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Interview with EE Journal on Storyboard: A Revolution in User Interfaces

May 22, 2020

Jason Clarke joins EE Journal to discuss user interface design, what our unique Storyboard platform is all about, and how you can get an embedded app running in minutes.

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Award Winning Canadian Tool: Storyboard

May 6, 2020

Crank Software's software development tool Storyboard was awarded the Embedded World fair in February. It was named the fair's "most innovative software".

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Crank Software and NXP Build UIs for Embedded Devices with Latest MCUXpresso SDK Release

February 4, 2020

Crank Software and NXP remove the barriers associated with UI design and development by integrating Storyboard within the MCUXpresso SDK.

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Crank Software and NXP deliver UIs for embedded devices

January 31, 2020

The latest release of the NXP MCUXpresso SDK includes Crank Storyboard, providing NXP customers access to UI development resources for faster time to market.

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Crank Software and NXP Make it Easier to Build Exceptional UIs for Embedded Devices with Latest MCUXpresso SDK Release

January 30, 2020

Delivering on the promise to make the development of embedded graphical user interfaces (GUI) easier for customers, Crank Software, an innovator in embedded GUI design and development software (Storyboard), has collaborated with NXP® Semiconductors to offer quick convenient access to reference example applications.

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Embedded Executives: Jason Clarke, Founder, VP, Crank Software

January 29, 2020

Like the case with many software products, there are a host of free design tools available for things like GUI development. Crank Software is one vendor that sells such tools. So the obvious question for me was, why should I pay for tools if I can get them for free?

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Accelerated UI development maximises UI flexibility

January 29, 2020

Crank Software’s Storyboard, a UI design and development tool, reduces the frustrations, delays, and costs associated with traditional graphical UI development. It provides designers and developers with a streamlined, parallel workflow enabling them to collaboratively work together when creating user interfaces.

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Kanta-based Crank Software's founders find success in talking shop on the bike trails.

January 10, 2020

Ask the founders of Crank Software why they work so well as a team, and you’ll likely hear a story about the rapport built while standing in a swamp together at four in the morning.

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ISIT signs distribution agreement with HMI design specialist Crank Software

January 6, 2020

The value-added distributor ISIT , specializing in real-time and security, now offers the technologies of the Canadian company Crank Software in France , which publishes Storyboard software, a tool for designing advanced user interfaces designed specifically for embedded systems.

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Crank releases Storyboard 6.1 update focused on internationalization of embedded GUIs

November 5, 2019

Crank Software is pleased to announce their commitment to helping organizations deliver a brilliant touch screen experience to their global customers with the release of its latest version of Storyboard.

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Why Your Touchscreen UIs Should Support Multi-Modal Inputs

July 16, 2019

Audio feedback (and input) and tactile surfaces are two additional UI technologies that can make your product really stand out.

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STMicroelectronics Launches STM32MP1 Microprocessor Series with Linux Distribution to Speed IoT and Smart Industry Innovation

March 11, 2019

LSTMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is applying its Arm Cortex expertise to expand the capabilities of its industry-leading STM32 MCU portfolio to applications requiring even more performance, resources and large open-source software..

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ST Spins Up Linux-Powered Cortex-A SoC

February 21, 2019

STMicroelectronics has announced a new Cortex-A SoC and Linux- and Android-driven processor. The STM32MP1 SoC intends to ease the transition for developers moving from its STM32 microprocessor unit (MCU) family to more complex embedded systems.

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Workplace culture key to 2018 Employees’ Choice Award winners

December 7, 2018

Ten of Ottawa’s best employers were honoured at the 12th annual Employees’ Choice Awards Dec. 6 at The Marshes Golf Club.

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Here are the winners of the 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards

November 22, 2018

Ten deserving Ottawa companies, across sectors from high tech to retail, will be recognized this December as outstanding workplaces and employers.

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25 Top UI Design Software Tools for User Interface Engineers

November 20, 2018

While most engineers concern themselves only with the behavior of materials, machines, and the environment as they are affected by physical laws, user interface engineers also must consider the behavior of humans as they interact with materials, machines, and the environment.

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Nitrogen8M Featuring Crank Software Demo

July 26, 2018

With the recent wide release of our i.MX 8M based SBC, Nitrogen8M, we wanted to release another demonstration of the board running a different UI.

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Crank Software to double Ottawa footprint with new Kanata office

May 18, 2018

Manufacturers’ increasing interest in products with embedded displays is one of the major demands driving growth at Ottawa’s Crank Software.

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Crank Software earns recognition as a John Deere Supplier Innovation award winner

May 10, 2018

Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) software and solutions, announced today it has been selected as a recipient of the John Deere Supplier Innovation Award for 2017 for the Electronic Solutions division.

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XIP with Linux: A New Spin on Embedded Architecture

November 16, 2017

Execute-in-Place (XIP) Linux with AXFS enables embedded systems to run Linux within a memory-constrained system by executing most of the code in-place from flash memory like an MCU.

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Renesas RZ/G and Crank Software Demo

February 7, 2017

Renesas has partnered with GUI tool developer, Crank Software, for both the RZ/A and RZ/G Series of MPUs.

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Apple Reportedly Hires Blackberry Software Guru for Car Project

July 28, 2016

As Apple continues work on its secret car project, the company has hired Dan Dodge, one of the top real-time software programmers, according to a new report.

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QNX unveils concept Bentley Continental GT alongside Car Platform 2.0

August 1, 2013

STMicroelectronics has announced a new Cortex-A SoC and Linux- and Android-driven processor. The STM32MP1 SoC intends to ease the transition for developers moving from its STM32 microprocessor unit (MCU) family to more complex embedded systems.

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