Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for guiding the property's content strategy, editorial direction, and engineering community engagement, which includes IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, the Power Page, Industrial AI & Machine Learning, and other publications. As an experienced technical journalist, editor, and reporter with an aptitude for identifying key technologies, products, and market trends in the embedded technology sector, he enjoys covering topics that range from development kits and tools to cyber security and technology business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached by email at

  • Jetson AGX Xavier for Industrial AI: Workstation Performance, Table Fan Power Consumption

    Jetson AGX Xavier for Industrial AI: Workstation Performance, Table Fan Power Consumption

    NVIDIA has released the Jetson AGX Xavier module to accelerate artificial intelligence in autonomous industrial machines. This in-depth analysis of the platform explains how you can start designing.

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  • TI Precision Data Converters Reduce System Footprint with High Integration, Performance

    The eight-channel DAC80508 and DAC70508 DACs provide 16- and 14-bit resolutions respectively. The 24-bit ADS122C04 and ADS122U04 ADCs feature two-wire I2C- and UART-compatible interfaces respectively.

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  • Industrial Internet Consortium Releases Deep Learning Testbed Results

    The Testbed detected unusual activity from air conditioning equipment in a kitchen, revealing that kitchen staff had closed air intake ducts to reduce odors.

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  • Imperas, Valtrix partner for RISC-V Processor Verification

    Imperas riscvOVPsim virtual platform simulation technology combines with Valtrix verification technology for RISC-V processor test and compliance.

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  • Rambus CryptoManager Root of Trust on Display at RISC-V Summit

    Rambus Inc. will demonstrate its programmable root-of-trust IP core for the RISC-V architecture at the RISC-V Summit in Santa Clara, CA.

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  • Andes, INVECAS Partner on Advanced-process RISC-V SoCs

    Andes Technology and INVECAS are partnering to design SoCs based on RISC-V IP on advanced fab process technology, including 7nm, 14nm, 16nm, 22nm FDX, and 28nm HPC.

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  • Andes RISC-V Cores add Hex Five TEE to GOWIN FPGAs

    The MultiZone Security TEE provides policy-based, hardware-enforced separation for unlimited security zones, as well as full control over data, code, interrupts, and peripherals.

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  • Imperas riscvOVPsim brings free, open-source modeling and simulation to RISC-V ecosystem

    Imperas Software has released the RISC-V Open Virtual Platform Simulator (riscvOVPsim), a free simulator and open-source model of a single-core RISC-V CPU.

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  • Linux, RISC-V Foundations to Collaborate on Open Architectures

    In addition to tools, services, and training support, the Linux Foundation will provide neutral governance, best practices for open source development, community outreach, marketing, and legal advice.

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  • OCF 1.0 ratified by ISO/IEC JTC 1 as secure IoT interoperability protocol

    The OCF standard will be published as ISO/IEC 30118 (Parts 1-6).

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  • NASA InSight Lands Safely on Mars with VxWorks

    NASA InSight Lands Safely on Mars with VxWorks

    VxWorks was responsible for complex automated maneuvers of the InSight landing craft, providing system-wide determinism and synchronization through a Red Planet atmosphere 100x thinner than Earth's.

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  • MagnaChip IGBTs support 1200V, 100A for high-voltage industrial power conversion

    Thanks to Field-Stop Trench technology, MBW100T120PHF devices support saturation voltages (Vce(sat)) as low as 1.71 V.

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  • Renesas IO-Link Sensor Network Development Kit to Accelerate Industry 4.0

    Support for Industrial Ethernet enables communications with control-layer devices such as PLCs without the need for an external processor or memory.

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  • Simplifying AI Edge Compute at < 2mW

    The Tensai architecture employs multiple voltage regulators to support ultra-low-power, always-on processing at less than 2 mW for coin cell or solar cell-powered AI systems.

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  • The IoT in China, where everyone has a job

    The IoT in China, where everyone has a job

    I recently traveled to Suzhou, China to attend Advantech’s IoT Co-Creation Summit. The trip exposed me to several cultural nuances. The most obvious of these is related to employment.

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  • IoT Security (Finally) Delivers ROI

    IoT Security (Finally) Delivers ROI

    To protect sensitive device data and networks as a whole, developers should consider both hardware and software. Hardware security modules can enable...

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  • Securing the IIoT with Flexible Firewalls

    Securing the IIoT with Flexible Firewalls

    Traditional IT firewalls don’t translate well to the factory floor, necessitating a new class of industrial firewall appliances. Industrial firewall...

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  • 2018 Power Inductors Research Report Projects Slow Growth through 2025 Despite Rampant Chinese Consumption

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  • DC Power Market Report projects growth in DC-DC and AC-DC PSUs

    Absolute Reports has released the DC Power Systems market report, which estimates a 4.98 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for DC-DC and AC-DC power supply technology through 2021.

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  • AUTOSAR C++14, CERT C Double Down on Automotive Safety and Security

    Although most safety-critical automotive software is still coded in the C language, the growing number and complexity of systems addressed by the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform demand a transition to C++.

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