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Latest 24 Sep 2022 | Updated Daily

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Embedded Executive: Ed Kuzemchak, CTO, Software Design Solutions

Embedded Executive

It takes a huge amount of compute power to perform AI. In the past, those calculations occurred in the Cloud, where the cluster of processors would reside. The push today is to move AI out to the Edge. But can we handle the processing that’s required for AI out on the Edge? That’s the question I posed to Ed Kuzemchak, the Chief Technology Officer at Software Design Solutions, an Applied Visions company, in this week’s Embedded Executives podcast.


20 Jan 2021

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Where are the Embedded Systems for IoT with Ed Kuzemchak

Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead manufacturing

Gather sensor data in the field at the edge and use the cheap could power to gain more learning from your own systems on The Cliff Notes Podcast: Lead Manufacturing. Ed is the founder and CTO of Software Design Solutions. He has been creating embedded software solutions for nearly 30 years. In this episode Ed Kuzemchak gets into IoT and embedded systems at the edge to benefit manufacturing industry to lead manufacturing with the Cliff Notes Podcast audience. Show Notes: https://cliffnotespodcast.com/podcasts/37/ https://softwaredesignsolutions.com/


4 Jan 2021

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Coffee with Mr. IoT: Ed Kuzemchak – Clearing up fog, edge and narrowband IoT

Coffee with Mr. IoT: A Connected Technologies Series

Ed Kuzemchak, founder and CTO of Software Design Solutions, chats with Robert on the impact lower cost, more robust, and better processing technology and hardware have had on the evolution and adoption of IoT. They also discuss the how edge and fog compare, the “food pyramid” of devices, balancing horsepower vs. battery life, and whether 5G is stealing too much thunder from NB (narrowband) IoT.


8 May 2020

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EP059 - Connectivity, processing, and storage trends reshaping the IoT landscape - Ed Kuzemchak, CTO, Software Design Solutions

Industrial IoT Spotlight

In this episode of the IIoT Spotlight Podcast, we discuss the improving connectivity, storage, and processing cost structures, and 5G’s relevance or irrelevance for IIoT.  Software Design Solutions develops high-quality software for embedded systems. Their areas of expertise include workstation applications, user interface design, and software process improvement. They have developed applications for a variety of industries such as medical, industrial automation and control, audio and image signal processing, transportation, retail, networking, defense, security, and consumer devices. Software Design Solutions was founded in 2003.  Ed Kuzemchak is the Chief Technology Officer and Director of IoT and Embedded Systems Engineering at Software Design Solutions, which is an Applied Visions company. Ed founded Software Design Solutions in 2003, focusing the company on embedded systems, machine-to-machine, and IoT software development.   IoT ONE is an insight and advisory firm focused on helping companies manage the threats and opportunities presented by the Internet of Things. https://www.iotone.com


28 Feb 2020

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Ed Kuzemchak on Fog, Edge and Networking for IoT


Joining us this week is Ed Kuzemchak, CTO and Director, Embedded and IoT Engineering at Software Design Solutions. About Software Design SolutionsSoftware Design Solutions provides consulting and embedded software development services. We use our knowledge and expertise to solve problems at every stage of application development. Companies can either hand off projects for us to develop for them, or we can join the existing customer team to provide experienced engineers with little or no ramp time. They can also leverage our decades of embedded software expertise to learn new best practices in agile embedded software development.


18 Jan 2020

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#93 Ed Kuzemchak - CTO at Software Design Solutions

Modern CTO with Joel Beasley

Today we are talking to Ed Kuzemchak, the CTO of Software Design Solutions. And we discuss finding people strong enough to tell you to step away, lessons learned going through the acquisitions process and creating an inviting culture where people want to come to work.All of this, right here, right now on the Modern CTO Podcast!


13 Feb 2019

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Episode 023: Cutting Edge: 30+ Years of Perspective on the Future of Embedded Software with Ed Kuzemchak

First Things First - Stories from IoT Implementers

Over nearly a 30 year-long career, Ed Kuzemchak has established himself as one of the foremost experts in the realm of embedded software design. Starting as a software engineer at Raytheon Missile systems, Ed established himself as Chief Software Architect at Texas instruments, where he developed new graphical debugger interfaces and integrated development environments. In particular, Ed championed Graphic User Interfaces as an important step for making embedded systems more user friendly. Visit the FirstThingsFirst episode page for show notes and more!


6 Feb 2019

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752: Ed Kuzemchak - Understanding the Internet of Things

The Tech Talks Daily Podcast

Software Design Solutions provides embedded system software development, desktop application development, and software process improvement consulting. The company prides itself on decades of expertise to learn new best practices in agile embedded software development. The company is also able to provide temporary software engineers for projects greater than the scope of its client's abilities and to provide experienced programmers to companies who need to focus on other lines of business. Ed Kuzemchak is an expert on the Internet of Things and the founder of Software Design Solutions. As an embedded software thought leader, I invited Ed onto this tech podcast to shares his experience around the challenges and pitfalls of designing intelligence into objects. Having worked across multiple industries Ed reveals his unique insights that will be valuable to companies looking to create, update, or improve their own IoT technologies.


23 Jan 2019

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Five Minutes with…Ed Kuzemchak, CTO, Software Design Solutions, Inc.

Embedded Insiders Podcast

Machine learning (ML) is something that really needs to occur at the Edge of the IoT. That sounds great, except that it’s quite difficult to achieve. In this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion with Ed Kuzemchak, CTO and Director of IoT for Software Design Solutions, we discussed what’s required to make ML at the Edge a reality.


16 Oct 2018

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EP040: Extracting value from data analytics - an Interview with Ed Kuzemchak of Software Design Solutions

Industrial IoT Spotlight

Ed Kuzemchak of Software Design Solutions tells us what IoT really is and is not, and how to extract value from it. We discuss how Ed started his business on the premise of data analytics, and his view on the differences between consumer and industrial IoT from a data point of view. We also discuss where we are today in leveraging and extracting value from big data, and his 3 step process for path to product. Ed Kuzemchak is the Founder of Software Design Solutions. Ed Kuzemchak is the Chief Technology Officer and Director of IoT and Embedded Systems Engineering at Software Design Solutions, which is an Applied Visions company. Ed founded Software Design Solutions in 2003, focusing the company on embedded systems, machine-to-machine, and IoT software development. He led the growth of the company from inception to its acquisition by Applied Visions in 2016. Prior to founding Software Design Solutions, Ed was Chief Software Architect for the digital signal processing (DSP) tools group at Texas Instruments and a member of Tartan Laboratories, which developed highly optimized compiler technology for embedded systems. Ed holds an MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of several patents on embedded systems software. Ed blogs on IoT topics at EmbeddedAndIoT.com. Accelerating adoption of Industrial Internet of Things. IoT ONE is an insights and advisory firm focused on helping companies manage the threats and opportunities presented by the Internet of Things. https://www.iotone.com


12 Oct 2018