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 brandon.lewis@opensysmedia.com.

  • Making the Grade with Linux and Cybersecurity at the Intelligent Edge

    Making the Grade with Linux and Cybersecurity at the Intelligent Edge

    A Tech Video Series with Wind River’s Michael Mehlberg.

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

    DEV KIT WEEKLY: Lattice Semiconductor CrossLink-NX Evaluation Board

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

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

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

    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!

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  • Dev Kit Weekly: GaN Systems Audio Evaluation Bundle

    Dev Kit Weekly: GaN Systems Audio Evaluation Bundle

    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.

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  • Archived Webcasts & Events in Progress

    Archived Webcasts & Events in Progress

    Browse all ongoing and past virtual events hosted by OpenSystems Media.

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  • Test Test

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

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

    “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.

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  • Dev Kit Weekly: ADLINK Vizi-AI Development Kit

    Dev Kit Weekly: ADLINK Vizi-AI Development Kit

    Welcome to Dev Kit Weekly, where this week we’re taking a real close look at ADLINK’s Vizi-AI, a Development Starter Kit for Industrial Machine Vision and AI at the edge.

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

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

    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.

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

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

    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?

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

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

    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.

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  • NXP Integrates Facebook’s Glow Neural Network Compiler into eIQ ML Software Development Framework

    NXP Integrates Facebook’s Glow Neural Network Compiler into eIQ ML Software Development Framework

    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.

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

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

    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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  • Khronos Group Launches OpenXR Adopter’s Program, Conformance Testing for Cross-Platform AR/VR API

    Khronos Group Launches OpenXR Adopter’s Program, Conformance Testing for Cross-Platform AR/VR API

    OpenXR is an open, industry standard API that enables the development and deployment of portable, cross-platform AR/VR (XR) runtimes.

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  • Renesas RA Ecosystem Adds Arm, Alibaba, IAR, Qt, wolfSSL Building Blocks

    The RA microcontroller ecosystem has expanded with security, machine learning, and other building block solutions from partners like Arm, Alibaba, IAR, Qeexo, Qt, Toshiba, and wolfSSL.

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  • AI Model Training & Execution Now Possible on MCUs via ONE Tech MicroAI Atom

    ONE Tech estimates that MicroAI Atom algorithms, which run recursive analysis and reside directly on target MCUs at the edge, reduce the cost of deploying endpoint intelligence by a minimum of 80%.

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  • Good Stuff Department Releases Lattice ECP5 FPGA & VexRiscv-based Orange Crab Development Kit

    Good Stuff Department Releases Lattice ECP5 FPGA & VexRiscv-based Orange Crab Development Kit

    The Orange Crab is a crowd-funded platform designed to Adafruit’s 50.8 mm x 22.9 mm Feather board specification, and supports all open-source toolchains.

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  • 2020 Embedded & IoT Technologist Survey

    2020 Embedded & IoT Technologist Survey

    This brief survey is designed to give electronics engineers, engineering managers, and executives a voice.

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  • Embedded Insiders: Asking Again... Is RISC-V Really for Real Real?

    Embedded Insiders: Asking Again... Is RISC-V Really for Real Real?

    In this edition of the embedded insiders, Brandon and Rich ponder whether RISC-V is taking too long to become a mainstream technology, or if it will even ever be one.

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  • Dev Kit Weekly: ADLINK I-Pi Industrial IoT Prototyping Platform

    Dev Kit Weekly: ADLINK I-Pi Industrial IoT Prototyping Platform

    While maker boards like Arduino and Raspberry Pi are great because of their ultra-low cost, they are, well, cheap. That’s where I-Pi comes in. It's a SMARC COM, carrier and Hardware-Attached Top.

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