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GkWare MHEG-5 Engine

MHEG-5 in Hong Kong

The MHEG-5 profile for Hong Kong is maintained by the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)


The MHEG-5 profile can be downloaded here after a free registration.

The most important changes (compared to the UK profile) include:

  • support for the UTF-16 character encoding
  • support for traditional and simplified chinese characters (Font rec://font/hk1)
  • EPG key (including new "Userinput registers" and an EngineEvent)