Embedded Solutions & Events Update

Designing Wearables: Settle for nothing less than High End

Release date: 4/18/2017 10:00:00 AM

In designing wearables you are facing the challenge of combining top notch functionality with an astonishing design on a tiny platform. This not only stretches your limits but also the limits of the products battery life. This is where we introduce TouchGFX, a unique framework that enables you to create innovative embedded GUIs with high-end graphics and smooth animations, a technology that reduces the influence on your hardware performance.

TouchGFX Technology

TouchGFX is a software framework written in C++ that enables the development of embedded GUIs with high-end graphics on energy efficient hardware. The TouchGFX embedded GUI technology optimizes the utilization of small hardware platforms, such as the ARM Cortex M-range microcontrollers (MCUs), resulting in faster image updates with less MCU load, outperforming competing frameworks.

iBeat: Wearable to Watch Your Heart

Here’s how technology company iBeat used TouchGFX for their innovative smart watch and heart monitor, the iBeat Emergency Watch…


“Many of our users are seniors and have deprecated vision, so we needed an elegant UI with sharp, easy-to-read graphics. Because our device is a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), precision and usability were of critical importance, the device is direct, precise, and extremely responsive.” Brian Boarini, Co-founder and Director of Product at iBeat


Read the full case: iBeat the Wearable to Watch your Hart


TouchGFX includes an easy-to-use GUI builder, TouchGFX Designer. The drag & drop tool flawlessly integrates into your TouchGFX development process and makes your way from idea to end-product fast and easy.


The latest TouchGFX 4.8.0 presents features and TouchGFX Designer

TouchGFX 4.8.0 has been optimized with new features and enhancements that help you create innovative GUI applications with stunning graphics fast and easy.

Get going with TouchGFX and create stunning high-end products with a low cost per unit and a long battery life.


Test your ideas with a UI Prototype      

With a TouchGFX prototype, we help move your concept quickly to the next stage.