Brandon Lewis

Brandon is responsible for Embedded Computing Design’s IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, Security by Design, and Industrial Embedded Systems brands, where he drives content strategy, positioning, and community engagement. He is also Embedded Computing Design’s IoT Insider columnist, and 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.

  • Building AI Vision Systems in the Real World

    Building AI Vision Systems in the Real World

    What’s the best way to train AI models that accurately represent real-world conditions? You need to get out of the lab and an agile approach to identify and adjust to unexpected data sets. Read how.

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  • How Garbage Trucks Make Smart Cities Safer

    How Garbage Trucks Make Smart Cities Safer

    Can garbage trucks really help cities improve public safety? With computer vision, AI, and rugged NVRs they definitely can. Learn how one city is making it happen today.

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  • When Health Tech Meets Blockchain

    When Health Tech Meets Blockchain

    Every knows that Blockchain is synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. But applications that rely on streaming sensor data can also benefit from its data integrity and security. Learn how.

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  • Computer Vision & AI Safeguard ATMs

    Computer Vision & AI Safeguard ATMs

    Banks around the world are looking for ways to put a stop to ATM card skimming. But skimming is extremely difficult to spot. Read how computer vision and AI can safeguard ATMs.

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  • Don’t Start from Zero, Start with an IoT Development Kit

    Don’t Start from Zero, Start with an IoT Development Kit

    Workload consolidation in smart factories is not a luxury but a necessity. Yet even building a prototype application is costly and time-consuming. Read how an IIoT development kit gets you 90% there.

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  • With Edge AI, Tomorrow’s Autonomous Store Is Here Today

    With Edge AI, Tomorrow’s Autonomous Store Is Here Today

    Shoppers are familiar with cashier-less checkout. But what if you could eliminate checkout altogether? AI, computer vision, and edge computing now enable automated “grab and go” retail.

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  • Let the IoT Edge Manage Itself

    Let the IoT Edge Manage Itself

    Distributed computing reduces latency and cost for IoT systems. It's also challenged by single points of failure. Hyper-converged infrastructure is now bringing data center redundancy to the edge.

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  • Building Blocks for Machine Vision Design

    Building Blocks for Machine Vision Design

    Is there an easier way for system integrators to develop machine vision solutions? One smart camera kit includes building blocks that simplify the process. Read how.

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  • Computer Vision, AI Put Remote Assets in Focus

    Computer Vision, AI Put Remote Assets in Focus

    Remote asset monitoring is a key benefit of the IIoT, especially for rugged, hard-to-access locations. Find out how on-site video analytics makes centralized, real-time control a reality.

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  • Software Powers Machine Vision

    Software Powers Machine Vision

    How can computer vision capitalize on the increasing power and decreasing cost of advanced hardware? It takes analytics at the edge, software, and the right tools. Find out how.

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  • Three Pitfalls of Automation Design

    Three Pitfalls of Automation Design

    Machine automation can yield huge productivity, efficiency, and cost benefits. But how can you avoid three common design pitfalls? Learn how industrial-grade technologies can make or break a project.

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  • AI Benchmarks: A Barometer Before You Build

    AI Benchmarks: A Barometer Before You Build

    Ready to take a paradigm-shifting AI algorithm to market? Determining if it should run on a GPU, FPGA, or VPU could save power, cost, and latency—plus improve system accuracy. Check the benchmarks.

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  • Look Who’s Talking: AI in Video Conferencing

    Look Who’s Talking: AI in Video Conferencing

    AI is augmenting everyday objects. For instance, smart cameras with integrated voice recognition make virtual meetings a near-in-person experience. Here's how to bring collaboration to life with AI.

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  • FPGAs & Arduino Drive Motor Control

    FPGAs & Arduino Drive Motor Control

    High-end motor control often surpasses the capabilities of modern MCUs. FPGAs are an option, but their programming complexity can be a non-starter. Read how Arduino compatible modules make it easier.

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  • Blueprint: The Layers of IIoT Analytics Architectures

    Blueprint: The Layers of IIoT Analytics Architectures

    Can engineers integrate IT and OT technologies into a single piece of industrial machinery? Ethernet TSN, virtualization, and multicore processors make it possible. Read on to discover how.

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  • Combine Cloud-Native and Embedded Applications

    Combine Cloud-Native and Embedded Applications

    As critical systems connect to the enterprise, dynamic IT apps will commonly run next to deterministic software on the same device. With edge compute and virtualization, these worlds can safely...

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  • Cloud-Native Development for the IoT Edge

    Cloud-Native Development for the IoT Edge

    IoT software is going cloud-native. What does that mean for legacy embedded code? Merging these methodologies will require a combination of virtualization and containers.

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  • Crunching Enterprise Containers for Industrial IoT

    Crunching Enterprise Containers for Industrial IoT

    Containers are a staple of the enterprise. But industry? Lightweight, deterministic, safety-certifiable virtualization now bridges containers into the IIoT. Learn how from Intel® and Wind River.

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  • Digital Signage for a People-First Culture

    Digital Signage for a People-First Culture

    Digital signage empowers employees with the right information at the right time. Enterprise organizations benefit from improved engagement, productivity, and job satisfaction.

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  • Bundles of Engagement with Digital Signage and HTML5

    Bundles of Engagement with Digital Signage and HTML5

    Digital signage can maximize customer engagement and increase retail sales. Solution bundles accelerate creation, management, and deployment of captivating content. HTML5 takes it a step further.

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