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W3C receives Emmy® Award for standardizing font technology

text in black: "The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences" with the golden Emmy statute on the rightmen in suits from the WOFF Working group, one holding an Emmy

W3C is delighted to be the recipient of a 2021 Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its work on standardizing font technology for custom downloadable fonts and typography for web and TV devices. Representatives from W3C staff and the Web Fonts Working Group will attend the awards ceremony tonight 25 April 2022 in Las Vegas, NV, USA.

W3C is immensely honored to be recognized with our third Emmy® Award in seven years. We are proud that W3C was able to provide a space where solutions can be found and groups can together improve technology, artistry and expression for web users. Congrats to the Web Fonts Working Group for the culmination of many years of work and on this well deserved honor,” said Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C.

For more information about the Emmy® Award and Web Fonts, including trying them live, please see our press release.

Photo: Raph Levien, Google; Jyrki Alakuijala, Google; Chris Lilley, W3C; Alan Bird, W3C; Vladimir Levantovsky, W3C Invited Expert; Rod Sheeter, Google; David Kuettel; Garret Rieger, Google.