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Semiconductor shortage: How to choose the correct hardware for embedded GUI apps

By Scott Snider on Apr 15, 2021 12:00:00 PM

When building an embedded system there are many choices you will face when deciding the correct GUI hardware and software combinations to best get your product to market. On top of vendor features, this year's semiconductor shortage has disrupted supply chains for everything from phones to cars, and forced embedded GUI product teams to rethink their supply chain strategy.

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Software best practices for wearable UX development

By Jason Clarke on Apr 6, 2021 10:44:52 AM

Smartphones changed the way we interact with technology, making smart technology commonplace in everything from Fitbits to freezers. More recently, a perfect storm of innovation in microchips, software development, and energy efficiency has set the stage for the next important era in computing’s history: wearables.

Topics: wearables
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Accelerating growth & potential: AMETEK acquires Crank Software

By Brian Edmond on Mar 29, 2021 8:05:11 AM

Growth is great! We're thrilled to let you know about our recent acquisition by AMETEK (NYSE: AME) .

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What is gesture-based UI?

By Jason Clarke on Mar 18, 2021 2:06:36 PM

Gesture-based UI refers to using specific physical gestures in order to operate an interface. Take your smartphone for instance. You can already interact with your phone without using the keypad by swiping, tapping, pinching, and scrolling. The latest smart devices also allow for “touchless” gestures where users can scroll or click without ever touching the screen.

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STM32 GUI builder options for MCUs and MPUs

By Roy Sarkar on Mar 11, 2021 2:43:58 PM

Can teams working with microcontrollers (MCU) and microprocessors (MPU) from STMicroelectronics find ways to save resources and optimize workflows?

While there are advantages to supporting a wide range of hardware types, many embedded GUI development teams find themselves struggling to port projects from one platform to another. Media assets, peripherals, power management, networking — all must be considered when planning out your product development roadmap.

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