This new companion tool offers a simple way to check out pre-configured Altia demo executables and source design files.
See it in action here…and visit our release 11.3 page for even more great content about the new Altia Design!
Altia announces that Cadlog Srl, our distributor for Italy and Spain, will be offering a free seminar about Altia user interface development software on Thursday, November 19th at Cadlog’s office in Milan.
This event will include “The Internet of Things Requires a User-Centric HMI”, a presentation by Altia’s Stephan Haefele, along with discussion about Altia’s user interface development software and code generation capabilities. Attendees will get the opportunity to experience Altia HMIs in action on variety of hardware demos.
Altia GUI Development Software and STM32 have been selected for production embedded GUI programs in both automotive and medical — and the combined solution is in the final selection phases at key industrial device manufacturers. Read more in our recent press release.
The STM32 F Series is a low cost family of processors purpose-built for production embedded displays. The family offers two key benefits for companies seeking to implement a GUI on their device — low power consumption and low price point.
What makes Altia the best GUI development solution for STM32?
My first and unfounded reaction to this concept was, “REALLY?”
Modern technology evolves at a rate that is difficult to comprehend, and successful designers and developers must remain hyper-vigilant in order to keep up with the latest trends and advances in UX, but even the best of us occasionally “miss the memo”.
This list of outdated UX design principles will help you determine whether your current design is where it should be and how to fix it if it isn’t.
Whether it’s an old trend or an outmoded style choice, these old-fashioned UIs stick out like sore thumbs. However, there are other products or equipment with UI designs that maintain high usability and functionality despite being much older.
Follow these 4 unbreakable rules to maximize the power of your persona.
In order to build an accurate persona, you must first define your audience on a fundamental level. This is a broad first step, but an important one. Begin simply. Will your design be more widely used by a particular age group, gender, financial class, education level? Gather all pertinent demographic information available for your target audience and begin “painting pictures” of intended users. Once you have crafted a clear idea of who your audience is you’ll be better able to understand what they want and need from your design. » Read more: 4 Fundamental Rules for Building Valuable User Personas
GUI and UI design can be tricky business. Both must perform any number of complex functions, all while maintaining an attractive aesthetic that complements a product or application’s overall design. Successful designers understand the importance of striking the fine balance between form and function in GUI design.
Brand consistency is a crucial component of user experience, whether online or offline. It’s so vital, in fact, that the branding stage should be one of the first steps in creating any UI. Developing an accurate understanding of a company’s end users, business goals and overall vision should largely shape UI design, ensuring that any time a user interacts with a UI, the design clearly reflects the company’s brand, ultimately contributing to increased user loyalty and satisfaction. » Read more: GUI and UI Design: Balancing Form and Function