Fabio Varesano

Sad news via Hackaday Fabio Varesano has passed away at the age of 28.

Fabio was the creator of FreeIMU

http://www.varesano.net/projects/hardware/FreeIMU

FreeIMU is an ongoing research project which aims to design Open Hardware 9/10 DOM/DOF Inertial Measurement Units as well as easy to use Orientation and Motion Sensing libraries, built on top of the Arduino platform.
The goal of the FreeIMU Framework is to simplify the development of projects based upon the most powerful and new consumer grade inertial, magnetic and pressure sensors.