TVs and Set-top Boxes

Linotype has taken its parent companyʼs name, and will now be known as Monotype GmbH, unifying type with technology and expertise. The team remains unchanged and can be contacted at the same numbers and addresses that you already have. The information below is valid and you can find further information at our new corporate website here.


Discover the benefits of Monotype’s iType® font engine, a compact rasterizer based on the industry-standard TrueType® and OpenType® font formats. Enhance your product to reach worldwide markets with our WorldType® Layout Engine, a modular software library for composing, positioning and rendering multilingual text.

iType Font Engine

iType Font Engine
Easy-to-read text on embedded devices in the user’s language – that’s what Monotype’s iType® font engine offers – even for languages using complex scripts and on devices with small memory size, small screens and low-resolution displays.
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TV Core Font Set/Teletext Fonts

TV Core Font Set/Teletext Fonts
Integrate fonts with exceptional on-screen readability with the Screen™ family of TV fonts. Consisting of 16 weights that comprise the Screen™ family, the TV core font set is designed especially for low-resolution devices such as TV screens. The Screen typeface outperforms alternatives because of its readability. Characters are easy to distinguish and easy on the eyes, regardless of screen resolution.
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Closed Caption Font Set

Linotype Closed Caption Font Set
Closed captioning capabilities provide access to TV programming for individuals with hearing disabilities. The technology allows for the audio portion of programming to be displayed as text, super-imposed over the video portion. To display closed captions, viewers must use either a set-top decoder or a TV receiver that contains integrated decoder technology.
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Tioga Solution

Tioga Solution
Monotype has developed the Tioga™ typeface family – a highly legible design developed specifically to display clearly on low-resolution displays. Because of its superior readability at small sizes, the Tioga typeface is an ideal choice for developers of Set-top Boxes and digital televisions. It’s metrically compatible with the Tiresias™ font a widely used typeface designed for digital TV applications and adopted by the DVB and MHP standards. This metric compatibility allows developers to change text set in the Tiresias font to the Tioga design without affecting line breaks or disrupting the layout.
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East-Asian stroke-based Fonts

East Asian Stroke-Based Fonts
With Monotype’s stroke-based fonts, East Asian scripts containing thousands of characters are no longer barriers for OEMs building memory-constrained devices.







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ARIB-compatible Fonts

ARIB-compatible Fonts
Monotype offers Japanese fonts and text rendering support that conform to Japan’s ARIB (Association of Radio Industries and Business) data coding and transmission specification for digital broadcasting.
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WorldType Layout Engine

WorldType Layout Engine
Monotype’s WorldType® Layout Engine is a modular software library for composing, positioning and rendering text in multiple languages. The technology formats text on memory-restrained devices such as Mobile Phones, PDAs, Set-top Boxes, control panels and HD TVs – regardless of language.
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Custom Services

Custom Services
See how we can tailor a solution that best fits your needs.
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