When choosing an embedded GUI builder for your device, there are several factors that should be considered to ensure a seamless design and development process. Below we have listed the top four features to look for when choosing an embedded GUI builder, regardless of the application.
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It’s no surprise that the view inside the medical industry is at a time of unprecedented change, with new device and data requirements reshaping functionality and development needs. One clear trend that we see really manifesting this change is the exploding use of embedded GUIs in devices - with the medical user interface design now being a significant part of product differentiation. Identifying ways to address this layer of development has become a critical need to accelerate overall system development and ultimately, product success in the marketplace.
From understanding the medical device space to key considerations for hardware, operating systems, and touchscreens, we virtually sat down with 4 embedded experts to talk embedded UIs in medical devices.
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When building an embedded Linux GUI application, there are a number of considerations to be taken into account when using Crank Storyboard. In this blog and accompanying walk-through video, I detail the steps required to best prepare your embedded GUI for a Linux board, specifically:
- Exporting Your Embedded Linux GUI application
- Configuring Your Embedded GUI Application for Linux
- Connecting to Your Embedded GUI with a Serial Connection
- Knowing Your Embedded GUI Application Options
- Understanding Your Environment Variables
- What is Wayland?
- Choosing Your Touch Library for a Linux Environment
- Executing the Runtime for an Embedded GUI on the Target
- Running Your Embedded Linux GUI
Don't have time to read? Watch the video demonstration at this link.
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It may seem obvious that usability should be a top priority for medical devices. But, unfortunately, devices with poor graphical user interfaces (GUI) find their way into the market every year, posing serious risks to patients.
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Are your development and design teams ready to meet the shift in consumer demand towards touchless GUIs? While there will always be a market for touch-based controls, there is growing desire and need to forgo physical contact with devices in favor of touchless interactions, such as gestures in front of (or above) the screen.