Pre-Project GUI Development Technical Checklist

To set your next GUI project up for success, it is important to begin with some basic understanding of what your GUI needs will be. Your Marketing and User Experience team are undoubtedly working on what the GUI needs to look like and what features need to be included. As a member of the GUI development team—responsible for getting their visions to production.

Here is a checklist you can use to ensure you are covering all the bases for your next GUI project.

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How Medallion Improves Versatility and Cost Savings

After the graphical display revolution started, Medallion quickly found that their original GUI design tool was becoming cumbersome. It did not easily support the rapid design iterations required to keep up with the changes occurring in various vehicles and industry segments.

After completing their evaluations, Medallion concluded that Altia would best provide the agility and efficiency it was looking for. Altia Design, Altia’s embedded GUI editor, is the core of its design environment, supporting every step of the design process from prototype to final product.

DeepScreen is Altia’s code generator, transforming designs into efficient graphics code for any of dozens of popular processor target.

“At the end of the day, Altia gets the most out of our hardware platform, compared to the alternatives,” said VanderWall. “We’ve tried other tools and previous platforms—and Altia’s efficiency improvement is very good. So, we’re very happy about that.”

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Production-Proven Software and Services

If you’re a new company creating a ground-breaking medical device or you have a complete team of experienced embedded engineers, Altia has worked with companies around the world to deliver brand-defining embedded UIs for embedded devices –and our software is designed into over 100M devise worldwide.

With Altia’s model-based development approach, development teams gain the power to create custom, working user interface models in Altia Design, our GUI editor. These models offer a means for clear communication, fast feedback and iterations for the best possible UI design.

Altia’s automatic code generation allows for fast, early tests on hardware in real-life settings to refine user experience and performance. Altia’s DeepScreen code generator provides production-ready C code that is optimized to leverage all the resources available on target hardware.

Learn more about how Altia’s software helps your artists, UI developers and engineers get your artwork onto hardware.

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Evaluating GUI Design Software

Creating a GUI will allow your customers to directly interact with your product through an embedded display or touch screen. It’s incredibly exciting to kick off a project like this, but simply getting started can be the hardest part.

Whether you’re a graphic designer in charge of mocking up the actual UI design or you’re the software engineer assigned to coding it, we’re going to help you through the process of evaluating GUI design software so you can make the best decision for your team and project moving forward.

To set your next GUI project up for success, it is important to begin with some basic understanding of what your GUI needs will be. Your Marketing and User Experience team are undoubtedly working on what the GUI needs to look like and what features need to be included.

As a member of the GUI development team—responsible for getting their visions to production. Here is a checklist you can use to ensure you are covering all the bases for your next GUI project.

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Top Five Best Practices Developing Embedded GUIs in 2022

Whether you’re developing an automotive instrument cluster, a security keypad or a medical device display, there are numerous challenges that arise from the time you receive your design decisions and plan from marketing to when your device goes to production.

Altia has helped companies all over the world deliver beautiful, feature rich embedded graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for production—and we have collected a series of best practices for getting your best next generation GUI on the road, on the store shelf and in the hands of your customers.

In this eBook, we’ll outline these best practices and how to apply them using the production-proven Altia GUI development solutions.

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5 Ways to Get Your GUI to Market Quickly

The graphical user interface (GUI) is the face of your product. It's where your customers meet your device—so it's imperative that you make a great impression.

In the midst of all the pressures of user experience design and product development, how can you still put the best "face" on your product on time and at the best possible cost and performance?

Designers often have exciting ideas for a GUI that is attractive, convenient and adds measurable value to your product. Converting those concepts to a finished look, without compromising the initial vision, takes knowledge and the right tools.

Here are five tips that will ensure your GUI is the tremendous success your team wants.

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Medallion Instrumentation Systems Success Story

After the graphical display revolution started, Medallion quickly found that their original GUI design tool was becoming cumbersome. It did not easily support the rapid design iterations required to keep up with the changes occurring in various vehicles and industry segments.

After completing their evaluations, Medallion concluded that Altia would best provide the agility and efficiency it was looking for. Altia Design, Altia’s embedded GUI editor, is the core of its design environment, supporting every step of the design process from prototype to final product.

DeepScreen is Altia’s code generator, transforming designs into efficient graphics code for any of dozens of popular processor target.

“At the end of the day, Altia gets the most out of our hardware platform, compared to the alternatives,” said VanderWall. “We’ve tried other tools and previous platforms—and Altia’s efficiency improvement is very good. So, we’re very happy about that.”

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GUI Development Checklist

To set your next GUI project up for success, it is important to begin with some basic understanding of what your GUI needs will be. Your Marketing and User Experience team are undoubtedly working on what the GUI needs to look like and what features need to be included. As a member of the GUI development team—responsible for getting their visions to production.

Here is a checklist you can use to ensure you are covering all the bases for your next GUI project.

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Altia GUI Development Toolchain

If you’re a new company creating a ground-breaking medical device or you have a complete team of experienced embedded engineers, Altia has worked with companies around the world to deliver brand-defining embedded UIs for embedded devices –and our software is designed into over 100M devise worldwide.

With Altia’s model-based development approach, development teams gain the power to create custom, working user interface models in Altia Design, our GUI editor. These models offer a means for clear communication, fast feedback and iterations for the best possible UI design.

Altia’s automatic code generation allows for fast, early tests on hardware in real-life settings to refine user experience and performance. Altia’s DeepScreen code generator provides production-ready C code that is optimized to leverage all the resources available on target hardware.

Learn more about how Altia’s software helps your artists, UI developers and engineers get your artwork onto hardware.

View Now

Evaluating GUI Design Software

Creating a GUI will allow your customers to directly interact with your product through an embedded display or touch screen. It’s incredibly exciting to kick off a project like this, but simply getting started can be the hardest part.

Whether you’re a graphic designer in charge of mocking up the actual UI design or you’re the software engineer assigned to coding it, we’re going to help you through the process of evaluating GUI design software so you can make the best decision for your team and project moving forward.

To set your next GUI project up for success, it is important to begin with some basic understanding of what your GUI needs will be. Your Marketing and User Experience team are undoubtedly working on what the GUI needs to look like and what features need to be included.

As a member of the GUI development team—responsible for getting their visions to production. Here is a checklist you can use to ensure you are covering all the bases for your next GUI project.

Get Whitepaper

Top 5 Best Practices for Developing Embedded GUIs

Whether you’re developing an automotive instrument cluster, a security keypad or a medical device display, there are numerous challenges that arise from the time you receive your design decisions and plan from marketing to when your device goes to production.

Altia has helped companies all over the world deliver beautiful, feature rich embedded graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for production—and we have collected a series of best practices for getting your best next generation GUI on the road, on the store shelf and in the hands of your customers.

In this eBook, we’ll outline these best practices and how to apply them using the production-proven Altia GUI development solutions.

Get Whitepaper

5 Ways to Get Your GUI to Market Quickly

The graphical user interface (GUI) is the face of your product. It's where your customers meet your device—so it's imperative that you make a great impression.

In the midst of all the pressures of user experience design and product development, how can you still put the best "face" on your product on time and at the best possible cost and performance?

Designers often have exciting ideas for a GUI that is attractive, convenient and adds measurable value to your product. Converting those concepts to a finished look, without compromising the initial vision, takes knowledge and the right tools.

Here are five tips that will ensure your GUI is the tremendous success your team wants.

Get Whitepaper

Cisco and NVIDIA Virtual Desktop Solution for AEC

Virtual desktop solutions provide plenty of pros to the pros who work in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.

Indeed, NVIDIA virtual GPU solutions together with Cisco UCS technology create a powerful platform that offers AEC firms significant benefits. Among them:

  • The ability to securely run resource-intensive applications on any device, anywhere
  • Real-time collaboration for dispersed teams and external partners
  • Greater security of intellectual property and enhanced version control

And that’s just the beginning. To get the full list of benefits, download our free white paper today.

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Native Mobile vs. Progressive Web App: Developer Evaluation Guide

With just over half of all internet traffic serving mobile devices, your users expect a smartphone-friendly experience. But does that mean you have to invest in the creation and maintenance of native mobile apps?

Progressive web apps (PWAs) offer an alternative to native mobile development. PWAs give your users a native app-like experience but, under the hood, they're just standard web applications with some mobile-friendly additions. Depending on your app's needs, PWAs could help you get to market faster, improve discoverability, and reduce maintenance costs.

Is a PWA right for your next project? Download this evaluation guide where you’ll learn:

  • The fundamentals of progressive web apps
  • Business benefits and advantages of PWAs
  • The pros and cons of PWAs
  • How OutSystems accelerates PWA development

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Advancing Graphics-Intensive Workloads

Find out how virtual workstations powered by Cisco UCS with NVIDIA RTX GPUs enable your users to leverage professional graphics applications—from anywhere.

You’ll learn how organizations across all verticals can more easily access and use industry-leading 3D graphics applications, including Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Maya, Siemens NX, Dassault Systèmes CATIA and SOLIDWORKS with these solutions.

Watch today for a break-down of critical use cases and benefits across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, architectural design, construction, and media/entertainment.

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