The Development of User Interfaces for Mass Market Devices to be Explored At Cambridge Conference
Julian Coates from Altia will discuss how 'graphical user interface' development will be key to harnessing the power of IoT at The UK Device Developers' Conference
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Altia, a world leader in the development of tools for "graphical user interface" design (GUI), have announced that they will be presenting at The UK Device Developers' Conference 2016. www.device-developer-conference.co.uk
Julian Coates, Northern Europe Business Manager at Altia, will discuss how 'graphical user interface' development will be the key to harnessing the power of IoT, and how it can be achieved.
"The Internet of Things is exploding, and for a variety of reasons that we'll explore in this discussion," said Julian Coates. "The real question is how do we make the IoT useful within the context of everyday life?
It is estimated that 4 billion devices connected to the IoT will need a GUI, and this is what I'll be discussing. How developers can meet this demand and harness the power of the IoT into a simple, sleek, usable GUI, and how it can be achieved affordably."
The UK Device Developers' Conference 2016 is an event for engineers and software developers working in the development of intelligent systems and devices, taking place near Cambridge on the 27th and 28th April. The conference will be co-located with H/WExpo, a conference for hardware developers. www.hardware-developer-expo.co.uk
“We are very pleased to have the expertise of Altia at the Conference once again,” said Richard Blackburn, Conference Manager. GUI development is a very important part of most embedded systems and the combination of graphical aesthetics and low-level code can make it particularly challenging. I feel sure developers will be keen to learn about what new technology is now available to help them in this aspect of their work.”
Altia will also be presenting a full-day workshop at the Device Developers’ Conference. Entitled “Embedded GUIs - the model-based engineering development cycle from graphics to on-target coding”, developers will experience model-based GUI development hands-on, covering the complete cycle from graphics-importation, building and editing the GUI simulation-model, to generating and running the code on targets ranging from low-cost microcontrollers with no RTOS and minimal memory, to embedded Linux platforms, to standard PC-level Windows applications-platforms for early-stage design-validation. More information on this workshop is available at
Altia’s mission is to help manufacturers get great user interfaces from the artist’s imagination to the lowest cost hardware in the shortest amount of time. Altia does this by providing powerful, professional-grade embedded system GUI development tools that help creative, customer-focused designers and software engineers build and deliver game-changing user interfaces. Altia's tools are used from concept to deployed code, maximizing productivity and re-use of work. With Altia's tools, manufacturers can deliver better GUIs ten times faster with half the resources.
About The Device Developers’ Conference
The Device Developers’ Conference is an annual UK event for the developers of intelligent systems and devices. The 2016 event will take place at Cambourne, near Cambridge on the 27th and 28th April 2016.
Sponsored by a broad range of industry vendors, the exhibition and conference, including a series of 40-minute technical presentations, is free to engineers and project managers working in the technology sector. Half-day/full-day workshops in various specialisms are available at a small charge.