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Crank Software Wins Award for embedded GUI software Storyboard


Take embedded GUI design to the next level.

Crank Software is so much more than just a GUI design and development software company. Storyboard, our cross-platform embedded GUI development framework for embedded touchscreens, in addition to our embedded engineering services team are the extended arms of UX-led companies around the globe.

From Red Dot UI Design award-winning Fortune 100 companies, to innovative, small device manufacturers, many rely on Crank to bring teams together, get to market faster, and deliver a customer experience that excels again and again.

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Best Embedded Software 2020

With our innovative rendering technology, Storyboard was recognized as Most Innovative Software at Embedded World.

Best In Show - Embedded World

Storyboard won Best In Show - Embedded World 2020, for reducing resource costs while maximizing GUI reusability.

Innovation Award 

We were honored the John Deere Innovation Award for bringing high-performing GUI experiences to market.

Company of the Year

We celebrated our award-winning product and trust our embedded partners with the Company of the Year award.





GUI design for embedded. Optimized for performance.

Customers love to work with Crank because of our track record. They know they can trust us to help them create high-performance and sleek touch-screen UIs at a pace they have never seen before. So much so, they’ve kept us a secret... until now. Discover why Crank Software has become the trusted embedded GUI design tool across all industries.


Build a responsive GUI on all hardware

From MPUs to MCUs, and across all OS, Crank’s embedded GUI design and development tools help create sleek embedded touch screens more efficiently. Because of Storyboard's unique architecture, runtimes are optimized for individual hardware, so that performance is always assured and a brilliant user experience is delivered.


Import design files and optimize without code

Storyboard was built to make the embedded design and development process easier. Easily import Photoshop, Illustrator or Sketch design files and animate with familiar tools. Meanwhile, developers can focus on code optimization, for faster prototyping and fine-tuning on the target device.

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Get to market faster with our developers

From design to development and everything in between, our professional services team are there to help augment your team when required, or bring additional Storyboard expertise to your project, to help you get to market up to 50% faster and more cost-effectively than hiring FTE or external consultants.

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We want your embedded GUI to define your brand, to win you awards and exceed customer expectations. Download a free trial and then follow our step-by-step video tutorial to create a sample UI to flash to your evaluation hardware.

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When we build our next product, we will be using Crank Software - without hesitation. They provided the best 3rd party development team I've ever worked with. They delivered on their promises, and ensured our product launched on time.
Rishi Siravuri
Chief Engineer, Emerson Thermostat
With Crank Software’s help, we were able to get up and running within a few days, have fully functional prototype units available within a few months, and have a product ready to launch in record time.
Rocko McCombs
Autometer Products, Electrical Engineer

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Join the thousands of developers and designers using Crank Storyboard to create rich, GUI design applications for multi-market embedded devices.