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Sony chooses Enfour fonts for new Hi-Res CLIÉ

Enfour Group Headquarters, Sendagaya, Tokyo. 7th April 2001

Today, Sony Marketing Inc. put on sale a new Palm OS® handheld device, the Sony CLIÉ™ PEG-N700C. This device is the first Palm OS® handheld device to use a 320x320 dot screen. The front-lighted, high-resolution TFT Color display enables correct viewing of complex Japanese characters for the first time on a Palm OS® device, as well as generally stunning display. To take advantage of this new level of quality, Sony selected Enfour Media Laboratory's "TypeBank" screen fonts. Supplier of high quality Asian solutions for a wide variety of purposes, Enfour Media prides itself on providing no-compromise products for the most discerning customers. The combinations makes for a new standard in Japanese handheld information devices.


Comparison of low and high resolution fonts (click for full screen)

Low resolution Japanese display 
High resolution font

Enfour Media has been providing end-users with Japanese font tools and fonts solutions since 1992. Enfour Media customizes and licences Asian fonts and input solutions to mobile phone and imbedded device manufacturers. Together with Sony Inc., they developed the Japan Record Association's "Music Gaiji Standard" now used in CD-Text and MiniDisc. They also develop and market TypeBank Inc.'s range of DTP font products and offer OEM solutions for DVD, Digital Television and Movie subtitles, as well as development tools and Asian language handling services for Operating System venders and font houses.

For Enfour Media information (Japanese)

Sony CLIÉ™ PEG-N700C information (Japanese)

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