Monotype Fonts for Digital TV, Set Top Boxes & Blu-ray Discs
Fonts for Digital TV, Entertainment & Consumer Electronics
Monotype has one of the most comprehensive font collections available for hardware and software developers in the Digital TV, Entertainment and Consumer Electronics markets. These devices all share a common need: high quality fonts that are tuned for optimal display on-screen.
Monotype specializes in solving the many issues with fonts for Digital TVs, Set Top Boxes, Blu-ray discs, Video Games, Game Consoles and Consumer Entertainment Devices. This includes fonts with specific demographic/genre design styles, language support or engineered for certain display sizes & resolutions. Monotype understands the ROM and RAM constraints and offers Asian fonts with a high quality, small footprint font engine.
The following are various font solutions that Monotype offers that meet specific industry standards and specifications:
- Closed Captioning Fonts
- DVB & MHP Fonts
- Teletext Fonts
- ARIB Font Support
- Blu-Ray Fonts
- Segoe TV fonts
- DigiType Compact Asian Fonts
- Font Engines - Closed Captioning Features
Closed Captioning Fonts
Monotype offers a Closed Captioning Font Set that meets the United States EIA-708-B standard for Digital TV Closed Captioning. The Ascender TV Font Collection consists of seven different font styles as mandated by the FCC. These fonts make closed captioning text readable and attractive. More information on CC TV fonts.
DVB & MHP Fonts
Monotype offers the Mayberry™ fonts, an improved User Interface font compatible with Tiresias™, which is referenced in various standards including DAVIC, DVB, DTG, ISO, MHP & OCAP digital TV standards. More information on DVB and MHP Fonts.
Monotype offers different fonts for Teletext support. The Teletext character set includes alphamosiac characters and Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Arabic and Hebrew alphabets. Monotype can provide Teletext fonts in a variety of formats, and can also modify fonts for specific aspect ratios if desired. More information on Teletext fonts.
ARIB Font Support
Monotype can provide Japanese fonts to support the ARIB (Association of Radio Industries and Business) specification. Monotype has a variety of Japanese fonts with different design styles to choose from. For more information on Japanese fonts with ARIB support, please contact us.
Blu-ray offers high quality typography on the big screen! Monotype is proud to offer Blu-ray authors and developers a wide range of font styles and languages to display high quality text on screen. More information on fonts for Blu-ray Discs.
Segoe TV Fonts
Monotype is proud to offer the Segoe™ TV family of fonts from Microsoft. Originally developed for MSNTV, these are now available for licensing. More information on Segoe TV fonts.
Compact Asian Fonts for Digital TV
DigiType™ Compact Asian is a new technology targeted at consumer electronics and mobile device manufacturers to display high quality Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) scripts with significantly reduced memory requirements over standard TrueType fonts. More information on DigiType Compact Asian fonts
Font Engines - Closed Captioning Features
Monotype has Closed Captioning feature support for two font engines: the Microsoft font rasterizer and the FreeType font engine. The Microsoft font rasterizer has renowned quality because of its support for patented TrueType hints. FreeType is the leading open-source font rendering engine. Monotype has developed enhanced features such as edge effects and compact Asian font support as part of implementing these font engines into its Ascender Font System. More information on Font Engines.