Today, Google unveiled the Google Font Directory and the Google Font API to help bring dynamic and selective typefaces to the web.
The issues surrounding fonts and the web are complicated and can be tricky to navigate. Google (Google) is hoping to make it easier for developers to integrate more distinctive typefaces into their designs.
Google’s cross-browser solution is similar to what companies like Typekit and Fontdeck are doing, that is, providing users with a library of available fonts that they can easily embed into their sites. Typekit has partnered with lots of commercial foundries and is priced affordably for designers who want to use lots of commercial typefaces legally.