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: 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.

AI & Machine Learning

AI: Feel Free to Dive In - Story

August 30, 2023

Welcome to Part II of this two-part blog. In Part I, I explained why AI is the enabler to an application, and not an application unto itself. This is a fairly common misconception, especially as AI is such a new technology.

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: Speech Recognition on an FPGA, Achronix - Podcast

August 30, 2023

Speech recognition on an FPGA? That doesn’t sound like the most effective path, but Bill Jenkins, of Achronix had a different opinion. Hear his take on why the FPGA is the right way to go for this application on this week’s Embedded Executives podcast.

Security

Embedded Executive: Your Data Is Not Safe, Panther Labs - Podcast

August 23, 2023

We say all the time that any system can be hacked and this week’s Embedded Executives podcast guest is someone who can get into your system.
 

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Develop AI Software For Any Hardware, Intel - Podcast

August 16, 2023

Having a standard that everyone can design to makes markets take off. Open source, both hardware and software, is nothing new. But when paired with AI, it is relatively new.
 

Automotive

Embedded Executive: Autonomous Farming Equipment, John Deere - Podcast

August 09, 2023

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—John Deere is a technology leader that sells agriculture equipment, not the other way around.

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: Is GaN a Reliable Technology? Innoscience Europe - Podcast

August 02, 2023

Gallium nitride technology has been in the news quite a lot over past couple of years. It’s being touted as a far superior alternative to some of the competing technologies, particularly those that are silicon-based.
 

IoT

DevTalk with Rich and Vin: Adding AI to the HVAC Specialist’s Toolbelt - Podcast

August 01, 2023

Whether you’re aware of it or not. AI is pervading many of our “traditional” applications, such as HVAC.

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