Behdad Esfahbod, Dominik Röttsches

Update on Font Variations in FontTools & Chrome

TYPO Labs 2017 New Dimensions in Type Engineering | Saturday, 08 April | 5:00 pm | Cupola | English

Behdad will talk about updates to the variable fonts building pipeline based on FontTools. Dominik provides an update on implementation progress of variable fonts in a development version of Chrome, including a live preview of variable fonts capabilities in the Chrome browser. He will also explain how you can start your own experiments with variable fonts in Chrome.

Behdad Esfahbod

Behdad Esfahbod

Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

Behdad Esfahbod was born and grew up in Iran loving typography and computers. He studied computer engineering at Sharif University in Tehran while discovering the world of digital typography and Open Source. In 2003 he moved to Canada, studied at the University of Toronto, became a regular contributor to many…
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Dominik Röttsches

Senior Software Engineer, Google Chrome

Dominik has more than ten years of experience working on Web browsers with a special focus on fonts and text. He is part of the Chrome browser's layout and text team at Google. Previously working for Intel, he moved the Mac version of the Chrome browser from Apple's CoreText to…

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