Monotype's type design and engineering experts understand the myriad of issues with respect to making fonts look good on small screens. With mobile devices the technical issues range from font formats to language support. The design issues range from creating new font designs to extending the branding fonts to the UI.
Monotype has a variety of font solutions for mobile phones & devices:
- Brand Consistency (UI fonts)
- Fonts for Web Browsers
- Compact Asian Fonts
- Fonts T9 Products
- Font Renderers & Mobile OS support
For more information on our capabilities or to discuss your particular needs, please contact us.
Brand Consistency in the User Interface
Monotype has developed custom UI fonts that extends the brand footprint to a mobile device. Read more on brand consistency with UI fonts.
Fonts for Mobile Browsers
Monotype offers fonts tuned for rendering web pages, with consistency to match desktop browsers. More information on Fonts for Mobile Browsers
Asian Fonts for Mobile Devices
DigiType™ Compact Asian version 2.0 is a new font format for mobile devices for Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) scripts with a significantly reduced memory footprint. More information on DigiType Compact Asian Fonts for Mobile Devices
Fonts for T9™ Products
Monotype is pleased offer its font portfolio and expertise for T9 Products on Mobile Devices. More information Ascender fonts for T9 Products.
Font Renderers & Mobile OS Support
Monotype has developed fonts that run on numerous platforms including Android, Linux, Symbian, Windows Mobile and propriety environments. Ascender can deliver fonts in practically any format desired.
The font rendering system deployed in the mobile device is a key component that determines how Ascender tunes the fonts for optimal display.
- iType Font Rendering Engine
- FreeType is a popular open source font rendering system.
- TrueType rasterizer from Microsoft offers high quality display of hinted fonts.
Monotype has created custom fonts for a wide range of mobile devices and has established itself as a trusted partner for many leading companies on platforms including: