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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Networking & 5G

Embedded Executive: Remi Lorrain, LoRaWAN Network Director, Semtech - Podcast

June 30, 2021

LoRaWAN wants to invade your home. Its backers think that it’s perfect for many smart home applications. However, don’t we already have one — or two or three —wireless networks that are “perfect” for the home, namely Bluetooth and WiFi?
 

Processing

New Lattice CertusPro-NX FPGAs Offer the Size, Power, and Speed Needed for Edge Applications - Story

June 28, 2021

Lower power and higher bandwidth are the key characteristics needed for Edge-based processing. And those are the principles that Lattice’s CertusPro-NX general-purpose FPGA family are built upon. These devices increase the logic density over what was previously offered to up to 100k logic cells.

Security

You Will Be Hacked. Be Ready For It - Story

June 23, 2021

When I started the research for this article, I was looking for how OEMs could keep their systems safe from hackers. By the time I finished the research, it became clear to me that my vision was not accurate. You can not design a system that can’t breached, unless it’s one that does not connect to the outside world.

Analog & Power

MIKROE’s SiBRAIN MCU Development Standard Cuts Development Time - Blog

June 17, 2021

I sometimes struggle to see the positive side when a new standard is announced, one that claims to “dramatically cut development time.”

Analog & Power

Cirrus Logic Offers Digital PA for Battery-Powered Devices - Blog

May 12, 2021

Research says that users are playing music, podcasts, movies, and gaming directly on their handsets, without the use of an external audio device.

AI & Machine Learning

Embedded Executive: Ken Grohe, President, WekaIO - Podcast

May 12, 2021

AI and all its varied facets are new to most of the world.

Storage

Applied Materials Introduces New Materials to Advance DRAM Technology - Blog

May 10, 2021

Memory technology doesn’t always advance at the swiftest pace, but there’s been some movement in this space as of late.

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