Yuri Yarmola

OpenType font creation - what's new and different

Summary
A discussion of the significant differentes between Type 1, TrueType and OpenType font formats; the usefulness of OpenType fonts; conversion of TrueType or Type 1 fonts to OpenType fonts and the creation of OpenType fonts

Biography
Yuri Yarmola, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Fontlab Ltd graduated in 1994 from St. Petersburg State Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics Computer Science Department. He was head programmer of FontLab project while working for SoftUnion company and became a principal of Fontlab Ltd when it was spun off from SoftUnion.