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Creating User Interfaces on MCUs {Qt Virtual Tech Con 2020}

Microcontrollers (MCUs) are ubiquitous in electronic appliances in consumer electronics, industrial automation, healthcare and the automotive industry, but the user experience of the user interfaces has been lagging behind. Users and operators expect smartphone-like user experiences with every screen they interact –a huge challenge for manufacturers to achieve. The desire to maintain existing supply chains and keeping the bill of materials low requires manufacturers to both improve the performance of their user interfaces, user interface performance while overcoming performance bottlenecks. Now, the most popular C++ development framework, Qt, is expanding its offering for the MCU market, with a new and lightweight implementation which enables the creation of high-performance user interfaces for the most low-end hardware.During this session, delegates will learn: Which device displays are run by an MCU Key considerations for graphics on MCUs Implementing a smartphone-like User Interface Memory footprint and performance indicators Speaker: Aurindam Jana, Product Director, Qt for Microcontrollers Aurindam currently lives in Berlin and is the Product Director of Qt for Microcontrollers at The Qt Company. Aurindam has an international background in the high tech industry with experience in software design and development processes having worked in various positions in R&D, Consultancy, Sales and Business Development in key industry verticals - Automation & IoT. Auri holds an engineering degree in Electronics and Communications. Qt Virtual Tech Con 2020 was held in May 2020. 35+ live tech talks, Q&As, and more were carried out by members of the international Qt community, in a free online event for designers, developers, and technology managers; focusing on interactive learning to create high performance UI/UX, applications with the Qt framework. More recordings of the talks can be found in the 'Resource Centre' at #QtVTC20 Visit Visit Check out the latest Qt for MCUs target devices: Supported boards from ST STM32F769I-DISCOVERY STM32F7508-DISCOVERY STM32H750B-DISCOVERY STM32L4R9I-DISCO STM32L4R9I-EVAL STM32F469I-DISCOVERY Supported boards from NXP NXP i.MX RT1050 EVK NXP i.MX RT1060 EVK NXP i.MX RT1064 NXP i.MX RT595 Supported boards from Renesas RH850 D1M1A