Crank Storyboard demo

Built to help designers and developers work together, Storyboard provides a better way to create sophisticated embedded GUI experiences on low-power, low-resource platforms


Watch Nik Schultz, Storyboard expert, take a design from Photoshop PSD to hardware target ready in 10 minutes.


(If you're the type of person that wants to know everything right now, then click here for a deeper 27-minute dive into Storyboard).


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Storyboard capabilities

Experience how fast GUI development to target deployment can be. From Photoshop and Sketch designs to embedded application in minutes, Crank Storyboard makes it easier for designers and developers to rapidly create optimized GUIs for embedded devices.

Import content 

Import your GUI graphics content from design tools like Photoshop and Sketch, or work natively in Storyboard.

Add animations 

Capture movement and motions in a click with Animation Record and Animation Timeline features.

Manage iterations ▸

Be in control of changes with Compare & Merge and collaborate in a parallel workflow for iteration without code disruption.

Test & validate ▸

Validate your prototype functionality with the Storyboard Simulator or directly on your target hardware device.

Debug & optimize 

Get actionable insights into your GUI application data to help make better decisions as you build out your project.

All hardware & OS options 

Have the freedom to create GUIs that scale across markets and embedded targets.

Reduce costs ▸

Reduce your overall costs with a smaller footprint and reusable GUI components for other products and devices.

Boost innovation 

Validate designs earlier and get to market faster so you can focus on your next award-winning idea.

Design. Develop. Deploy.

See how easy it is to import your Photoshop file, add functionality to your application, and export to your embedded target device.

The certainties Crank showed about Storyboard-built GUI apps — their small RAM footprint and low power consumption — were important factors in its selection for the Dash.
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James Stemper
Director of Program Management, Stages Cycling
I definitely would say [Crank] exceeded our expectations. They were nailing it every time with the GUI. In parallel, they were already implementing those assets as the GUI designs iteration—which kind of caught me off guard. They were a lot further ahead in the process than we were.
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Brian Gallagher
Team lead HMI development, Aptera Motors

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