We’re heading to a future where there is more customization for and by the individual, and fontcapture is one such company that is doing their part. They’ve developed a very cool, free web-based service that allows you to create a font that is based on your very own handwriting.
All you need to do is fill out a template, scan it and upload it to their site where it analyzes and then creates the new font which you can then install on your computer.
Unfortunately for me, I’ve been writing less and less as time goes on (and typing more), that my once decent handwriting has deteriorated noticeably. Maybe I should capture it now before it devolves into a doctor’s chicken-scratch…!