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2014-09-08 23:06:39

Hear from Monotype Web font and type experts John Giannopoulos, Toshi Omagari, Daniel Rhatigan, and Jim Wasco at ATypI Barcelona 2014, Sept. 17-21, 2014, at the BAU Design College and Museu del Disseny, Barcelona, Spain. WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Join Monotype’s John Giannopoulos, Toshi Omagari, Daniel Rhatigan, and Jim Wasco as they talk about the history, trends and mechanics of typography at ATypI Barcelona 2014. The annual conference presented by ATypI (Association...

2014-09-04 23:02:43

Charismatic yet Practical, the Magma II Typeface Blends Beauty with High Legibility WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Crafted with aesthetic harmony and high legibility in mind, the Magma II™ typeface family is the newest design from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices. Created by renowned typeface designer, Sumner Stone, and offered exclusively through Monotype,...

2014-09-03 08:21:28

Company expands Pango service to reach every connected driver in the world NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pango Mobile Parking, with offices in New York City and Israel, announced the completion of their $6.5 million series A round. World e-commerce and online payments innovator, D.H. Rondor International, joins the company as the latest investor, adding Mr. Adir Inbar to the Pango board of directors. Mr. Adir Inbar (CPA) and new Pango Board member, said, "D. H. Rondor...

2014-08-27 23:12:14

Series of Events Include an Exhibition, Live Discussion and Documentary Film London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Monotype and renowned typographer, graphic designer and letterpress printmaker, Alan Kitching, are collaborating on a series of events that celebrate design at the London Design Festival 2014, with a focus on the work and legacy of five legendary poster designers of the last century, and Kitching’s own craft. “Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating the centenary of five...

2014-08-19 23:07:25

Monotype Director of Words and Letters Allan Haley to Present “Scaling Typography: From Interface to Screen—Fonts, Brand, and the User Experience” at SEGD’s Exhibition & Experience Design Workshop, Aug. 21-22, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Allan Haley, director of words and letters at Monotype, will present at the Exhibition & Experience Design workshop, a two-day event for designers, architects, technologists, and exhibit planners hosted by...

2014-08-06 23:05:53

The objective of the project is to produce a stand-alone 20-cell refreshable braille display for $300 (or £200) which will bring refreshable braille within the reach of children in developing countries and will provide libraries in developed countries with a viable alternative to hard copy braille. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Orbit Research LLC and the Transforming Braille Group LLC are pleased to announce an agreement to produce a low cost, refreshable braille display....

2014-07-29 23:07:32

Hear from Monotype typeface designers Akira Kobayashi, Nadine Chahine, Terrance Weinzierl and Carl Crossgrove, along with John Collins of MyFonts at TypeCon2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, D.C. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Several Monotype type experts from around the world will present at TypeCon2014: Capitolized – the annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA). Join Monotype’s Akira Kobayashi, Nadine Chahine, Terrance Weinzierl,...

2014-07-07 23:04:37

On View at the AIGA National Design Center, Century by Monotype and Pentagram Celebrates the Intersection of Type and Design; The Exhibition is Free and Open to the Public Woburn, MA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 "Century: 100 Years of Type in Design," the exhibition now underway at the AIGA National Design Center in New York City, has been extended through July 31, 2014 as part of AIGA’s celebration of its centennial year throughout 2014. Created by AIGA Medalist and Pentagram...

2014-06-26 23:03:47

Monotype Arabic Type Specialist Dr. Nadine Chahine presents “The Design and Science of Typography for the Automotive Space,” on June 27, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. in Berlin, Germany. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Monotype Arabic and Legibility Specialist Dr. Nadine Chahine will present “The Design and Science of Typography for the Automotive Space” at Car HMi Concepts and Systems 2014, a two-day conference for OEMs and major automotive suppliers, engineering and software companies. Chahine will...

Smart Gloves Teach People Braille, Even When They Are Distracted
2014-06-24 06:30:06

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Georgia Institute of Technology researchers modified wearable computer gloves several years ago to teach beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes. In a recent advancement in the same wearable technology, they’re helping people learn to read and write Braille. An added surprise was that the participants didn’t even have to pay attention, they learned while doing something else. Georgia Tech professor Thad Starner, a...


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