Synonyms for compugraphic or Related words with compugraphic
Examples of "compugraphic"
"Alternate Gothic" was copied by
as "Alpin Gothic."
The company's first major project was the Linasec in 1964. It was an electronic special purpose computer, designed to justify papertape for use on automated Linotype machines. It was developed under contract to
, who manufactured phototypesetters.
retained the rights to manufacture the Linasec without royalty. They exercised these rights, effectively forcing Wang out of the market.
"Belwe Roman" was revived in Cold Type versions by
as Belwe. It was popular enough for all four original weights and styles to be reissued.
In 1987, a U.S. patent for Intellifont, a system of hinted scaling computer fonts, was granted to Thomas B. Hawkins of
also offered a version of CPM/86 runnable on the MCS hardware, along with WordStar, CalcStar and an accounting package.
In the 1980s the Teletypesetting Co. developed a hardware and software interface that allowed
phototypesetting machines to connect to personal computers such as the Apple II
It was licensed by major foundries such as Agfa-
, Autologic, Berthold, ITC International Typeface Corporation, Letraset, Linotype, Monotype, Stempel, and others.
Along with AM/Varityper and Mergenthaler,
was at the vanguard of what was then considered to be a revolution in the graphic arts: "cold type." Prior to computerized typesetting systems such as those manufactured by
, typography for magazines, newspapers and advertising was set using Linotype machines, which physically placed metal type forms (not unlike those found within manual typewriters) in line to form the headlines and text of their subjects. This was known as "hot type."
With the start of desktop publishing software, Trout Computing in California introduced VepSet, which allows Xerox Ventura Publisher to be used as a front end and wrote a
MCS disk with typesetting codes to reproduce the page layout.
developed the AdVantage®, which enabled operators to manipulate newspaper and magazine ad type on a display screen using an electronic pen, continuing to make life faster, easier and less expensive for their customers.
In the trading quarter to September 30, 1987,
reported revenue of some $92 million In 1988, the company was acquired by the European image processing company, Agfa-Gevaert.
The first commercially successful laser imagesetter, able to make use of a raster image processor was the Monotype Lasercomp. ECRM,
(later purchased by Agfa) and others rapidly followed suit with machines of their own.
Corporation was an American producer of typesetting systems and phototypesetting equipment, based, at the time of the Agfa merger, in Wilmington, Massachusetts, just a few miles from where it was founded. This company is not to be confused with Compugraphics, a British company founded 1967 in Aldershot, UK that specializes in the production of photomasks used in the production of integrated circuits.
was founded in 1960 by William Garth Jr. in Brookline, Massachusetts. Along with Mr. Garth, Ellis Hanson and David Lunquist came from Photon, Corp. at the same time. Shortly thereafter, Earl Fortini joined the firm. The first hourly employee, with a Clock Number 1, was Leslie A. Clark.
Original Amiga outline fonts (also called vector fonts) were Agfa
fonts available since AmigaOS 2.0 with the standard utility Fountain (later called IntelliFont) from Commodore. Third-party developers added support for TrueType fonts using various libraries, such as TrueType Library I and II, and LibFreeType library.
The Diatype began to disappear with the arrival of the digital "typesetting machine" like
and the apparition of programs of Self-publishing like TeX and others. Later word processing systems arrived to the market. All these circumstances marked the end of the Diatype.
In 1999, Agfa-
acquired the Monotype Corporation, which was renamed Agfa Monotype. In late 2004, after six years under the Agfa Corporation, the Monotype assets were acquired by TA Associates, a private equity investment firm based in Boston. The company was incorporated as Monotype Imaging, with a focus on the company's traditional core competencies of typography and professional printing.
Tobin's third company, Concept Industries, Inc., was founded in 1975. While he served as president and CEO, the company developed computer software training programs, which went on to be used by most major word-processing and photo-typsetting systems like
, Olivetti, Philips USA, Radio Shack, Royal Typewriter, Savin, and Xerox, to name a few.
As it had been a standard type for many years, "Bodoni" was widely available in cold type. Alphatype, Autologic, Berthold,
, Dymo, Harris, Mergenthaler, MGD Graphic Systems, and Varityper, Hell AG, Monotype, all sold the face under the name "Bodoni," while Graphic Systems Inc. offered the face as "Brunswick" and Star/Photon called their version "BodoniStar."
moved to Reading and commissioned Massachusetts-based Wang Laboratories to develop the Linasec, a computer used to prepare justified punched tape to drive linotype typesetting machines which were widely used in the printing industry, which at that time was based entirely on hot metal type.
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