Fonts for Portable Media Players
Monotype has worked with a variety of companies to assist them with selecting, tuning, and licensing the best fonts for on-screen reading. Monotype's expertise in font software engineering is well-established for optimizing fonts for legibility in a variety of rendering environments.
Portable Media Players and other digital audio players require high quality, legible fonts for the User Interface and web browsing. Ascender's type design and engineering experts understand the challenge of making fonts look good on-screen.
Monotype has a variety of font solutions for portable media players and other portable computing devices:
- User Interface fonts - Monotype has developed UI fonts for a variety of Operating Systems including Windows, Android, Linux and Palm WebOS.
- Fonts for Web Browsers - Devices with a web browser need a set of fonts tuned for rendering web pages with consistency to match desktop browsers.
- Multilingual fonts - Monotype is an expert in creating Unicode-compliant multilingual fonts and has an extensive non-Latin font catalog to provide support for world-wide markets.
- Microsoft fonts - Monotype can offer a license to most of the fonts in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office for devices that desire document compatibility.
The Monotype team can recommend and evaluate various font styles for portable media players and other digital audio devices. Steve Matteson, Monotype's Type Director, can consult with your team members - including UI designers, software engineers, and product & marketing managers - to provide a set of fonts optimized for on-screen readability. We also offer a custom font option if you would like to specifically tailor or develop a font to fit your needs.
For more information on our capabilities or to discuss your particular needs, please contact us.