Artifact Details

Title

TrueType: the digital font technology

Catalog Number

102624736

Type

Moving Image

Date

1994-05-13

Credits

Kohen, Eliyezer

Publisher

University Video Communications

Duration

00:48:00

Format

Digital Betacam

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

From University Video Communications' catalog:

"TrueType is the outline font technology shared by Apple and Microsoft. In this lecture, Eliyezer Kohen introduces you to outline fonts and aliasing problems caused by font scaling. Several aliasing problems are discussed in detail and solutions are offered in the TrueType hinting language. Also presented are the methods to produce TrueType fonts, and a comparison of TrueType to other technologies in the field."

Category

Lecture

Series Title

University Video Communications: Distinguished Lectures

Credit

Gift of University Video Communications

Lot Number

X6636.2013