Powering sophisticated graphics and UX on power-efficient MCUs

When GUI performance matters the most, build low-power, highly efficient graphics with StoryboardTM.


Get started with embedded GUI development for MCUs

StoryboardTM helps speed up the development process of creating sophisticated GUI applications for microcontroller-based devices.​ It's a complete embedded graphics framework for you to design, develop and deploy GUIs on low-power MCUs.

Fast development with UI/UX tools and language ​

  • Click and select content to create tables/lists reducing steps ​
  • Dynamically change tables/lists content by pointing to data files reducing the need to be rebuilt ​
  • Customizable & reusable components for faster GUI app development​
  • Simplified configuration flow for exporting GUI apps to MCU hardware​

Build tightly-resourced apps for power efficiency

  • Optimized FreeType library reducing the amount of space required for UI apps​
  • Precompiled read-only Lua that reduces memory consumption of running Lua scripting

Attractive, fashionable graphics for the wearable consumer​

  • Have text follow a curved path for a better user experience on devices with round displays
  • Align to screen workspace to UI flow layout to streamline development workflow

Smooth performance. Smartphone-like UX. Tiny footprint.

Now available in Storyboard version 7.1. - free to try!



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Rapidly turn artwork into apps

With only a few clicks, transform your Sketch, Photoshop, or Illustrator designs into animated, sophisticated interfaces. Or design your own GUIs from scratch right within Storyboard.

Bring energy to your UX

Create 2D and 3D animations, add dynamic screen transitions, and refine GUI behavior with easy-to-use tools and flexible coding options.

Run confidently, scale easily

Everything inside Storyboard is optimized for performance and designed to scale. Whether on MCU or MPU, or porting between platforms, count on our streamlined architecture and lean runtimes to deliver exceptional experiences across your product line.

We’re constantly innovating, and Storyboard lets us tweak the graphics and optimize the animations with great ease, with minimal impact on our product development cycles. In fact, our users often comment on how much they like the touch screen interface and how quick and easy it is to set up.
Michael Holmes
Senior Software Engineer, Ventec Life Systems
The certainties Crank showed about Storyboard-built GUI apps — their small RAM footprint and low power consumption — were important factors in its selection for the Dash.
James Stemper
Director of Program Management, Stages Cycling
“We chose Crank Software and Storyboard because they support all hardware platforms, they're affordable, and their profitability year after year shows they're not going anywhere."
Chief Engineer of Innovation
Spencer Charles

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Email: spencer.charles@ametek.com