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Fabio Varesano, creator of FreeIMU, dead at 28 :-(

3689497556?profile=originalSad news from Hackaday:

Fabio Varesano, the man behind FreeIMU and Femtoduino, died of a sudden heart attack at the much too young age of 28. The RC helicopter/plane/drone and HCI/physical computing communities lose a great mind with Fabio‘s passing.

There is talk on the Dangerous Prototypes forum of continuing the development of FreeIMU, a project it seems Fabio worked on alone. We’d love to see someone pick up the reigns of the FreeIMU project, hopefully after doing a run of the current hardware and donating the proceeds to Fabio‘s family.

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  • Free flight Fabio, and follow us from above.

  • Developer

    Ciao Fabio, ora volerai anche senza drone...

  • Long live Fabio ! The RC Community will always remember you ! :-(

  • Very sad news. Fabio was a pioneer. I learnt a great deal from his words. He was never too busy to answer questions or give advise. A gentleman and a clever person. He will be sorely missed by so many.

  • RIP Fabio.  You were and still will be an inspiration to many of us.

  • Developer

    Truly sad news, such a brilliant mind. All the condolences to his family. And for sure, FreeIMU will continue.

  • Sad to hear. Hope the FreeIMU continues on, as his legacy. RIP.

  • RIP Fabio. Very Sad news

  • there have been several people who have died recently that had very contributive work all at a young age. so very odd, he will be missed.

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