February 2019


Live Webinar: Qt for Python

March 21, 1 pm EDT
This webinar presents the official set of bindings to use Qt's API in your Python application. Using real examples, we'll not only implement a beautiful user interface, we'll illustrate how it interacts with your regular Python business logic. Register Now >>

Peter WinstonWelcome to ICS' February Newsletter

February has been busy at ICS as we prepare for a sizable presence at next week’s Embedded World, which runs Feb. 26-28 in Nuremberg, Germany. Work from ICS and Boston UX will be featured in booths sponsored by The Qt Company, Automotive Grade Linux, Toradex, DiSTI and Mentor Graphics. Our demos include reference applications for Amazon Alexa Auto SDK, a patient-monitoring system running on Toradex iMX8, a voice-enabled auto IVI built with Qt and Alexa, a medical UI for Mentor's Embedded Linux, and UX for IVI, cluster and medical applications using DiSTI's GL Studio. As if that’s not enough, we’re also giving a lightning talk, Quickly Deliver a Quality UI for Embedded Devices, that explains how to streamline the design and development of UX for embedded systems. You can read more in this issue.

Also this month, you can get details on our live March webinar on Qt for Python, and our on-demand CMake webinar. You’ll also find articles on wearable technology, QDate, building an interactive game, and ethics in design.


Peter Winston, CEO, ICS


Embedded World 2019

February 26 - 28, Nuremberg, Germany
See ICS' and Boston UX's work in various places while you're in Nuremberg, including the booths of The Qt Company, Automotive Grade Linux, DiSTI, Toradex, and Mentor Graphics. Read More >>


Powerful Voice Integration for Connected-Car Solutions

Voice has always been recognized as an ideal way for a driver to interact with an auto because it reduces driver distraction. Check out our demo video that integrates Amazon Alexa into our IVI media manager. Read More >>


How to Display Dates Using QDate

Writing an application with Qt? Here's an easy way to represent dates. Read More >>


Beyond the Fitbit: The Changing Landscape of Medical Wearables

Creating medical wearables, which give people greater agency over their health, is a new challenge for designers. Read More >>


Webinar On-Demand: An Introduction to CMake

This webinar introduces you to CMake — covering its basic features and how to use it, showing some CMake configurations including Qt-based applications, and proving how easy it is to use with Qt. Download Now >>


Exploring Ethics in UX Design

What can designers learn about ethics from the field of architecture? Read More >>


A Recipe for a Tasty Interactive Game

We built a cool interactive trade show game. Here's how we did it. Read More >>

Upcoming Events

Car HMI USA — April 28 - 29, Detroit, MI

ICS and Boston UX are exhibiting at America's leading automotive HMI & UX event. Learn More >>