February 20, 2015 – Crank Software enhances the level of collaboration and ease-of-use for UI development with a version of Storyboard Suite at Embedded World 2015. Storyboard Suite 4.0 offers enhancements and new features to streamline embedded GUI design and development.
November 4, 2014 – Fujitsu Semiconductor America (FSA) and Crank Software have joined forces to produce an innovative design environment that simplifies and streamlines the process for developing 3D graphics. The new Fujitsu IdeaBoxx is a fully self-contained, graphics-centric SDK that delivers everything a user needs to create a complete graphical sub-system in minutes.
October 1, 2014 – Renesas Electronics America, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, is collaborating with Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, to improve UI development and streamline workflow for feature-rich human-machine interface (HMI) applications with Linux Crank Storyboard™ Suite support for the Renesas RZ/A microprocessor.
April 1, 2014 – Green Hills Software, the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things, and Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, today announced an innovative 3D graphical user interface design and deployment workflow for embedded applications with system-critical functionality.
December 18, 2013 – Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, announced today that it has been named a Proven Partner in the Freescale Semiconductor Connect partner program. Crank Software develops Storyboard Suite, a turnkey UI development software that makes it easy for i.MX users to build graphical UIs and ultimately get their products to market faster.
November 20, 2013 – Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, announced today Storyboard Suite 3.2, a new version of its turnkey UI development software. Storyboard Suite 3.2 features new usability improvements and optimized workflows to help development teams create better UIs and get products to market faster.
October 23, 2013 – Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, today announced Crank Storyboard Browser, an extension of Storyboard Suite with a WebKit-based HTML5 renderer that allows users to bring HTML content directly into a Storyboard Application and deploy it on an embedded target.
October 2, 2013 – Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, announced today that Crank Software has been selected by Nintendo to provide the WebKit technology that powers the Nintendo Web Framework.
January 8, 2013 – Crank Software today announced version 3.0 of Storyboard™ Suite, software that helps user interface (UI) designers and design engineers to quickly prototype, develop and deploy rich, animated UIs for embedded devices.
October 19, 2011 - Crank Software Inc., an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, today announced that its latest Storyboard Suite 1.3 release now supports OpenGL ES 2.0. With the addition of OpenGL ES 2.0 customers will be able to take advantage of accelerated graphics without having to write OpenGL specific code.
May 12, 2011 - Embedded Tools and Crank Software come together to offer UI Designers and Engineers cutting-edge development tools for embedded systems.
April 11, 2011 - MPC Data and Crank Software join forces to offer specialized device manufacturers, UI Designers and Embedded Engineers advanced HMI tools for embedded solutions.
February 7, 2011 - Crank Software Inc., an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, today announced that its Crank Storyboard Suite 1.2 now supports the OpenGL ES and OpenVG standards, and the Mac OS X operating system (OS).
May 27, 2010 - Crank Storyboard Suite 1.1 is now available from Crank Software Inc., an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions. Compared to older, traditional electronic design automation tools, Storyboard enables R&D teams to quickly and collaboratively develop rich and dynamic graphical displays while optimizing target hardware performance.
November 10, 2009 - Crank Software Inc., an innovator of embedded user interface (UI) solutions, announces general availability of the Crank Storyboard Suite. For R&D teams developing embedded systems that require a dynamic graphical display, Storyboard makes the best use of each team member’s core expertise, streamlines the design cycle, and optimizes hardware performance.
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- Crank Software Corporate Overview and Technology Backgrounder (PDF, 743KB)
- Crank Software Executive Bios
- Crank Storyboard Suite Product Overview (PDF, 1MB)
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