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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Processing

Embedded Executive: Ron Martino, SVP/GM, Business Line Edge Processing, NXP Semiconductors - Podcast

September 16, 2020

In this week's Embedded Executives podcast, I spoke to NXP's Ron Martino, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Business Line Edge Processing.

Processing

GigaDevice Offers MCUs based on both RISC-V, Arm - News

September 15, 2020

GigaDevice is a new entrant to my radar. The company's history is in memory products, but it is now a formidable player in the MCU space, both on the Arm and RISC-V sides (which is fairly unique).

Networking & 5G

Add Low Power and Mesh Networking to the Latest Bluetooth Innovations - News

September 15, 2020

There's no denying the impact Bluetooth has had on the lives of consumers, and to the credit of the embedded community, innovation continues to occur in that space, at a healthy pace.

Processing

Low-Power MCU Family Goes Even Lower - Blog

September 15, 2020

Ambiq just announced the next generation of its SoC CPU family, named Apollo4. The parts are built on TSMC's 22-nm ULL process.

AI & Machine Learning

AI Joins with Embedded to Create Medical AI - Blog

September 09, 2020

We are seeing an increase in the use of AI for medical/healthcare applications. There are many advantages that can be realized through the use of Medical AI.

Processing

Embedded Executive: Reuben Townsend, European FAE GigaDevice - Podcast

September 09, 2020

RISC-V gets a lot of attention as an open-source ISA. Is that attention warranted? The answer, unfortunately, is that it depends. It depends on what problem you're trying to solve.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Bob Scaccia, President & CEO, USA Firmware - Podcast

September 02, 2020

Firmware is becoming the new software. If you believe that, as Bob Scaccia, President and CEO of USA Firmware does, we are at the beginning of a new era, and we had better be prepared for it.

Consumer

Use a Mobile Handset for Your Analog Design - Blog

August 28, 2020

It is quite innovative, if it's for you. I'm referring to a smart phone app developed by Maxim Integrated, called the Essential Analog IC smartphone app.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Steven Wu, VP R&D Center, DFI - Podcast

August 26, 2020

To understand how to design at the Edge, I spoke to Steven Wu, Vice President of the Research and Development Center at DFI in this week's Embedded Executives podcast.

Networking & 5G

Tear Down: YoLink LoRaWAN Smart Hub - Blog

August 25, 2020

The bandwidth for LoRaWAN is really low, compared to something like WiFi. However, if you use the protocol for things that don't require high bandwidth, it works well (at least I was surprised).

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: Florian Bohn, Cofounder & CEO, GuRu Wireless - Podcast

August 19, 2020

The company is close to commercializing wireless charging, where the charging is done at a distance of a few feet. Check out this week's Embedded Executives podcast.

AI & Machine Learning

Blaize Delivers Programmable AI at the Edge - News

August 17, 2020

Blaize introduced the company's first AI computing hardware and software solutions aimed specifically at the Edge of the IoT, dubbed the Pathfinder and Xplorer platforms and the AI Software Suite.

IoT

Embedded Executive: Vineet Ganju, VP, Synaptics - Podcast

August 12, 2020

I invited Vineet Ganju, a Vice President at Synaptics as my guest on this week's Embedded Executives podcast.

IoT

Building, Training AI models Needn't Be Confusing and Time Consuming - Story

August 11, 2020

As the technology gets pushed out to the Edge of the IoT, the number of uses climbs considerably. Developers are moving quickly toward deployment of their AI architectures.

IoT

Eta Compute's Tensai Flow Puts Machine Learning at the Edge of the IoT - Story

August 11, 2020

Deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning at the Edge of the IoT has long been the Holy Grail for design engineers.

IoT

Embedded Executive: Greg Nicoloso, CEO, SECO USA - Podcast

August 05, 2020

As Greg Nicoloso, the CEO of SECO USA explained, the company doesn't want to be a medical-device supplier, but they do want to be a supplier to the companies that supply medical devices. Tune In.

Networking & 5G

Embedded Executive: Phil Beecher, President, Wi-SUN Alliance - Podcast

July 29, 2020

I interviewed Phil Beecher, President of the Wi-SUN Alliance in this week's Embedded Executives podcast.

Security

Software Provisioning Ensures That Your End Device Is Programmed as Intended - Video

July 28, 2020

You need to be sure that the software you send to the plant is exactly the same as the software that gets installed into the manufactured products. No exceptions.

Security

Security Starts Right from Square Zero - Video

July 23, 2020

A simple definition of a secure boot is that it's a mechanism for ensuring the integrity of firmware and software running on a computing platform.

Industrial

Embedded Executive: Rory Dear, Managing Director, DSL - Product

July 23, 2020

As such, I ran through a litany of issues with Rory, getting his opinion on everything from NRE to open source.

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