Diego Barone received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2004. Since 2014 he is with Prensilia where he is in charge of developing hardware/software control systems for robotic prostheses, sensors, and human-machine interfaces. Barone has been founder and CTO of NTA Elettronica SRL company until 2011, achieving large experience in designing electronic systems (micro-controllers or FPGAs based, measurement and conditioning systems, power units, motor drivers, battery controllers, ISA/PCI devices, CAN/Ethercat/Modbus/Profibus transceiver) for industrial and naval sectors. He filed 3 industrial patents. Then he has been R&D manager for IGM SRL and worked for OTO Melara, MBDA, AnsaldoBreda, GE Transportation, Thales Alenia Space. He designed and built test equipment, control systems, data interfaces, human-machine interfaces, power units for railways, defence and space sectors (his systems are used by the Italian Navy, Italian Army, FS railways, Hong Kong Metro, European Space Agency).