Integrated HTML5 Content

Storyboard Browser is a WebKit-based extension for Storyboard Suite that enables HTML5 content to be rendered directly within a Storyboard application. Just like Storyboard Suite, Storyboard Browser has been optimized for embedded devices such as In-vehicle Infotainment, industrial automation, medical and consumer devices.

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Storyboard Browser in Car

Engineers who want the mobile capability, cross-browser support and advanced APIs of HTML5 can now easily frame and control dynamic web content within their UI by using Storyboard Browser. With Storyboard Browser, they can create a user interface leveraging the native interfaces of Storyboard to build a high performance embedded UI along with the flexibility of integrated HTML5 content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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With Crank Software, teams can get a UI development tool and a WebKit-based application that renders HTML5 content without having to use a multiple-vendor solution. Simply use the proven Storyboard Suite and the Storyboard Browser extension for a single-vendor, seamless solution that empowers you to create the best UI possible.

Browser Support & Features

Just like Storyboard Suite, Storyboard Browser has been optimized for embedded devices such as In-vehicle Infotainment, industrial automation, medical and consumer devices. Storyboard Browser is feature rich for integrated HTML5 content.

Java script Control

Storyboard Javascript bridge allows HTML5 content to send events and manipulate data in the user interface.

Updates & Support

Storyboard Browser provides a stable solution as a supported, maintained version of the open-source WebKit platform.

Markup

  • HTML5
  • HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.1, XHTML Basic 1.1, CE-HTML, XML 1.1, RSS feed (RSS 0.9/0.91/0.92/1.0/2.0, Atom 1.0)

Style Sheets

  • CSS3
  • CSS1, CSS2.1

Protocols

  • HTTP 1.0/1.1
  • IPv4/IPv6

Supported OS

  • QNX
  • Linux

Supported CPU

  • x86
  • ARM

WebKit Ports and Services

Storyboard Browser is a Webkit-based extension for Storyboard Suite that enables HTML5 content to be rendered directly within a Storyboard application.

Looking to integrate WebKit into you next project?

WebKit is an open source application framework that provides a foundation for building a web browser. WebKit has been ported to a number of different platforms and is used as the render engine high-profile software for companes such as Apple, Nokia, Google, Blackberry, and many more.

Crank Software and WebKit

Crank Software has been working closely with the WebKit source base throughout our port of WebKit to QNX6 Advanced Graphics Framework. With our integration of WebKit into our own Crank Storyboard Embedded Engine, Crank Software has obtained a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience with this source base.

Since our initial port of WebKit, Crank Software has ported or assisted with feature enhancements of WebKit for multiple Tier 1 companies on many different targets including:

  • QNX6
  • Linux
  • Win XPe
  • WinCE
  • LynxOS
  • Peg
  • SDL
  • X86
  • ARM and SH


WebKit Support and Services

The challenges surrounding maintaining and integrating a large source base not developed internally can be risky. Because of this, companies wanting to integrate WebKit into their projects may shy away from the challenge. To assist you in lowering your risk and help you get to market faster, Crank Software offers custom support and development services for WebKit, including:

  • WebKit ports to new embedded systems or operating systems
  • Integration of WebKit into custom products or devices
  • Development of custom features and enhancements
  • Optimization and performance assistance
  • Support plan to provide custom fixes and patches throughout development or for infield systems.

Please contact us for more information.

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