Fw: LCD localization issues

From: Suzanne Topping (stopping@rochester.rr.com)
Date: Thu Feb 11 1999 - 16:48:57 EST

I don't think this is a Unicode issue, but I'm hoping some I18N experts can
help with this question:

-----Original Message-----
From: Suzanne Topping <stopping@rochester.rr.com>
To: i18n-prog@acoin.com <i18n-prog@acoin.com>; nelocsig@egroups.com
Date: Thursday, February 11, 1999 4:43 PM
Subject: LCD localization issues

>I'm looking for information on localizing monotone LCD screens. The project
>is in Russian, and the engineers don't seem to be clear about how to get
>Cyrillic characters displayed.
>In talking to some of my contacts who've worked on devices with similar
>displays, it sounds as if the font (or at least the required characters)
>need to be stored in the device in some way (in ROM for example.)
>Is there a standard method for accomplishing this? Are there alternate
>methods, based on the hardware involved? Can a generic answer be provided,
>without further details? (I realize that I'm providing no information about
>the components in the device, since I have none.)
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>Suzanne Topping
>Localization Unlimited
>(Localization Process Improvement, Consulting, and Training)
>28 Ericsson Street
>Rochester, New York, 14610-1705
>Phone: 716-473-0791
>Fax: 716-231-2013
>Email: stopping@rochester.rr.com

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