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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Analog & Power

MIKROE’s SiBRAIN MCU Development Standard Cuts Development Time - Blog

June 17, 2021

I sometimes struggle to see the positive side when a new standard is announced, one that claims to “dramatically cut development time.”

AI & Machine Learning

Edge-to-Cloud AI Deployment with Microsoft Azure and Lanner Intelligent Edge Appliances - Video

June 16, 2021

Advanced AI applications now face fundamental challenges in latency and reliability. Hence, Edge-to-Cloud AI solutions that can be deployed with existing core IT infrastructure have become key AI enablers. Harnessing existing workflows is instrumental to Edge-ready solutions capable of closing complex gaps between core business IT investments, competencies, and next-generation AI opportunities.


Embedded Executive: Danny Shapiro, Senior Director of Automotive, NVIDIA - Podcast

June 16, 2021

Here’s a fact that won’t shock you—the automotive industry is in the midst of a huge transformation thanks to AI technology. Here’s another fact that won’t be a surprise—NVIDIA is smack in the middle of that transformation.

Open Source

Embedded Executive: James Prior, Head of Global Communications, SiFive - Podcast

June 09, 2021

Is Intel teaming up with SiFive to produce RISC-V chips? It depends how much you read between the lines in a recent release from SiFive.


Embedded Executive: Steve Hanna, Distinguished Engineer, Infineon Technologies - Podcast

June 02, 2021

We spend a lot of time talking about the specification known as CHIP (Connected Home over IP). While the hard work on this topic continues, the names of the group and the standard have changed.

AI & Machine Learning

Assembling the Pieces of the AIoT Puzzle - Blog

June 01, 2021

Note: This is the fourth in a series of four blogs (and associated podcasts). First, I looked at what it means to be operating an AIoT platform. In the second, I went through some of the subsystems that go into that AIoT platform, drilling down into the nuts and bolts. The third covered AMRs.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Allan Yang, CTO, Advantech, Part 3 - Podcast

May 26, 2021

It’s obvious that you can do 5G without AI. However, the inverse is not always true—adding 5G to AI makes the AI platform run far more efficiently. In the third of three podcasts, I discussed this topic with Allan Yang, the CTO of Advantech. Allan brings a great perspective, as his company is one of the architects behind AI platforms. Hear all about it in this week’s Embedded Executives podcast.

Analog & Power

Cirrus Logic Offers Digital PA for Battery-Powered Devices - Blog

May 12, 2021

Research says that users are playing music, podcasts, movies, and gaming directly on their handsets, without the use of an external audio device.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Ken Grohe, President, WekaIO - Podcast

May 12, 2021

AI and all its varied facets are new to most of the world.


Applied Materials Introduces New Materials to Advance DRAM Technology - Blog

May 10, 2021

Memory technology doesn’t always advance at the swiftest pace, but there’s been some movement in this space as of late.


Virtium Introduces Small Form-Factor DDR4 Memory Modules - Blog

May 06, 2021

Virtium, a provider of industrial solid-state drive (SSD) and memory solutions, recently introduced a series of high-speed, small-form-factor memory modules.


Embedded Executive: Roy Dagan, CEO, SecuriThings - Podcast

May 05, 2021

It seems like there’s a new security solution popping up on a daily basis. One new entrant is SecuriThings, an IoT security vendor focusing on various industries, including healthcare.

Open Source

Embedded Executive: Mark Himelstein, CTO, RISC-V - Podcast

April 28, 2021

There’s no moss gathering on the RISC-V stone. The group continues to make progress in just about all facets of its roadmap.


Industry 5.0 Has Arrived, Thanks to the AMR - Blog

April 28, 2021

Note: This is the third in a series of four blogs (and associated podcasts). In the first blog, I looked at what it means to be operating a platform at the edge of the AIoT, where designers should start the process, and what path they should take to develop those systems. In the second, I went through some of the subsystems that go into that AIoT platform, drilling down into the nuts and bolts.


When the Chips Are Down: Feedback from the Semiconductor Shortage - Podcast

April 23, 2021

In this episode of the Embedded Insiders, Brandon and Rich discuss Silicon Laboratories recent divestiture of its infrastructure and automotive business units to SkyWorks Solutions. The sale includes the company’s power, isolation, broadcast, timing, and other products and IP. Silicon Labs CEO Tyson Tuttle said several years ago that the company is “all-in” on IoT, and this move appears to be him keeping his word. But was it the best move?


Embedded Executive: Allan Yang, CTO, Advantech, Part 2 - Podcast

April 21, 2021

In part II of a three-part series, Allan Yang, the Chief Technology Officer of Advantech, joins to discuss whether the application defines and solves the problem, or has the IoT become a solution looking for a problem. I’m oversimplifying here, but check out this week’s Embedded Executives podcast to hear the details.


Embedded Executive: Huibert Verhoeven, SVP/GM, Western Digital - Podcast

April 14, 2021

Is memory that’s aimed at a specific market really customized for that segment, or is it just marketing spiel? We have mobile memory, IoT memory, AI memory, and so on. Are they really different?


Automotive-Grade MEMS Mics Raise the Standard for In-Cabin Audio - Story

April 12, 2021

There’s no disputing that the amount of electronics within an automobile is growing at a staggering pace.


Boost AI Capabilities at the Edge Using AIM - Video

April 09, 2021

The Aetina Intelligent Management (AIM) framework simplifies the design and deployment of an AI platform that’s destined to reside at the Edge of the industrial IoT (IIoT). Based on NVIDIA Jetson GPU, AIM can handle the compute-intensive demands that are sure to come.

Analog & Power

TI Releases DC/DC controllers that Enable Smaller, Lower EMI Power Systems - News

April 07, 2021

The term “size matters” definitely applies when it comes to power electronics.

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