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: Dave Smith, Co-Founder, VP, BlackPearl - Podcast

July 20, 2022

When it comes to embedded computers for industrial applications, size does matter—sometimes.


Embedded Executive: Ravi Annavajjhala, CEO, Kinara - Podcast

July 12, 2022

Processors to handle AI at the Edge are quite complex. However, that hasn’t stopped so many companies from producing their variants.


Embedded Executive: John Costello, Corporate VP, Government Affairs, Microchip - Podcast

July 06, 2022

I have done lots of these Embedded Executive podcasts, a few hundred in fact. This particular podcast goes in a direction I have never gone before, and involves the mafia (yes, you read that correctly).

Open Source

OpenHW Group Releases Dev Kit Based on RISC-V-Based CORE-V MCU - Blog

July 01, 2022

Based on its shiny new RISC-V MCU that’s now ready for prime time, the OpenHW Group is releasing a development kit so developers can get started on their “open hardware” projects, particularly those that want to connect to the IoT.


Embedded Executive: Kirk Wehby, COO, Smith - Podcast

June 29, 2022

For starters, Smith is the largest electronics distributer that I have never heard of. They are a multi-billion-dollar company. One of the strengths of the company is ensuring that its products are real (as opposed to counterfeits). 


Embedded Executive: Daniel Cooley, CTO, Silicon Labs - Video

June 22, 2022

Here at Embedded Computing Design, we spend a lot of time helping engineers/developers work through the pains of industrial designs.

Software & OS

My Debugger Now Talks to VS Code - Blog

June 20, 2022

I’m a Visual Studio Code (VS Code) user. If you’re not familiar with VS Code, it’s a source-code editor from Microsoft that is intended for systems based on Windows or Linux. It’s mostly used for debugging, but has lots of other great features. Oh, did I mention that it’s open source, aka free? Yup, the price is right.

Software & OS

Embedded Executive: Richard Lind, CEO, IAR Systems - Podcast

June 15, 2022

Richard Lind is about seven months into his role as CEO of IAR Systems, one of the leaders in embedded development tools.


NXP’s MCX Family Addresses All IoT End-Device Development - Blog

June 14, 2022

If you’re designing an IoT product, pretty much any IoT product, NXP has the processor for you.

Analog & Power

UnitedSiC’s Latest SiC FETs Suited for Mainstream 800-V Bus Architectures - Blog

June 13, 2022

United SiC, now a division of Qorvo, recently announced a next-generation series of 1200-V Silicon Carbide (SiC) FETs with what the company claims is the industry’s best spec for on-resistance.

Analog & Power

Embedded Executive: Jeffrey Morroni, Dir. of Power Management R&D for Kilby Labs, Texas Instruments - Podcast

June 08, 2022

Texas Instruments is a big company. One thing that’s afforded by a company of its size is a lab that can help the various product groups on their designs. And that’s the role of Kilby Labs at TI.


Synaptics’ FlexSense Sensor Fusion Processor Cuts Board Space and Power - Blog

June 07, 2022

Sensor Fusion—it sounds like something out of Star Trek, like some super-futuristic technology. In reality, it’s simply combining sensors in one device. While it sounds simple, it’s actually fairly difficult to do, as different sensor types often employ different technology and have different outputs, and obviously different input types.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Jaidev Amrite, Director of Product Management, SparkCognition - Podcast

June 01, 2022

Artificial intelligence is all the rage. Combine that with the huge amount of video that’s being captured. When you put these two phenomena together, you can (potentially) do some great things.


Road to Embedded World: EW North America - Blog

May 26, 2022

This week’s Road to Embedded World takes a different twist, in that we are previewing an event that’ll take place on site—but you needn’t be in Nuremberg, Germany to witness it. In fact, it’s designed for engineers who are not on site, and produced at a time that’s easily digestible for people in North America.


Embedded Executive: Denis Marcon, GM, Innoscience Europe - Podcast

May 25, 2022

The chip shortage and supply-chain issues are not getting better.

AI & Machine Learning

COMPUTEX 2022 Video Review - Video

May 24, 2022

The long-awaited COMPUTEX Taipei 2022 will be grandly held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1, from May 24 to May 27, 2022. Taiwan External Trade Development Council, co-organizer of COMPUTEX, will also organize various events, including the COMPUTEX CEO Keynotes & Forum, that professionals look forward to during the exhibition. CEOs and senior executives from global tech giants are invited to attend the Keynotes & Forum.


Machine Vision Leads to an Automated Factory - Story

May 19, 2022

Machine vision is the concept of using cameras as an aid in industrial applications, including factory automation. “Aid” can mean different things to different people. For example, if you are responsible for product quality on an assembly line, you can use machine vision to inspect each product as it rolls off the line to ensure that it is being manufacturing to the required specifications and that there are no defects.

Open Source

Check Out the AUO-ADLINK Tech Forum: On Demand - Story

May 16, 2022

It’s a wrap. The AUO-ADLINK Tech Forum is now officially in the books. However, all the sessions are still available on-demand, so you can rest assured that you won’t miss a thing (nor should you).

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