Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN) initiates Strategic Partnership with DiSTI Corporation in Japan

February 20, 2019

Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN) initiates Strategic Partnership with DiSTI Corporation in Japan

Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN) signs reseller agreement with DiSTI to begin the sales and support of the GL Studio UI Development Tool for Embedded Systems in Japan.

The DiSTI Corporation, a leading provider of graphical user interface software, and Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN), provider of advanced embedded solutions, including automotive, today announced their collaboration.

DiSTI’s GL Studio is a comprehensive UI development tool for seamlessly creating cross-platform 2D and 3D user interface content without sacrificing the performance, safety, and reliability required of the embedded system. GL Studio streamlines UI asset creation through implementation readiness in one platform without compromising the original designer’s vision. By consuming industry standards file formats such as Photoshop and 3D Studio Max, the graphic artist drives the user experience while the implementation engineers deploy the embedded system with the UX/UI workflow. GL Studio enables development efficiency reducing the time to market and cost.

The GL Studio runtime library has acquired functional safety certifications for ISO 26262 ASIL D in automotive, DO-178 B/C Levels E to A for aviation, IEC 62304 for Class II medical, and it has proven itself safe and highly reliable. The compact and mature runtime library exercises high rendering performance and low CPU utilization on resource-constrained embedded target systems, enabling developers to run advanced and sophisticated 2D/3D UI on a wide variety of embedded systems.

“Japan is a highly skilled and technical market for embedded technology, and automotive which is a perfect fit for our award-winning GL Studio”, said Christopher Giordano, Vice President of UX/UI Technology at the DiSTI Corporation. “As this collaboration continues to grow DiSTI is honored to be working in close cooperation with such a prestigious company as Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN) to support the local Japan market.”

The GL Studio design tool supports a series of rapid iteration development processes from product concept to prototype and mass production. The highly functional and flexible WYSIWYG UI development environment promotes cooperation between UI designers and programmers, improving development efficiency to a maximum, making it possible to shorten the time to market.

* Importers that support industry-standard file formats such as Photoshop and 3ds Max * Native C++ code generators that eliminates the need to write low-level graphical code * State machine function that enables implementing UI control by drag-and-drop elements * Settings and tools that can easily customized development workflow, including extensible third-party integration and cross-platform build procedures for One Touch Deployment

About The DiSTI Corporation

DiSTI is the leading expert in the development of User Interface (UI) software for over 5,500 end users and 700 customers from around the world including Boeing, Garmin, Hyundai MOBIS, Jaguar Land Rover, NASA, and Nissan. Our flagship product, GL Studio, enables programmers and developers to build high fidelity, 2D and 3D graphics that enhance the level of reliability, interactivity, and sophistication needed for embedded automotive applications – all while providing superior performance and visual quality. DiSTI software and solutions are used to build both safety critical and non-safety critical embedded UI. As a full-service provider, DiSTI offers a complement of custom programming, architecture, and development services in embedded target solutions. For more information, visit, or contact the Media Relations team at +1-407-206-3390 or

About Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corporation

As a member of the Toshiba Group, Toshiba Information System (JAPAN) is providing solutions that meet the needs of our customers in the areas of embedded system construction, LSI design, system integration, and healthcare.

About Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corporation Embedded System Division

Toshiba Information Systems (JAPAN) Embedded System Division provides advanced embedded solutions based on extensive experience and achievements accumulated over many years in the field of embedded products from in-vehicle devices such as advanced driver assistance system to social infrastructure such as railroads and roads.

Inquiries from this press release on this matter

Hiroaki Shimura

Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corporation

Marketing Department, Sales Management Division

TEL 044-200-5376 E-mail [email protected]

Inquiries customers regarding products

Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corporation

Sales Department, Embedded System Division

TEL 044-246-8320 E-mail [email protected]

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