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Byte

A unit of digitally stored information. A byte is the number of bits (or the 0 or 1 characters in binary code) needed to print a single letter or other character of text.

byte

a group of eight bits (zeros/ones) used to represent a single number or letter in a COMPUTER. The capacity of a computer is often measured in terms of thousands of bytes (K), for example 640K; or millions of bytes, for example 20 megabytes.
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ThunderHawk, the ThunderHawk logo, myMMS, the myMMS logo, and Bitstream Panorama and the Bitstream logo are trademarks of Bitstream Inc.
Pageflex Persona is a desktop application incorporating award-winning variable data and cross-media functionality from industry-leader Bitstream.
Representatives from Bitstream will be available to demonstrate Pageflex Persona in the Canon booth (#646), and the full Pageflex product line in the Pageflex booth (#4846).
This is where the intelligence of a text composition engine like Bitstream Panorama is absolutely necessary.
Support for all the world's languages, support for multiple fonts in any block of text, support for cursor rendering and positioning, improved performance and implementation - these all make Bitstream Panorama the best complete solution for worldwide text composition and rendering.
On July 12, 2005, the Court found that Bitstream was not liable under any claims of contributory copyright infringement, contributory trademark infringement, or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
As a company that respects the intellectual property rights of others, we are gratified that the Court determined that these claims had no merit, and that Bitstream should recover a substantial amount of our expenses in relation to this baseless lawsuit," said Anna Chagnon, President and CEO of Bitstream Inc.
This announcement also marks a shift in how Bitstream will present its Pageflex business.
Available as an SDK (Software Developers' Kit), Font Fusion renders a wide variety of industry-standard and compact font formats: OpenType, TrueType, Type 1, CFF/Type2, T2K(R) Latin, T2K Asian, TrueDoc(R) PFR (portable font resource), Bitstream Speedo(R), Font Fusion stroke (FFS), BDF (bitmap distribution format) format, as well as embedded bitmaps.
Mobile operators, device manufacturers and content providers interested in learning more about the technology and advantages of ThunderHawk Java/J2ME can contact Bitstream by e-mail at thsales@bitstream.