future in which Arduino will apply its
winning recipe to democratize the Internet of Things for individuals,
educators, professionals and businesses,” said Dr. Violante.

About Arduino
Arduino is the world’s leading open-source hardware and software ecosystem.
The Company offers a range of software tools, hardware platforms and
documentation enabling almost anybody to be creative with technology.
Arduino is a popular tool for IoT product development as well as one of the
most successful tools for STEM/STEAM education. Millions of designers,
engineers, students, developers and makers around the world are using
Arduino to innovate in music, games, toys, smart homes, farming, autonomous
vehicles, and more.

About BCMI
BCMI is the the company formed in 2016 by Arduino’s co-founders Massimo
Banzi, David Cuartielles, David Mellis, Tom Igoe, Fabio Violante and Moviri

For press inquiries please contact: press at arduino.cc

PR Agency Contact:
Janice Fenton, Account Director
janice.fenton at publitek.com
+44 (0) 1225 470000
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