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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Embedded Executive: Skip Ashton, Distinguished Engineer, Infineon - Podcast

November 02, 2022

The ink is not yet dried on the Matter specification. Those in the know claim that this is one of the most important specifications to come across the electronics space in a long, long time, particularly for IoT devices makers. Are you in the know?

Open Source

Embedded Executive: Fabio Violante, CEO, Arduino - Podcast

October 26, 2022

There are few products more popular in the embedded space than the Arduino development board. What makes that statement even more interesting has to do with the number of dev boards that have become available over the last few years.


Embedded Executive: Ian Drew, Chairman, Foundries.io - Podcast

October 19, 2022

“Matter is a great standard, if you assume it’s just a starting point. Oh, and it’s 10 years too late.”


Embedded Executive: Mark Hermeling, VP, Global Solutions Engineering, GrammaTech - Podcast

October 12, 2022

Just when you think it’s safe to go back in the water…I’m making an analogy about secure designs. Just when you think the engineering community understands that their designs need to be secure, some research pops up to show that that’s not really the case.


Inside Synaptics: An Eye-Opening Meeting For Me - Blog

October 10, 2022

Just when you thought you had a vendor pegged for its area of expertise, you find out you were wrong, and wrong by a long shot.


Embedded Executive: Roman Lysecky, CTO, BG Networks - Podcast

October 05, 2022

The topic on Embedded Executives eventually gets around to security, the specialty of BG Networks, but we had an interesting discussion about what’s happening in today’s universities.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Sailesh Chittipeddi, EVP/GM, IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit, Renesas Electronics - Podcast

September 28, 2022

The embedded community has been talking a lot about AI at the Edge. Apparently, it’s not just talk, as Renesas recently acquired Reality AI. That acquisition lets them leverage a large customer base as well as provides access to what the company is calling a "leading-edge toolset and series of AI models."


Call For Abstracts: IoT Device Security Conference - Blog

September 23, 2022

Interested in speaking at the Fifth Annual IoT Device Security (Virtual) Conference?


Embedded Executive: Ian Drew, Chairman, Foundries.io - Podcast

September 21, 2022

“The IoT industry needs to change.”


Embedded Executive: Frank Chen, CEO, Exascend - Podcast

September 14, 2022

I say it often, "It’s just storage, what could be new or exciting about it?" And each time I express that opinion to one of the memory experts, I get an earful of what’s new and different.


Embedded Executive: Andreas Kuehlmann, CEO, Cycuity - Podcast

September 07, 2022

The experts at Cycuity preach taking a holistic approach to security in your embedded system.

Networking & 5G

Embedded Executive: Alistair Fulton, SVP/GM, Wireless and Sensing Products Group, of Semtech - Podcast

August 31, 2022

The LoRaWAN specification continues to introduce new products, technologies, applications, and use cases on a regular basis. The consortium recently held a large-scale conference to discuss, display, and tout the latest developments.


Embedded Executive: Scott Bibaud, President and CEO of Atomera - Podcast

August 24, 2022

Atomera is a semiconductor materials and IP licensing company. They acknowledge that Moore’s Law is slowing down. Manufacturers are looking for ways to reverse that trend. And as you might expect, it comes at a significant cost.

Analog & Power

Tear Down: EnOcean STM 550 Energy Harvesting Multi-Sensor - Blog

August 19, 2022

Energy harvesting devices capture energy from the environment, convert that energy to electricity, and put it to work. The energy could come from the sun or other (man-made) light sources, or from vibrations, wind, or water. While this technology is not new, the ability to harness that power and use it as the sole source of energy for small embedded devices is.

Open Source

Embedded Executive: Richard Barry, Senior Principal Engineer for IoT, AWS - Podcast

August 17, 2022

What RTOS dominates the embedded space? Your first guess might be Linux, but you would be wrong, by a wide margin. FreeRTOS is the winner.


Embedded Executive: Jeff Chou, CEO, Sonatus - Podcast

August 10, 2022

Many applications today are “software-defined.” Until recently, I would not have used that term to describe an automobile, but I’ve since been set straight.


Infineon’s AIROC Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Solutions Populate NVIDIA Jetson Edge AI Platform - Blog

August 02, 2022

When you look at the topics that garner the biggest spotlight these days, AI at the Edge is either at the top of the list or very close. As more processing power becomes available, the applications that can take advantage of this technology grow in leaps and bounds.

AI & Machine Learning

Test Spin with ST’s Machine-Learning Software for Connected Devices and Industrial Equipment - Blog

July 28, 2022

Upon visiting the STMicroelectronics booth at the recent embedded world trade show, I stumbled across some interesting software aimed at developing your own machine-learning applications.

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