Embedded Computing Design

Brandon is responsible for guiding content strategy, editorial direction, and community engagement across the Embedded Computing Design ecosystem. A 10-year veteran of the electronics media industry, he enjoys covering topics ranging from development kits to cybersecurity and tech business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached at [email protected]

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RunSafe Alkemist Now Protects Yocto Builds from Memory Exploits - News

June 03, 2020

Alkemist uses a procedure called load-time function randomization (LFR), which restacks functions in memory before a process starts to execute in order to create a higher degree of memory diversity.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: DFI's AMD R1000 Series-Powered GHF51 Development Kit - Video

May 29, 2020

The GHF51 is purportedly the smallest single-board computer to sport the Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC, measuring in at 84 mm by 55 mm. That makes this little guy 'Raspberry Pi-sized'.


Infineon Releases Raspberry Pi HAT with Class D Audio Amp - News

May 21, 2020

Driven by a MERUS MA12070P multilevel class D audio amplifier, the Raspberry Pi HAT amplifies signals with up to 40 W instantaneous peak power at 4 Ohm.

AI & Machine Learning

Thermal Detection, Computer Vision Could Help Curve the Coronavirus Pandemic - News

April 08, 2020

Industrial GPU computers are now available with the performance and expandability to execute these neural network algorithms at the edge, enabling large-scale, contactless screening.

Software & OS

RT-Thread Studio IDE Now Available for Open-Source IoT RTOS - Other

April 03, 2020

Available for free to the open-source community, RT-Thread Studio currently supports the complete line of STM32 MCUs, ST-Link and J-Link emulators, and various terminal tools.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: Maxim Integrated MAX11131BOB Breakout Board - Video

March 27, 2020

11 of you – that’s right, ten more than normal – will be saving $12.95. We have 11 MAX11131BOB Breakout Boards for winners of this week's raffle.

Software & OS

How smart is your car? - Blog

March 05, 2020

What an ambiguous, loaded question that has become? These days, if someone asks you "How smart is your car?" it could mean almost anything.

Open Source

Embedded Toolbox: Knock Out Embedded AI & Machine Learning Development Hurdles - Video

February 19, 2020

There are solutions that exist in the sweet spot of the Venn diagram between artificial intelligence and embedded engineering. Tune into this week's Embedded Toolbox to learn more. It's a knockout


How Smart Is Your Car? - Video

February 18, 2020

What a loaded question that has become? Does it speak to your equally-smart home? Or is it simply a shrewd investment? Or, can your car determine who is driving based on how that person drives?

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: u-blox XPLR-M9 Standard-Precision GNSS Evaluation Kit - Video

February 14, 2020

The standard precision GNSS afforded by the XPLR-M9 actually isn?t ?standard? at all by most terms. u-blox? M9 family of GNSS chips, the XPLR kit can achieve meter-level accuracies.


HCC Adds MISRA-Compliant TLS 1.3 Module to TCP/IP Networking Stack - News

February 13, 2020

The small-footprint module conforms to HCC?s Advanced Embedded Framework, and is designed for microcontroller-based systems with or without an RTOS.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: SiFive Learn Inventor Kit - Video

February 07, 2020

The Learn Inventor kit is designed around one of the first commercially available RISC-V SoCs, the SiFive FE310-G003. That chip is built around SiFive?s E31 Core Complex.

Analog & Power

2020 Embedded Processor Report: Back to the Future with Analog Computing - Story

February 03, 2020

Analog computing ? and even analog signal processing ? appears to be making a comeback. Why?

Software & OS

Embedded Toolbox: Fast Multi-Threaded App Debug on FreeRTOS - Video

January 31, 2020

Tune in to learn how to identify and fix obscure bugs hidden in a complex, multi-threaded application software in under 10 minutes.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: Renesas EK-RA6M3G Graphics Evaluation Kit - Video

January 24, 2020

Dev Kit Weekly starts 2020 off with a BANG! and the Renesas EK-RA6M3G Graphics Evaluation Kit. The kit is headlined by a new RA MCU, 4.3" cap-touch LCD screen, tons of security, and a whole lot more.

Analog & Power

Google, Murata Integrate Coral Edge TPU in Tiny AI Module - News

January 23, 2020

The custom-designed module measures a tiny 10 mm x 15 mm x 1.5 mm while delivering up to 4 TOPS of performance at the expense of only 2 TOPS per watt of power consumption.

Software & OS

Vulkan 1.2 GPU Acceleration Spec Released by Khronos Group - News

January 23, 2020

23 API extensions in new version of the core specification improve GPU functionality and performance.

Software & OS

Recapping the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show - Podcast

January 20, 2020

In this episode of Embedded Insiders, Brandon and Rich review some of the highlights from the 2020 Consumer Electroncis Show (CES).

Analog & Power

Vitrek DL Series Electronic DC Load Instruments Generate Wide-Range kW, mW or ?W Loads - Blog

January 15, 2020

DL Series the platforms can support any combination of single or arbitrary loading sequences of up to 100 steps using constant voltage (CV), constant resistance (CR), constant current (CC), constant p

Analog & Power

Cadence PCB and SOLIDWORKS CAD Environments Connected by EMA's CADSync - News

January 15, 2020

With native bi-directional traceability and in-tool access to native CAD data structures, engineering teams can easily share high-fidelity design changes and other information that help reduce develo

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