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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Five Minutes with Tony King-Smith, Executive Vice President, Imagination Technologies - Video

May 20, 2015

Imagination offers solutions to lots of partners that could be viewed as competitive. Is that potentially a problem for an IP company? Maybe yes and may no, depending on how it handled, and Tony King-

Software & OS

Five Minutes with Nikolaos (Nic) Papadopoulos, President, u-blox America - Video

May 14, 2015

They are a company known for its positioning technology. The question asked (and answered) is, what's the future of positioning technology, as it's clear that it’s a very desirable technology. U-blox

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Marcellus Buchheit, President and CEO of Wibu-Systems - Video

May 05, 2015

Do you feel comfortable updating your system over the Internet? What of your data is personal or mission critical. Our expert in the field claims that it's safe, sort of. But don't expect him to be in


Five Minutes With Dr. Scott Nelson, CTO/EVP, Logic PD - Video

April 28, 2015

We talk about the Internet of Things, the IoT, all the time. But do people even know what that means? As I said to Dr. Nelson, if I posed that question to ten different people, I'm likely to get at le

Software & OS

Five Minutes With John J. Paliotta, Co-founder/CTO, Vector Software - Video

April 21, 2015

In this week's interview, we tackled two key subjects: 1. What's an embedded system? 2. What advice would you give someone looking at doing a start-up? One response was a simple one, and one wasn't

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Bill Lamie, CEO/Co-Founder, Express Logic - Video

April 15, 2015

Bill can claim that he's written three operating systems in his lifetime. Not too many people can make the claim of writing one, let alone three! I asked him what would lead him to writing these OSs,

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Atul Bansal, CEO, TimeSys - Video

April 08, 2015

Linux has taken over the embedded industry by storm. Some predicted that this would be the case, but in mnost cases, those were people who had a Linux product to sell. In fairness, the biggest bashers


Five Minutes With Lisa Su, President and CEO, AMD - Video

March 31, 2015

This week's guest is Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD. There were some obvious questions to ask Lisa, and as you might expect, I did. • How do you deal with always being labeled the No. 2 processor

Software & OS

Five Minutes With Drew Jensen, Chief Marketing Officer, Sage Electronics Engineering - Video

March 24, 2015

Open-source software has been around for a while. Its longevity has surprised a lot of people, especially in the applications that are mainstream. Drew Jensen, the CMO of Sage Electronics, is a big be


Tear Down: Tiny RC car is controlled by iPhone - Other

March 23, 2015

The car's high precision comes from its Bluetooth radio and simple design. When I first looked at this tiny car, it reminded me of the Matchbox or Hot...

Debug & Test

Five Minutes with Jay Alexander, Chief Technology Officer, Keysight Technologies - Video

March 17, 2015

As you might expect, test technologies of today don't bear much resemblance to those of a decade or two ago. This week's interviewee is Jay Alexander, the CTO of Keysight, formerly Agilent Technologie

Software & OS

Five Minutes with Niall Cooling, CEO, Feabhas Ltd. - Video

March 11, 2015

Depending on your definition of an embedded system (a debate for another day), you could argue that such systems have been with us for decades or longer. But clearly, today's embedded systems are quit


Five Minutes with TJ Rodgers, Founder and CEO, Cypress Semiconductor - Video

March 06, 2015

TJ Rodgers is well known amongst the Silicon Valley circles. Actually, the casts a far wider shadow than that, often proceeded by his reputation. I got to spend five minutes with TJ, and we discussed


Five Minutes with Jim Tung, Fellow, MathWorks - Video

February 24, 2015

We cover a lot of development kits on our site (embedded-computing.com). Some people think they're a waste of time, while others think we can no longer live without them. I asked Jim Tung, a Fellow at


Rich Nass ? Embedded World - Video

February 24, 2015

Rich Nass Reports ongoing events at Embedded World


Processor core ups performance for embedded Linux apps - Other

January 12, 2015

With a goal of providing better support for embedded Linux and other high-end operating systems, the DesignWare ARC HS38 processor IP core delivers up...

Open Source

Kit simplifies development of Bluetooth-based mobile apps - Other

January 07, 2015

I continue to be amazed at how simple it is to add wireless technology to a design. It seems like it wasn't too long ago that the wireless subsystem w...

Software & OS

Don't take your character display for granted - Other

January 05, 2015

To be honest, I hadn't given much thought to the text characters that show up in the display of an embedded system. I'm guessing I'm not alone in taki...

Open Source

Dev kits and demo videos: A great combination - Other

January 02, 2015

It's been a week of test drives - not cars, of course, but development kits. Today, I'm taking a spin on the $49 Cypress Bluetooth Low Energy Pioneer...


Results of the 2014 Embedded Market Study - Other

December 16, 2014

Slide show -- For the first time, Embedded Computing Design undertook a study to better understand things about how you work. Specifically, we looked...

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