Glory Star Unveils STAR TOOL: The Ultimate Open-Source API for Cutting-Edge Touch Tablet Hardware Control

Posted on 11 May 2023

Glory Star, the leading manufacturer of touch tablet hardware, is excited to introduce STAR TOOL, a revolutionary open-source API that allows third-party developers to easily control Glory Star hardware. The app offers a range of functionalities, including getting device information, performing model-specific tests, configuring add-on modules, and performing ageing tests.

STAR TOOL is designed to provide developers with a user-friendly experience, making it easy to navigate and perform hardware control and management tasks. The app is versatile, making it adaptable to a wide range of use cases, and its comprehensive functionalities ensure that hardware is functioning correctly and optimally.

Hermann Cheung, Glory Star Chief of Product, said, “We’re thrilled to introduce STAR TOOL to the development community. This open-source app with APIs simplifies the control of Glory Star hardware, revolutionizing hardware control and management. We can’t wait to see the amazing solutions that developers will create.”

What Makes STAR TOOL Unique?

Open Source: STAR TOOL is an open-source app with APIs, allowing developers to customize and modify the app to suit their specific needs. This makes it a flexible tool that can be adapted to a wide range of use cases.

Comprehensive: STAR TOOL offers a range of functionalities, including getting device information, performing specific tests, configuring add-on modules, and performing aging tests. This makes it a comprehensive tool that can handle a wide range of tasks related to hardware control and management.

Easy to Use: STAR TOOL is designed to be user-friendly, even for users with little or no technical expertise. Its simple and intuitive interface makes it easy to navigate and perform.

Reliable and Efficient: STAR TOOL ensures that hardware is functioning correctly and optimally by providing access to detailed device information and a range of specific tests. This can help improve product quality, reduce returns, and increase customer satisfaction.

How Does STAR TOOL Work?
STAR TOOL provides developers with functionalities that enable them to control hardware with ease. They can:

Get device information such as serial numbers, android versions, firmware versions, MAC addresses, WIFI MAC addresses, storage, and RAM to create effective and efficient software solutions.

Perform model-specific tests, such as light strips, GPIO, Weigand, UART sensors, and camera tests to ensure the hardware works with their software and verify that the product works as intended.

Configure add-on modules such as Barcode Modules, RFID Modules, and Light Strips easily to suit their specific needs and preferences.

Download and install Over-The-Air (OTA) updates for their hardware using STAR TOOL. This ensures that their product is up to date with the latest software and security patches.

Perform aging tests to ensure CPU, eMMC, DDR, video, and timer are checked and measured. A report is generated to ensure customers’ displays are functioning optimally.

Distribution of STAR TOOL

Starting today, all Glory Star Android Platform devices delivered with STAROS will have STAR TOOL embedded.

To learn more about Glory Star and STAR TOOL, visit

About Glory Star

Glory Star is the pioneer of display screens and all-in-one touch interfaces. The company has more than 800,000 units of installation in fitness, retail, self-service and building automation industries globally. They offer customization of tablets, allowing you direct access to engineers with a broad selection of screens from 4.3” to 43”. We bring engagement to users through the use of tablet technology.




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