OpenSystems Media Taps New Editor

Warren Webb joins OpenSystems Media to provide E-cast and blogging expertise

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., November 4, 2010 — OpenSystems Media (OSM), LLC today announced the addition of a new technical editor, Warren Webb, internationally-known industry analyst and editor, effective immediately. He is the former technical editor of EDN magazine. He worked on EDN’s Embedded Webblog commenting on board-level embedded hardware, development tools, and software. Additionally, he wrote in-depth technical articles on hardware design, software development, and emerging technologies while at EDN. Webb will be working with OpenSystems Media moderating OSM E-casts, virtual events, and blogging.

OSM is one of the largest providers of webcasts to the embedded space. Our industry leading editors cover top concerns for design engineers including EDA, Medical, Military, Multicore, DSP/FPGA, Automotive, Flash Memory, Digital Signage, Android, 40G, and much more. Both the co-sponsored and single-sponsored OSM editor-moderated events include emerging trendy topics such as OpenVPX, EDA, Linux, PC/104, software, multicore, among others. OSM, the leading producer of embedded E-casts in the industry, continues to be successful with their webcasts because they provide the right tools, leading editorial staff, and a robust streaming architecture, which delivers a seamless experience for online attendees.

“In addition to hardware design, software development, and emerging technologies expertise, Webb brings his depth of experience and knowledge in the embedded computing industry,” said Rosemary Kristoff, vice president of editorial, OpenSystems Media. “He understands the electronic end of the business and the ever-changing media landscape and the need for OSM to reach out to our targeted audiences with our continued multiplatform online efforts.”

Webb’s background includes 30 years as a design engineer and entrepreneur developing automatic test and measurement systems for General Dynamics, The Computation Company, and Sundstrand Power Systems. Prior to joining OpenSystems, Warren also spent 12 years as the Embedded Systems Analyst/Editor with Reed Business Information writing articles and perspectives on hardware design, software development, and emerging technologies for international trade magazines. Warren holds a MBA from Pepperdine University, a MS in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State, and a High Honors BSEE from the University of Tennessee.

Warren Webb can be reached at wwebb@opensystemsmedia.com

Rosemary Kristoff of can be reached at rkristoff@opensystemsmedia.com

About OpenSystems Media

OpenSystems Media has been a leading publisher of electronics magazines, e-mail newsletters, websites, and product resource guides for more than 20 years. OpenSystems Media offers E-casts and Techcasts for engineers and provides interactive tools where engineers can communicate directly with presenters and top industry editors. Current publications include: CompactPCI, AdvancedTCA, & MicroTCA Systems; DSP-FPGA.com; Embedded Computing Design; Industrial Embedded Systems; Military Embedded Systems; PC/104 and Small Form Factors; and VME and Critical Systems. For more information, visit www.opensystemsmedia.com.