Bitstream Inc. (NASDAQ: BITS) today announced the latest upgrade to the
company's font technology, Bitstream Panorama™ and Bitstream Font
Fusion™. Bitstream Panorama is the worldwide text composition engine
that enables developers to compose and render text in any language.
Bitstream's Font Fusion is a text rendering solution that offers
developers the fastest rendering speeds and best possible text output of
any font engine on the market today.
Both Panorama 7.0 and Font Fusion 7.0 are available now.
Bitstream Panorama 7.0
With Bitstream Panorama, OEMs and developers can layout, position,
substitute and render characters in all of the world's languages via a
single, compact API. The latest version of Bitstream Panorama, version
7.0, builds on the strength of the product by adding new features that
expand its capabilities on different operating systems, increase
performance, and offer support for new languages.
Panorama is now available as a plug-in for iOS and Android operating
systems. The plug-in allows access to features like better layout
control, complex script support not supported by the base system, and
support for non-TTF font formats.
Panorama 7.0 also includes a scaling feature which allows users to
perform a pinching effect on rendered text, making this kind of layout
In addition, Panorama 7.0 also supports:
Sinhala and Tibetan Script - The Sinhala script is used mainly in Sri
Lanka, while the Tibetan script is used in Tibet, Ladakh, Nepal and
northern areas of India.
Native OTF is supported in Panorama 7.0. This advanced feature
provides the option to apply OTF features like superscript, subscript,
fractions, scientific inferiors, etc. even if the font does not
Increased performance using OTFP coverage data by using embedded
preprocessed data directly within the fonts.
Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF) with open type fonts (OTF).
Dynamic Font Array which allows any number of fonts at run time.
Bitstream Font Fusion 7.0
Bitstream's Font Fusion provides the highest quality, fastest text
output on any device, at any resolution. Its small footprint is
particularly well suited for mobile devices.