General font format for embedded machines

Composed of dot-matrix-fonts and fonts that require less CPU usage

Bitmap Font

Dot-matrix-fonts composed of black and white values, suitable for small displays and low-end equipment.

Format

  • Binary Data
  • BDF Format
  • TrueType embedded format
  • Image file: 1 image file for 1 text / image for all characters at a glance
  • Program Source (ex.: Header File)

Monochrome bitmap(1 bit per pixel):

Capacity for each text = [(W+7) 8]×4H  W: Width H: Height [a] is the largest integer that does not exceed the real number a

Font Specification


Bitmap
(24dot)

Gray Bitmap
(24dot)

TrueType
Traditional Chinese Big5-2000
13,963 text
950KB 3,797KB Hei:4.6MB
Yuan:7.2MB
Song:8.1MB
Simplified Chinese GB18030
27,484 text
1,933KB Hei:8MB
Ming:16.6MB
Song:13.3MB
Kai:21.8MB
Japanese JIS-X0201, JIS-X0208
7,468 text
Binary:525KB
BDF:2,237KB
Binary:2,100KB Hei W2 :2.1MB
Hei W5 :1.9MB
Yuan :3.5MB
Ming :4.2MB
Girl font :4.3MB
Korean KSX1001
8,322 text
585KB 2,340KB Hei:2.2MB
Ming:3.7MB
European Languages Latin Set 1 Unicode (Basic Latin, Latin 1 subsidy, additional order)
245 text
18KB 72KB Hei
European Languages Latin Set 2 24KB 96KB Hei
Unicode (Basic Latin, Latin 1 subsidy, Latin expansion AB, additional order)
343 text
Cyrillic 256 text 18KB 56KB Hei
Greek 144 text 10KB 68KB Hei

Text

Latin Set 1 Latin Set 2 Cyril Greece
ISO 8859-1
ISO 8859-2
ISO 8859-3
ISO 8859-4
ISO 8859-5
ISO 8859-7
ISO 8859-9
ISO 8859-10
ISO 8859-15
ISO 8859-16

Languages that require layout engine (Arabic/Thai/Vietnamese/Hindi/Hebrew)

Layout Engine + font TTF only provides fonts

More Information

List of Embedded font products