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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AI & Machine Learning

It’s No Secret That AI Is Hard - Story

November 15, 2023

Admit it—you’re confused by all the “information” that’s circulating regarding how to design a system with AI. The first thing that must be clear is this: you are not designing an AI system.

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: Latest PSoC Simplifies Power Management, Infineon - Podcast

November 15, 2023

Developers struggle with how to manage the power in their end devices. There’s obviously a tradeoff between performance and how much/how long to keep components powered up. It’s obviously application-specific, but it’s important to make the right decision.

Debug & Test

NXP’s Top-Side Cooling Helps Shrink 5G Radios - Blog

November 13, 2023

It’s the little things in life, right? In the case of NXP’s new top-side cooling for RF power, that’s exactly right.

Security

Embedded Executive: While Embedded Technology Progresses Slowly, Security Moves Super-Fast, Infineon Technologies - Podcast

November 08, 2023

We talk about security a lot here at Embedded Computing Design. If it’s not the number one subject, it’s certainly in the top three.

Industrial

Video Blog with Infineon Americas President Maher Matta - Podcast

November 03, 2023

Infineon recently held its annual OktoberTech event, where it showcased the company’s vast array of technologies as well as those of its customers. Embedded Computing Design’s Rich Nass sat down with Infineon Americas President Maher Matta to discuss things like sustainability, how to deal with such a wide range of products, and the need for an event like OktoberTech.

Consumer

Tear Down: Redmi Watch 3 - Blog

November 01, 2023

The Redmi design team was able to capture small size and long run times with minimal BOM.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: We Have an Engineering Shortage - Podcast

November 01, 2023

We have an engineering shortage. Anyone who's familiar with our space wouldn't dispute that. And if you look at the projections, we’re going to need a whole lot more of us going forward. Why is that the case, and more importantly, what are we going to do about it?

Processing

Embedded Executive: The CHIPS Act, Take II, PQSecure - Podcast

October 25, 2023

Quantum computing raises the potential for anything to be hacked, and that includes government systems. Hence, the people behind the CHIPS Act want to make sure that the money that’s used for semiconductor development is being used in the areas that it deems most important.
 

Processing

Embedded Executive: Quantum Computing Is Here Today, Really. Oxford Ionics - Podcast

October 18, 2023

Quantum computing can be a very complex area. Many experts will tell you that it could be as long as a decade before quantum computers actually appear on the scenes.
 

Industrial

Embedded Executive: 5G For Industrial? No Time Soon, Sequans - Podcast

October 11, 2023

If you’re a consumer, 5G is likely in your universe. If you’re working on the industrial side, you’re likely not seeing 5G at all. And it may be many years before it’s even available in limited deployments. Why is that? That’s the question I asked of Olivier Pauzet, the EVP of Strategy for Sequans Communications in this week’s Embedded Executives podcast.

AI & Machine Learning

DevTalk with Rich and Vin: Practical Applications For AI - Podcast

October 11, 2023

Are you wondering what would be considered a practical application for AI at the endpoint (the place where the data is captured)? Well, you’re in luck, because Rich is moderating a panel at Renesas’ AI Live virtual conference that specifically covers that topic. 
 

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: What Is STMicroelectronics Doing About Sustainability? - Podcast

October 04, 2023

Sustainability continues to be a topic of interest. First, what does sustainability actually mean? Second, what are some of the industry giants doing about it?
 

Software & OS

Steps To Implementing WoA on Advantech Hardware - Story

October 03, 2023

In the first of this on-going blog series, we explained why a developer should consider implementing Windows on Arm (WoA), and in Part II, we talked about why you should be implementing Windows on Arm using Advantech hardware. Here in Part III, we’ll talk about the steps you should take to actually deploy Windows IoT on Advantech Arm-based hardware.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Get Your AI Platform Out the Door, SparkCognition - Podcast

September 27, 2023

Bringing all the different elements together for an AI-based hardware platform is harder than it sounds, especially when you start considering the environmental conditions. Getting it to work in the lab is one thing, but the real world presents challenges you may not have thought of.

AI & Machine Learning

AIoT: A Difficult, But Important Marriage of Technologies - Blog

September 22, 2023

When it comes to AIoT, some of the terms and techniques you’ll need to familiarize yourself with include Edge computing, machine learning (ML), TinyML, anomaly detection, natural language processing, computer vision, and predictive maintenance.

Processing

Develop Your Windows Apps on Arm-Based Hardware - Story

September 20, 2023

As you would expect, “Windows on Arm” refers to a version of the Microsoft Windows operating system that’s designed to run on devices powered by Arm-based processors. Such devices are quite plentiful. They are in most of our smartphones, tablets, and a slew of other low-cost devices, many of them powered by batteries.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Let the Code Write Itself, JITX - Podcast

September 20, 2023

There are better ways to write embedded code than the traditional methods. Doing it in a visual fashion is one of those ways. But how does that work, and how does it adapt specifically to my hardware?

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Why Aren’t There Enough Engineers? Arm - Podcast

September 13, 2023

It seems like more and more engineers are graduating from universities, yet we still need more. There are a few reasons for this.
 

Industrial

Embedded Executive: ESG: Fact or Fiction? Hear Avnet's Take - Podcast

September 06, 2023

ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance, and it’s something we are hearing a lot about lately. However, in my role as our industry’s devil’s advocate, I want to know if this is a real thing, or just a company line from some of the players in our industry.
 

AI & Machine Learning

DevTalk with Rich and Vin: Myth: AI Is an Application. Verdict: False - Podcast

September 06, 2023

Seemingly, if you've read any news report that touches on the technology sector, there’s some mention of artificial intelligence. But too often, we hear people talking about AI as an application, and that’s wrong, just like the IoT is not an application.

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