Executive Vice President

Embedded Computing Design

Richard Nass’ key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OSM’s ECD portfolio, including digital, print, and live events. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for Design News. Prior, he led the content team for UBM’s Medical Devices Group, and all custom properties and events. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 30 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, Embedded.com, and TechOnLine. Nass holds a BSEE degree from NJIT.

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COM-HPC Has the Chops to Drive Today’s HPC Applications — ADLINK Ampere Alta Module is Proof - Blog

February 09, 2022

Embedded systems are specified for varying requirements, typically based on the application it will drive. It could be long life, low power, small size, or maximum compute power. If your application fits the latter category—maximum compute power—then the ADLINK Technology COM-HPC Ampere Altra server module likely fits the bill for you.


Embedded Executive: Joe Liefer, Sr. Product Manager, John Deere - Podcast

February 09, 2022

John Deere is pushing the envelope in the farming space.


OmniVision’s Latest Highest-Res Image Sensor Suits Medical Apps - Blog

February 09, 2022

Not all image sensors are created equally. That’s actually a pretty big understatement, as the applications for these devices varies widely. At the low end, the sensors could be in toys or consumer products that don’t require lots of precision. At the high end, are devices that may find themselves in medical applications.


Synaptics Untethers Users with Wireless Docking - Blog

February 08, 2022

The Holy Grail for mobile workers has always been the ability to dock their laptop (and other mobile devices) wirelessly. Wired docking has been around for decades and provides many advantages to the mobile user. Taking that application one step further and removing the physical connections has many advantages, but admittedly, it’s a non-trivial feat.

Networking & 5G

Embedded Executive: Cees Links, GM, Wireless Business Division, Qorvo - Podcast

February 02, 2022

WiFi is on the move again. WiFi 6 is becoming more entrenched, but WiFi 7 is just around the corner. Are these new iterations really necessary, or is it just a way to get users to upgrade to the latest and greatest?

Networking & 5G

Digi’s Enterprise Router Adds 5G Connectivity - Blog

January 31, 2022

Aimed at smart enterprise applications like smart buildings and smart cities, Digi’s EX50 5G Enterprise Router is a 5G go-to product for primary backup, fixed wireless access. It could be used in a company headquarters to provide connectivity for backup or to connect multiple branches.

Software & OS

Green Hills and Excelfore Team to Provide Safe and Secure OTA Services for Next-Gen Vehicles - Blog

January 31, 2022

Performing accurate over-the-air (OTA) software updates sounds like a simple operation — we do it every day on our consumer devices. But performing that same operation with mission-critical machinery in less-than-ideal environments is potentially very difficult.


Novelda’s Tiny UWB Sensor Can Detect Human Presence with Little Power - Blog

January 31, 2022

Novelda, a developer of accurate and reliable human presence sensors, recently released its latest Ultra-Wideband (UWB) sensor for smart home and building automation applications.


Embedded Executive: Carlos Morales, VP of AI, Ambiq - Podcast

January 26, 2022

Sub-threshold technology has pushed microprocessor power levels down to places we have not seen before. 


Embedded Executive: Rajinder Cheema, SVP of Engineering, Socionext America - Podcast

January 19, 2022

The discussion of SoC versus ASSP has been going on for as long as these devices have existed.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Steve Graves, President and CEO, McObject - Podcast

January 12, 2022

We’ve been talking a lot lately about what it means to be “real time.” In theory, it’s not something that’s achievable. But in practice, “good enough” is good enough for many applications.


Veea’s Smart Hub Adds Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router Technology - Blog

January 11, 2022

New acronym alert—at least for me.


Embedded Computing Design’s 2022 Tech Industry Predictions - Podcast

January 05, 2022

Since we’ve turned the page on a new year, it’s time to make some predictions.

Open Source

Embedded Executive: Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Technology Product Marketing, Newark - Podcast

December 22, 2021

Newark recently conducted a poll of Makers and Professional Makers, looking at their board choices, operating environments, architectures, and so on.


Embedded Executive: Steve Hanna, Distinguished Engineer, Infineon Technologies and Chris LaPre, Director of Technology, CSA - Podcast

December 14, 2021

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) continues to be a force to be reckoned with within our embedded space. And I mean that in a good way.

Open Source

Foundries.io to Support Arm SystemReady Initiative - Blog

December 14, 2021

Arm’s SystemReady initiative is really picking up steam.

Analog & Power

Where’s the Line Between Free Support and NRE? - Blog

December 03, 2021

There’s been a confluence of negative trends as of late that are impacting the embedded design community.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Heather Gorr, Senior Product Manager, MathWorks - Podcast

December 01, 2021

There are many applications that require real-time interactions. Automotive certainly fits into that category. But the term “real time” is bothersome to me, as it’s not something that’s achievable.

Analog & Power

Lumotive Develops Tiny Meta-Lidar Platform - Blog

November 29, 2021

According to the company, the Meta-Lidar Platform represents the industry’s smallest solid-state 3D sensing solution.

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