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.

  • Embedded Virtualization Powers Mixed-Criticality IoT Systems

    Embedded Virtualization Powers Mixed-Criticality IoT Systems

    Industrial IoT systems now run mixed-criticality IT and OT workloads on the same hardware. Embedded virtualization and multicore processors allow safety- and non-safety-critical apps to coexist.

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  • SD-WAN and uCPE: Introduction

    SD-WAN and uCPE: Introduction

    As enterprise WANs expand, they often need multiple carrier networks. Universal customer premises equipment can make network handoffs easier—and deliver leaps in flexibility, performance, and cost.

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  • Microservices Fix IoT Software Problems

    Microservices Fix IoT Software Problems

    IoT devices need flexible software that can connect to a variety of legacy and greenfield sensors, provide edge analytics, and communicate with diverse cloud and enterprise platforms.

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  • Bring Deterministic Data Centers to Edge Computing

    Bring Deterministic Data Centers to Edge Computing

    Industrial systems require significant intelligence close to sensors to meet real-time requirements. OPC UA and Time-Sensitive Networking are now pushing data center performance closer to the edge.

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  • How to Integrate Machine Vision into Industrial Systems

    How to Integrate Machine Vision into Industrial Systems

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  • Case Study: How to Scale Your Industrial IoT Project

    Case Study: How to Scale Your Industrial IoT Project

    Industrial IoT deployments often include diverse devices distributed across broad geographic areas, some of which are mobile with inconsistent Internet access.

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  • 3 Digital Signage Standards: Which is Best?

    3 Digital Signage Standards: Which is Best?

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  • Deeper, Faster Learning with FPGA Co-Processors

    Deeper, Faster Learning with FPGA Co-Processors

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  • Scaling HPC for 5G, AI, and Whatever’s Next

    Scaling HPC for 5G, AI, and Whatever’s Next

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  • Why 5G Networks Need AI at the Edge

    Why 5G Networks Need AI at the Edge

    As networks become more complex, AI technology at the edge of 5G infrastructure will allow operators to improve network efficiency, reduce latency, and create new service opportunities. But how AI fit

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  • Why SCADA Is Bad for Smart Factories

    Why SCADA Is Bad for Smart Factories

    Unstructured, time-series data generated by industrial machines is often incompatible with highly structured enterprise environments. This article out...

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  • Need More IoT Data? Try Stream Processing

    Need More IoT Data? Try Stream Processing

    Limited storage and bandwidth means most IoT data cannot be retained. Streaming analytics enables capture of all relevant data while also allowing org...

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  • Containerized Linux: The Secret to IoT Security

    Containerized Linux: The Secret to IoT Security

    A desire in the development community to use Linux is often at odds with the security requirements of an organization, leaving a gap between a company...

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  • The Virtuous Cycle of Closed-Loop Manufacturing

    The Virtuous Cycle of Closed-Loop Manufacturing

    Closed-loop manufacturing requires in-depth knowledge of IT and operational systems, including latency, connectivity, security, and analytics. Converg...

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  • 88% More Performance per Watt for Embedded and IoT

    88% More Performance per Watt for Embedded and IoT

    8th generation Intel® Core™ processors deliver a significant performance boost, nearly doubling performance per watt and newly integrating Intel®...

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  • Virtual Assistants Make Signage Immersive

    Virtual Assistants Make Signage Immersive

    Virtual assistants, voice recognition, and immersive graphics are just a few of the features digital signage can deliver with 8th generation Intel® C...

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  • Intrinsically Safe: Tablets for Critical Industry 4.0

    Intrinsically Safe: Tablets for Critical Industry 4.0

    Critical industries can benefit from IoT connectivity as much as any other, but must account for hazardous operational environments and stringent data...

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  • Flexible IoT Software Key to Efficient, Low-Cost Buildings

    Flexible IoT Software Key to Efficient, Low-Cost Buildings

    Building automation platforms are now available that provide facility managers with advanced data analytics and visualization into all types of smart...

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  • Unify Siloed Data for Smarter Cities and Facilities

    Unify Siloed Data for Smarter Cities and Facilities

    Cities and large facilities stand to benefit greatly from application of the Internet of Things (IoT), but doing so requires unifying multiple distrib...

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  • Predictive Maintenance for More Resilient Self-Service Vending

    Predictive Maintenance for More Resilient Self-Service Vending

    Self-service kiosks and vending machines are gaining popularity thanks to the convenience they provide both users and operators. Ensuring maximum upti...

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