Ricardo is an electronics engineer and firmware developer. A skilled Linux and free software user, he has many years of experience in C, C++, Python and shell script programming. He created the Pebotron, an automated Foosball goalkeeper designed to defend kicks by a human player (Crudo is, by the way, an excellent Foosball player) and is also a Kicad (http://kicad-pcb.org) Libraries maintainer.
He has been involved in the MOD project from the start as a partner and developer of the mod-host, mod-controller and mod-build-system. He is responsible for the hardware of the MOD Duo and currently working on the control-chain project's hardware, firmware and back-end software.