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August 18, 2015 Meet Kairos: Monotype’s Hard-Edged, Athletic, Octagonal Typeface That’s Game for Just about Anything
Reinvigorates the Look of 19 th Century Grecian-Style Slab Serifs, Offers Versatility and Creativity with 51 Weights, Optimal for a Wide Variety of Projects Rugged yet playful, the Kairos™ typeface family introduced today by Monotype is a contemporary take on “Grecians” – octagonal slab serifs that first became popular in America way back in the 1800s as metal and wood types, famous for their dimensional qualities with lettering that was beveled, shadowed or faceted. Fast forward to 2015, and the spirit of 19th century Grecians are back in this latest typeface release. Designed by Terrance Weinzierl of the Monotype Studio, the full-bodied Kairos lends an industrial, sporty feel to a wide range of applications, from branding and packaging to hipster commerce, consumer goods, sports communications, video games, websites and apps. Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), is a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices....
August 10, 2015 Monotype to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Scott Landers , Monotype’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 35 th Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 , at 2:30 p.m. EDT in Boston . About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass. , Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the most widely used typefaces – including the Helvetica ®, Frutiger ® and Univers ® families – as well as the next generation of type designs. Further information is available at www.monotype.com . Follow Monotype on Twitter , Instagram...
July 29, 2015 Monotype Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 . Second quarter 2015 highlights Revenue for the quarter was $46.4 million . Operating income was $10.1 million , or 22 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $16.4 million , or 35 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $13.4 million . “Double-digit revenue growth in our Creative Professional business drove our solid, second-quarter results. Our focus across the company is to help more customers take advantage of the growth of content-driven opportunities,” said Doug Shaw , president and chief executive officer. “We’re encouraged by our progress with Swyft Media in emerging, content-centric categories, like in-app, branded emoji and mobile content. We’re also bringing new value to creators of HTML5-based marketing campaigns through...
July 14, 2015 Monotype Schedules its Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its second quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 , and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT that day. Douglas J. Shaw , president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s second quarter financial results ended June 30, 2015 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 877-201-0168 (domestic) or 647-788-4901 (international) using passcode 85624294. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the Investors portion of the company’s website for one...
July 1, 2015 Monotype Hires Senior Technology Executive Ben Semmes as EVP Sales and Market Strategy
Announces Retirement of EVP John Seguin, Effective June 30, 2016 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced it has appointed Ben Semmes to serve as the company’s executive vice president of sales and market strategy. In his role, Ben will be responsible for collaborating with the executive team to drive top line revenue, taking ownership of the company’s business models, product and solutions offerings, global go-to-market strategies and sales enablement. Separately, the company today announced that Monotype Executive Vice President John Seguin plans to retire on June 30, 2016. Seguin has been with Monotype since 2004. Semmes joins Monotype from Pitney Bowes Corporation , where he had worked since 2006, most recently as senior vice president of maintenance and professional services for the company’s Digital Commerce Services division. In his time at Pitney...
June 22, 2015 Swyft Media Gives Redheads Everywhere Their Own Emoji with New “Ginger Emoji Keyboard”
Available now in the Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store Swyft Media, the company driving the emojification of brand marketing, helping brands and advertisers become a part of the world’s largest conversation, today announced the Swyft Ginger Emoji Keyboard. Available as a free download on the Apple® iTunes® App Store and Google™ Play Store, the Ginger Emoji Keyboard answers the cry from redheads everywhere who have felt snubbed by the lack of redheaded emoji. Since the Unicode Consortium chose not to include a redheaded emoji in its recent update, there has been uproar across the Internet and social media – and even a petition making the rounds to create a redheaded emoji. Swyft Media has responded to the public outcry with The Swyft “Ginger Emoji Keyboard” which includes 16 different redheaded images for users everywhere to spread the redhead love with their friends across any iOS or Android compatible social media and/or mobile messaging application. Swyft Media Inc. is a...
May 18, 2015 Swyft Media Emoji Keyboards Give Every Brand the Chance to Have their Own Emoji
Swyft Helps Brands Emotionally Connect with Millennials Across Mobile Messaging and Social Apps in a Way that is Shareable, Measurable and Fun Swyft Media, the company driving the emojification of brand marketing, helping brands and advertisers become a part of the world’s largest conversation, today announced Swyft Emoji Keyboards. Designed to work across any iOS® or Android™ compatible mobile messaging app or social network, Swyft Emoji Keyboards empower brands to create highly customized digital keyboards that can be used to reach millennials with personalized, engaging and shareable branded content in the places they spend a majority of their time – mobile messaging and social media apps. Swyft Emoji Keyboards help brands and advertisers create a fun, non-intrusive and emotional connection with consumers by allowing them to take their favorite character, brand, sports team or icon with them wherever they go. Swyft has introduced a number of new branded keyboards today including...
May 12, 2015 Monotype Improves HTML5 Design Process with Introduction of New Web Font Platform
Free Integration Kit Makes it Easy to Access and Use Web Fonts in the Creation and Execution of Dynamic Campaigns within HTML5-based Authoring Tools Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced the availability of the Monotype Web Font platform. Offered as a free integration kit, the Monotype Web Font Platform enables HTML5 authoring tool providers to add comprehensive Web font support to their solution and extend access to nearly 100,000 different fonts within their UI, with minimal integration and engineering effort. The Monotype Web Font platform makes it seamless for designers to create and execute dynamic and personalized marketing and advertising campaigns. HTML5 authoring tool providers can now integrate Monotype's new Web Font Platform and enable designers to easily browse and license one of the largest libraries of Web fonts. (Photo: Business Wire)...
May 11, 2015 Monotype Designers Participate in Font Marathon Challenge, Bringing Two Original Typefaces to Life in 72 Hours
Jim Ford and Toshi Omagari Deliver their Unique Esca and Cowhand Typefaces in Font Marathon, Available now on MyFonts.com, Fonts.com and Linotype.com Two Monotype typeface designers each accomplished something last week that’s relatively unheard of in their profession: designing a typeface from start to finish in just three days. While it was one of their toughest design challenges ever, designers Jim Ford and Toshi Omagari enjoyed full creative freedom to bring their ideas to life as part of Monotype’s first ever “Font Marathon.” On Friday, May 8, Ford’s Esca™ and Omagari’s Cowhand™ designs were released from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE) and are available from MyFonts, Fonts.com and Linotype.com. Proceeds from the font marathon will support Room to Read, a global, literacy-focused non-profit organization. “Designing type is such an interesting process that most people never see or think about, even though type is such a major part of our daily lives,” said Nadine...
May 11, 2015 Monotype to Present at the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw , Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers , the company’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will present at the 16 th annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference in Hollywood, Calif. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 , at 2:00 p.m. PDT . Monotype’s live webcast will be accessible using the following link: http://www.brileywebcast.com/viewwebcasts/profile.php?ticker=TYPE The audio portion of the webcast will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com . About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass. , Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a...
May 1, 2015 Monotype Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 . First quarter 2015 highlights Revenue for the quarter was $46.0 million . Operating income was $11.1 million , or 24 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $16.2 million , or 35 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $10.9 million . “We ended the quarter with mixed results. While our Creative Professional business continued to drive strong, double-digit revenue growth, results were lower than expected in the embedded side of our OEM business, primarily printers. Overall revenue was flat, year over year,” said Doug Shaw , president and chief executive officer. “Our markets are evolving to serve a more content-centric world. We believe this trend toward digital content represents a significant catalyst that will help us redefine some...
April 14, 2015 Monotype Schedules First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its first quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Friday, May 1, 2015 , and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT that day. Douglas J. Shaw , president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers , chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s first quarter financial results ended March 31, 2015 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 877-201-0168 (domestic) or 647-788-4901 (international) using passcode 27907847. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the Investors portion of the company’s website for one...
April 7, 2015 Monotype Breathes New Life into the Haas Unica Typeface Family, Recreating the Classic Typeface for Digital Use
Refresh Includes More Weights, Languages and Letters to Accommodate Today’s Digital and Print Needs A reimagined version of the Haas Unica® typeface, dormant since the era of phototypesetting, has been brought to life as the 18-font Neue Haas Unica™ typeface family, the newest release from Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices. Monotype’s Toshi Omagari of the Monotype Studio has given this classic a fresh, digital facelift with more weights, more languages and more letters to meet today’s digital and print needs for a variety of applications including corporate branding, signage, books, magazines, packaging, fashion and more. As Neue Haas Unica begins its new lease on life, recognized designers are praising its rebirth, from Abbott Miller, partner at Pentagram, who calls the design an “elegant, mature sans serif groomed for the digital present,” to Corey Holmes, whose...
March 9, 2015 Monotype Announces Planned Retirement of President and CEO Doug Shaw at the End of 2015 – Scott Landers Named Chief Operating Officer
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that Doug Shaw , president and chief executive officer, intends to retire at the end of 2015. As part of a planned succession process, the board of directors intends to appoint Scott Landers , currently senior vice president and chief financial officer of Monotype, to succeed Shaw as president and chief executive officer on or about January 1, 2016 . Landers has also been appointed chief operating officer, effective immediately, and will serve in this role until his appointment as president and CEO. Doug Shaw (Photo: Business Wire) Shaw is expected to remain a member of the board of directors at least until the end of his term in 2017, and to work for Monotype in a part-time advisory role from the date of his retirement until March 31, 2016 . It is anticipated that Landers will be appointed to the board of directors on...
March 6, 2015 Monotype to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Smid Cap Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw , Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers , the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Smid Cap Conference in Boston on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 , at 11:00 a.m. EDT . Monotype’s live webcast will be accessible using the following link: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/smidcap2015/id14204149083.cfm The audio portion of the webcast will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com . The webcast will be archived on the company’s website for one year following the event. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in...
February 17, 2015 Monotype and Lippincott Unveil Curated ‘Brands With Heart’ Collection
Helps Brands Identify Typefaces that Best Convey Humanistic Qualities Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, and Lippincott, a leading global branding firm, today introduced the Brands with Heart Collection. The curated collection features a palette of typefaces selected for their distinct personalities and idiosyncratic tendencies as well as their ability to convey the humanistic elements of a brand’s persona. The collection was inspired by recent work completed by Lippincott and Monotype, while designing a new brand identity and custom typeface for Southwest Airlines. “In recent years, consumers have grown generally distrustful of institutions who communicate by declaring, preaching or selling. This cultural shift has caused brands to embrace their human side by listening to consumers, being more real and open and conveying their message in ways that are simple and...
February 12, 2015 Monotype Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
Company Increases Quarterly Dividend by 25 Percent Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Fourth quarter 2014 highlights Revenue for the quarter was $46.4 million, an increase of eight percent year over year. Operating income was $13.4 million, or 29 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $18.7 million, or 40 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $14.3 million. Full year 2014 highlights Revenue for the year was $184.5 million , an increase of 11 percent year over year. Operating income was $52.1 million , or 28 percent of revenue. Non-GAAP net adjusted EBITDA was $74.4 million , or 40 percent of revenue. Cash flow from operations was $60.7 million . “Monotype had a solid fourth quarter and full year. In 2014, we met our expected Web font revenue goals,...
February 6, 2015 Monotype Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c)
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today announced that in association with its Jan. 30, 2015 acquisition of Swyft Media, and in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5635(c), Monotype has granted equity awards as inducement awards to employees of Swyft Media who have joined Monotype. Under the terms of the agreement, Monotype acquired the privately held Swyft Media via a merger transaction for approximately $12 million. The transaction also includes an opportunity for the Swyft Media shareholders to realize up to $15 million in additional consideration based on attainment of certain performance criteria through 2017. The transaction is subject to typical purchase price adjustments. In connection with the transaction, Monotype has awarded 26,760 shares of restricted common stock to Evan Wray , the former president and chief executive officer of Swyft Media who is now...
February 2, 2015 Monotype Acquires Swyft Media
Propels Monotype into New Markets to Reach Consumers with Personalized, Branded, Mobile Content Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has acquired Swyft Media, a successful startup that’s shaping the way brands and advertisers engage consumers with branded, mobile content. A market leader with nearly 300 notable brands having used its service to date, Swyft Media helps brands and advertisers drive increased and measurable engagement by delivering authentic, branded content that consumers want and love – such as digital stickers, emoticons and themes of favorite sports teams and entertainment personalities. According to research from Business Intelligence, at the end of 2014, nearly two billion people worldwide were using mobile messaging apps. By the end of 2015, messaging apps are expected to outpace the number of social media users, worldwide. Swyft Media’s expertise in...
January 29, 2015 Monotype Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Release and Conference Call
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 , and host a related conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST that day. Douglas J. Shaw , president and chief executive officer, and Scott E. Landers , senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss Monotype’s fourth quarter and full year financial results ended Dec. 31, 2014 . Individuals who are interested in listening to the audio webcast should log on to the “Investors” portion of the “About Us” section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The live call can also be accessed by dialing 877-201-0168 (domestic) or 647-788-4901 (international) using passcode 74297390. If individuals are unable to listen to the live call, the audio webcast will be archived in the Investors portion of the...
January 8, 2015 Monotype to Present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has announced that Doug Shaw , Monotype’s president and chief executive officer, and Scott Landers , the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Needham Growth Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 , at 2:10 p.m. EST in New York City . The presentation will be webcast live and will also be available for replay through the Investors section of Monotype’s website at www.monotype.com. The webcast will be archived on the company’s website for approximately 90 days following the event. About Monotype Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer...
January 5, 2015 Monotype Spark Solution Extends Beautiful, Scalable Type to Wide Ecosystem of Devices
Enables Scalable Text, Optimized for Memory Efficiency in Products like Wearables, Medical and Internet of Things Devices, and Low- to Mid-End Automotive Dashboard Displays Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, today introduced the Monotype® Spark™ solution. A small, yet powerful type and technology solution, it enables designers and engineers to create a product with high-quality scalable text interfaces in low-end platforms with limited run-time memory. Now, designers and engineers can produce beautiful, legible and scalable text interfaces for products like wearables, Internet of Things and medical devices and low- to mid-end automotive clusters, without the worry of investing in additional hardware or memory. Scalable text from Monotype in auto display/cluster environment (Photo: Business Wire) The Monotype Spark solution is comprised of iType® Spark and WorldType®...

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