Arduino is a very basic but powerful microprocessor board. It allows you to acquire digital and analog inputs, process them, and control external devices.
You can find all the details about this device at http://bit.ly/1IInOke.
What makes it different from many other similar (or even more powerful) devices on the market is that it has a very simple development environment (IDE) and plenty of libraries, which allow you to make projects in a matter of hours. Most of these libraries are already available in the IDE or are very easy to add.
Arduino UNO – Arduino MEGA
In this book, we are going to refer to Arduino UNO. Many other boards from Arduino are available with different hardware characteristics, ...