MSC Gleichmann to host “how to embed a graphical LCD user interface” workshop

MSC Gleichmann has announced that it will be running a one-day workshop targeting hardware and software design engineers who are considering a graphical LCD user interface for their next embedded application. This full-day, hands-on training, focused on the Renesas 32-bit RX-series microcontroller development environment, will take place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull, West Midlands on Thursday 14 March.

Sessions will explain the fundamentals of driving a graphics LCD, first showing how this can be achieved using the RX62N Starter Kit to directly drive a WQVGA TFT display with touchscreen interface and then looking at how the software can be adapted for other similar standard displays and delegates will also have the opportunity to develop a simple real-world GUI using the Renesas Graphical Application Programming Interface (GAPI) software, building up code to create an interactive, animated screen.

“This workshop is very much a practical course, aimed primarily at design and software engineers”, Adrian Elms, Business Development Director at MSC Gleichmann said, adding, “Managers of embedded design teams may also benefit from the first-hand experience of working with the latest MCU development tools.” Attendees are expected to have a reasonable working knowledge of the ‘C’ programming language and some knowledge of embedded RTOS, while not essential, would be helpful.

The seminar runs from 9am to 4:30pm and costs £49, which includes the refreshments, buffet lunch and museum entrance already mentioned, along with a RX62N promotional board, comprehensive data pack and various other discount vouchers, prize draw entries and other promotions.

Further details of the event and how to register can be obtained from Garry Cunane at MSC Gleichmann:gcun@msc-ge.com

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