Editor-in-Chief

Embedded Computing Design

Brandon is responsible for guiding content strategy, editorial direction, and community engagement across the Embedded Computing Design ecosystem. A 10-year veteran of the electronics media industry, he enjoys covering topics ranging from development kits to cybersecurity and tech business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached at [email protected]

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Automotive

embedded world 2021 conference session: The Automotive Paradigm Shift - News

February 01, 2021

Nuremberg, Germany  – On Monday, March 1st, from 11-11:30 CET, Real-Time Innovation’s Pedro Lopez Estepa will be presenting “The Automotive Paradigm Shift: Connectivity at the Core” at the first all-digital embedded world exhibition and conference. Estepa’s session  will address unprecedented change in the automotive market as manufacturers race to develop connected and autonomous mobility platforms.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: Monarch LTE-M Development Kit from Avnet - Video

January 22, 2021

Are you looking for a modern cellular M2M connectivity technology for an upcoming IoT deployment? Look no further than LTE-M.

AI & Machine Learning

Using Vizi-AI to Monitor Social Distancing - Product

January 08, 2021

How to monitor social distancing, measure occupancy, and more using one edge-based AI platform: ADLINK Technology’s Vizi-AI

Security

Embedded Toolbox: Secure IP through Production with Secure Thingz? Secure Desktop Provisioner - Video

December 15, 2020

In Part 3, Shawn helps us transition from the development environment and into production by creating fully-encrypted, trusted application packages using Secure Thingz' Secure Desktop Provisioner.

AI & Machine Learning

Industry Leaders Make Big Plays for Small AI - Podcast

December 04, 2020

In this edition of the Embedded Insiders, Brandon and Rich discuss the semantics of AI and intelligent technology and what qualifies as a smart system these days.

Open Source

DEV KIT WEEKLY: Arduino Opl? IoT Kit - Video

December 04, 2020

The Arduino Oplà IoT Kit is an edge-to-cloud IoT system that’s backed by tons of helpful tutorials and getting-started projects that will have you partying in no time.

Processing

General-Purpose FPGAs: An Innovation-less Decade - Story

November 24, 2020

Some corners of the electronics universe go years or decades without a significant technology upgrade. Passive electronic components are a good example. Then there?s also embedded programmable logic.

Security

Embedded Toolbox: Create a Secure Boot Manager on Arm TrustZone in Less Than 10 Minutes - Video

November 10, 2020

Tune in as IAR Systems’ Global FAE Manager Shawn Prestridge shows how to spin up a secure boot manager on an NXP LPC5500 series development board with Arm TrustZone in less than 10 minutes.

Security

Embedded Toolbox: The Ins and Outs of IP Protection for Embedded Systems - Video

November 10, 2020

One common denominator in the cybersecurity engineering challenge is that security engineering is typically approached as a separate, isolated development flow, which adds time, cost, and complexity.

AI & Machine Learning

AI Compilers and the Race to the Bottom - Blog

November 05, 2020

Glow-compiled inputs exhibited a 3x frames/second performance improvement over TensorFlow/TensorFlow Lite, while the figure gives an idea of how efficient AOT compilation is compared to JIT compilers.

Open Source

DEV KIT WEEKLY: Lattice Semiconductor CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board - Video

October 16, 2020

This week we will be giving away one CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board thanks to our friends at Lattice Semiconductor.

AI & Machine Learning

How to Deploy Actionable Edge AI Apps with Intel OpenVINO, Twilio & Vizi-AI - Video

October 06, 2020

Now that neural nets are the algorithm of choice, AI development frameworks are maturing & first-gen AI processors are hitting the market, we face a stark realization: We have to deploy these things!

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: GaN Systems Audio Evaluation Bundle - Video

October 03, 2020

Welcome to another edition of Dev Kit Weekly, where this week we?ll be reviewing and raffling off this GS-EVB-AUD-BUNDLE1-GS, an audio evaluation board from GaN Systems.

Processing

NVIDIA is Buying Arm for $40 Billion and Expanding Licensing Model - News

September 14, 2020

"We intend to expand Arm's licensing portfolio with access to NVIDIA's technology. Both our ecosystems will be enriched by this combination," NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang said in a Sunday press conference.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: PowerFilm Solar Indoor/Outdoor e-peas Solar Development Kit - Video

August 28, 2020

We'll make things better the second time around. A while back we reviewed the PowerFilm's Indoor Solar Development Kit, but this is the company's first with "inside-out" capability.

Open Source

Is SiFive the RISC-V Standard Bearer, or a Design Mercenary? - Podcast

August 27, 2020

Is the RISC-V standard bearer ditching its heritage to become a design mercenary by using Arm? Or is this a longer-term play to help get RISC-V technology into SoCs so it can grow from there?

Software & OS

Report Finds Python, Data Analyst Jobs Most In-Demand Among American Engineers - Blog

August 13, 2020

Prolifics Testing found that data analyst roles are most coveted by American engineers, and that Python education is more sought after than for any other programming language.

AI & Machine Learning

NXP Integrates Facebook's Glow Neural Network Compiler into eIQ ML Software Development Framework - Blog

August 11, 2020

NXP combined the target-specific optimization capability of the Glow compiler with Arm Cortex-M and Cadence Tensilica HiFi 4 DSP neural network operator libraries within the eIQ IDE.

Analog & Power

Littelfuse Resettable Overcurrent Protection PPTCs Equip Small Surface-Mount Form Factor for High-Voltage Consumer Electronics - News

August 06, 2020

Key features of the zeptoSMDC PPTCs include a small 0201 surface-mount package and the ability to reset to normal operation once a fault has cleared.

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