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Monotype Imaging is a leading provider of advanced font products specializing in font technologies, type design, multilingual font development & licensing and software development for mobile phones. The Monotype Imaging team is renowned for its TrueType and OpenType font expertise, and can tune fonts for on-screen legibility in Microsoft Windows as well as Digital TV, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Phones, Game Consoles, Embedded Systems, Consumer Electronics and other devices.

A Seriously Fun Font

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

There are some amazing things you can do with OpenType fonts! Our newest font, Rebus Script, was quite the challenge to develop because of its sophisticated use of Contextual Alternates. But the Ascender Team was up to the task and had a lot of fun conjuring up all the ways the font could be used for rebus puzzles and so much more. You can see the results here with the announcement of the Rebus Script OpenType font.

Zune HD or iPod Touch - which has the better fonts?

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

OK, maybe we're a bit partial to the Zune because the Ascender team helped create the fonts for the Zune. But you have to admit when you look at the UI fonts, the Zune HD does look sweet... Read the CNet article on the Zune HD vs. iPod Touch