Rich Nass

Richard Nass is the Executive Vice-President of OpenSystems Media. His key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OpenSystems Media’s Embedded and IoT product portfolios, including web sites, e-newsletters, print and digital magazines, and various other digital and print activities. He was instrumental in developing the company's on-line educational portal, Embedded University. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for UBM’s award-winning Design News property. Prior to that, he led the content team for UBM Canon’s Medical Devices Group, as well all custom properties and events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 25 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, handling the Embedded and Custom groups and the TechOnline DesignLine network of design engineering web sites. Nass holds a BSEE degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

  • GE Puts Control Systems Closer to the Industrial Edge

    GE’s Intelligent Platforms group recently unveiled two new control solutions, the CPL410, an outcome-optimizing open controller, and a remote-monitoring service platform, the Equipment Insight 2018.

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  • Western Digital Announces New “Open” Solutions, Including a RISC-V Core

    RISC-V Core IP Can Be Downloaded and Taken to Manufacture by Anyone in the Community

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  • We did it; we made the world a better place!

    The goal for the Better Place Challenge design contest was to have our embedded engineering community design something that makes the world a better place. I’m pleased to announce the 3 winners.

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  • Atmosic Technologies Lowers Bluetooth Power to Enable Batteryless IoT Devices

    Energy harvesting plays a key role, along with a new wake-up technology.

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  • Industry 4.0 Comes to the Edge with Maxim’s Go-IO Reference Design

    Maxim Integrated Productss has developed a product aimed at programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

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  • Vicor Introduces Three-Phase, 10 kW AC-to-DC Converter

    The three-phase RFM AC-to-DC converter module can deliver 10 kW of regulated 48 VDC in a power tablet that measures 9.4 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches.

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  • Eta Compute Launches with Ultra-Low-Power Machine Learning Platform for Edge Devices

    Eta Compute has developed a machine-learning SoC that includes autonomous learning. The TENSAI device performs ultra-low power image classification, keyword spotting, and wakeup word detection.

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  • Intel Vision Accelerator Solutions Speed Deep Learning and AI on Edge Devices

    The latest products combine with existing Intel solutions to put artificial intelligence where it's best suited for the application--at the Edge or in the data center.

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  • It’s Time to Vote!

    The winner of the Make the World a Better Place Design Challenge stand to claim more than $10,000 in prize money. Your vote counts.

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  • MediaTek’s Helio P70 SoC Suits AI Apps

    MediaTek recently announced the launch of the Helio P70 system-on-chip (SoC), with an enhanced AI engine combined with CPU and GPU upgrades for more powerful AI processing.

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  • RTI Announces Connext 6, Connectivity Software for Highly Autonomous Systems

    Connext 6, built on Data Distribution Service (DDS), includes the first connectivity software designed to accelerate the development and deployment of highly autonomous systems.

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  • Redpine’s Multicore MCU Pushes Processing Envelope While Cutting Power

    Designers know that there are always tradeoffs to be made. Those tradeoffs can come in the form of cost, power, size, and so on. As time marches on, thankfully, the tradeoffs become fewer and fewer.

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  • MathWorks’ Latest Tools Hasten 5G Development

    One of the underlying building blocks for the latest version of 5G, Release 15, is hitting the streets, thanks to the efforts of the MathWorks.

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  • Hear the Details of Xilinx’s ACAP Architecture

    Xilinx recently discussed its Everest project, now known as ACAP. Details are starting to sprinkle out, as seen and heard here.

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  • Video: Xilinx Developer Forum

    XDF is Xilinx's Developer Forum that trains engineers in the intricacies of embedded systems development.

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  • Maxim’s Wearable Platform Monitors ECG, Heart Rate, and Temperature

    Maxim’s Health Sensor Platform 2.0 allows the monitoring of various health parameters, including heart rate and body temperature.

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  • We’re Making the World a Better Place While Someone Claims the Big Prize

    Phase One of the Better Place Design Challenge is complete. We received tons of entries and had the difficult task of whittling the number of finalists down to 10.

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  • Complete SiP from Octavo Really is a Complete System

    SiP integrates a processor, memory, two power supplies and so on. Get your Linux-based IoT systems out the door in record time.

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  • Embedded Insiders: Back to the future with analog computing

    Embedded Insiders: Back to the future with analog computing

    There’s a reasonably good chance that you’re not old enough to remember the days of analog computers, as that would likely put you in your sixties.

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  • Five Minutes with…Peter Thorne, Director, Cambashi

    Five Minutes with…Peter Thorne, Director, Cambashi

    Are you up to speed on digital twins? If you’re not, you probably should be, especially if you plan to play in the IoT space. I have to admit that I needed to be educated on this topic. I received...

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