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Battery life is one of the most important features of a mobile device. When your mobile device’s time between charges is four days versus four hours, the gain in device usability (and user appreciation) is immense. If, on the other hand, your device has no power left after a few hours of use, your phone doesn’t work and, let’s face it, a non-working phone provides quite the lousy user experience. The same goes for battery-charged products.
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In today’s digital world where information is aplenty and attention spans are limited, companies are constantly looking for new ways to engage with consumers. From the first interaction to the remainder of the customer journey, rich graphical user interfaces, and interactive user experiences play a critical role shaping each step. While this may seem like a relatively new concept, it is just the beginning. Six industry experts were asked their opinion on the top embedded UI/UX trends of 2020 and this is what they said.
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Innovation and technology have radically changed the way we work and live. And we love being at the center of it. Literally. Crank Software’s HQ is located in Canada’s largest technology park, recognized as a “hotbed of technology innovation” that’s impacting the world’s future every day. With 500+ companies and 19,000+ tech jobs in the park alone, Ottawa is the #1 most technology intensive city in Canada.
Crank Software doesn’t just talk innovation. Crank Software pours innovation into every product update, every meeting and every idea in our day-to-day. Innovation isn’t just a buzzword to us. It’s our culture. We’re not afraid of the unknown, we don’t stay quiet, and we love a good challenge. That’s why we’re so excited to celebrate the risks and ideas that got us to where we are today.
(Credit: Kanata North Business Association, #SeriousTechLivesHere.)
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If you’ve been following our blog or have downloaded our eBook around best practices for embedded UI development on microcontrollers (MCUs) to microprocessors (MPUs), then you’ll know that squeezing your application into a microcontroller is one of the best ways to reduce your product’s bill of materials.